Natalia Oreiro will be added to the select group of actresses who played an icon of Argentine culture as Maria Eva Duarte de Perón. The 44-year-old actress was confirmed in the lead role of Santa Evita: the miniseries she presented Star+ and which is based on a book by Tomás Eloy Martínez. The first images and the physical transformation of the Uruguayan were also revealed it is simply awesome. Sight!
Evita was a symbol of Argentine politics during the 1940s and 1950s for her struggle for equality and women’s rights. His image has a huge weight of its own to this day and his story was brought into art in numerous ways. Actresses like Julieta Díaz, Elena Roger, Nacha Guevara and even Madonna they interpreted it in cinema and television.
Now it will be Oreiro’s turn, of a long history in the South American country and internationally famous in countries such as Russia and Israel. Despite his experience, the role represents a great step in his career and he stated this in an interview with Clarín: “First of all, I am grateful. Afterwards, I feel that it is the greatest challenge of my artistic career. And, finally, I have to confess that I am afraid of such a character”.
The actress also expressed herself on her Instagram account this Thursday and confirmed that filming began in recent days in Argentina. “With so much desire and a lot of emotion I want to share this great challenge with you “He added about a miniseries that will have eight episodes and will be directed by Rodrigo Garcia Barcha (son of Gabriel García Márquez) and Alexander maci.
Of the rest of the cast, it is only known who composes it Darius Grandinetti (will play Juan Domingo Perón), Ernesto Alterio (will be Colonel Moori Koenig), Diego Velazquez Y Francesc Orella, the Spanish actor who gives life to the popular teacher of Merli.
The incredible transformation of Natalia Oreiro in the new series about Eva Perón
The first published images showed the metamorphosis that Oreiro underwent to embody the woman who died in 1952. “I’m emotionally taken by Evita”, remarked on the changes he had to make in his hair, voice and body for the character. It even transpired that for the scene where Evita’s death acts, was without sleep to give the expression of a sick person. Amazing.
The series is barely in production and does not have a release date yet, but it will be one of the first originals of Star + in Latin America. The platform arrives in the region on August 31 and prepares important titles to offer.
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