As usual, every week Netflix updates its catalog of titles available around the world.
This week, Netflix added new productions between series and movies, which quickly became among those preferred by the platform’s subscribers.
These are the most watched series and movies in Venezuela this week:
Created by Leonardo Padrón, Pálpito tells the story of how Simón’s wife was taken from her life to remove her heart and transplant it to Camila, a woman married to a powerful man. Seeking revenge, Simón enters the dangerous world of organ trafficking. In the desperate search for him, fate leads him to fall in love with Camila, who is alive thanks to the heart that was taken from his wife. The conflict will reach its peak when both discover an unexpected truth.
Cast: Michel Brown, Ana Lucía Domínguez, Sebastián Martínez, Margarita Muñoz, Moisés Arismendi, Valeria Emiliani, Julián Cerati, Juan Fernando Sánchez, Mauricio Cujar, Jacqueline Arenal, among others
Successful Colombian soap opera written by Fernando Gaitán, starring Margarita Rosa de Francisco and Guy Ecker in 1994, of which the Colombian channel RCN made a new version that reached Netflix. The story focuses on Teresa Suárez, “La gaviota” (Laura Londoño), a humble and simple woman who goes to Hacienda Casablanca every year to collect the coffee harvested during the second season of the year together with her mother Carmenza (Katherine Vélez) . This time they hope it will be the last trip: with luck, they will own their own land. But love will cross her path, because Gaviota will fall in love with Sebastián (William Levy).
director: Mauricio Cruz Fortunato and Olga Lucia Rodriguez
Cast: William Levy, Laura Londoño, Carmen Villalobos, Diego Cadavid, Lincoln Palomeque, Luces Velásquez, Katherine Vélez, Andrés Toro as Aurelio Díaz, Mabel Moreno, Ramiro Meneses, among others
Peter the scaly
The popular Colombian soap opera produced by Caracol Tv and released in 2001 comes to Netflix to tell the story of Pedro Coral Tavera, who is not the typical heartthrob: he is not rich, he is not handsome, he does not dress well and he thinks he is a good dancer. This inveterate womanizer, a relentless heartthrob, arrives in Bogotá escaping from his hometown for nothing more and nothing less than a skirt problem. As soon as he arrives, Pedro, a “scaly” being, intelligent and in love, bumps into the love of his life, Paula Dávila, and in less than 48 hours he ends up being her driver and confidante. Not only that, but she also becomes the great breadwinner of the Pacheco family, made up exclusively of women, whom the man of the house has just left to go to the other world. This is how Pedrito Coral Tavera finds the perfect setting to interpret and display his scales.
director: Juan Carlos Villamizar.
Cast: Sandra Reyes, Miguel Varoni, Marcela Mar, Javier Gómez, Alina Lozano, Jairo Camargo, Álvaro Bayona, Martha Osorio, among others
A new course begins in Las Encinas with many open fronts. After Phillipe’s fateful New Year’s Eve party and Guzmán’s escape, the secret of Armando’s death threatens to truncate Samuel and Ari’s love story. Rebeca is on a journey of self-discovery, while Omar recovers from the separation with Ander; In addition, the appearance of the winner of the Goya for Best New Actor for the film Adú, Adam Nourou, who will play Bilal, will make her relationship with Samuel difficult.
director: Diego Martin Gabriel
Cast: Itzan Escamilla, Omar Shanaa, Claudia Salas, Georgina Amorós, Carla Díaz, Martina Cariddi, Manu Ríos, Pol Granch, Valentina Zenere, Iván Cruz, Carloto Cotta, among others
I am Betty the Ugly one
The popular production created by Fernando Gaitán is one of those that remains at the top of Netflix. It aired on television between 1999 and 2001. It follows Beatriz Aurora Pinzón Solano, a bright, unattractive young economist. She works for a fashion company called Ecomoda. Betty, as she is affectionately called, constantly has to put up with insults and contempt from her co-workers, especially secretary Patricia Fernández, designer Hugo Lombardi and company shareholder Marcela Valencia, as she rises through her skills and efficiency and she gains the trust of the president and the one she secretly falls in love with: Armando Mendoza.
director: Mario Rivero
Cast: Ana María Orozco, Jorge Enrique Abello, Natalia Ramírez, Lorna Paz, Luis Mesa, Ricardo Velez, Julián Arango, Mario Duarte, Kepa Amuchastegui, Talú Quintero, Celmira Luzardo, Jorge Herrera, Adriana Franco, Pilar Uribe, Julio César Herrera and Hakan angser
anatomy of a scandal
The British miniseries is an adaptation of the homonymous novel by Sarah Vaughan, it came to Netflix to show the power and sexual assaults in the British Parliament. The story focuses on the couple formed by James and Sophia Whitehouse, who live in a happy and exclusive world. He’s a minister in Parliament, he has a lovely family and his career seems limitless…until a scandalous secret unexpectedly comes to light. Lawyer Kate Woodcroft also has an impressive career and her accusations threaten to tear Westminster, the Whitehouses and her own self-esteem apart.
director: S. J. Clarkson
Cast: Sienna Miller, Rupert Friend, Michelle Dockery, Naomi Scott, Ben Radcliffe, Josette Simon, Jonathan Coy, Violet Verigo, Rita McDonald Damper, Sophie Jo Wasson, Kathryn Wilder, and Missy Malek
Escobar, the patron of evil
Pablo Escobar is still at the top of Netflix Venezuela. Based on journalistic documents and the testimonies of close people, this series portrays the life of Pablo Escobar. The story begins between the operation that killed the head of the Medellín Cartel and the murders of its most prominent victims with real scenes. It shows his origins as the son of a peasant and a teacher. Pablo Escobar appears as a child, fragile and fearful, who after experiencing his first closeness to death, develops his mischievous facet under the tutelage of an Antioquian matron. The series portrays how, as he grows older, he becomes more and more ambitious, one of the worst criminals in contemporary history.
Cast: Andrés Parra, Cecilia Navia, Angie Cepeda, Vicky Hernández, Christian Tappan, Joavany Álvarez, Rodolfo Silva, Tommy Vásquez, Toto Vega, among others
The series released in 2018 tells the story of Diego Hidalgo and Isabel Fernández, who for very different reasons are forced to flee Sonora, adopting the identity of a happy married couple to escape dangerous enemies. With the intention of tarnishing his father’s memory, Diego gets involved in business with the most powerful narco in Sonora, Gavino Gaona, but things get complicated when, being the boyfriend of Gavino’s daughter, the protagonist ends up becoming the lover of his wife, which makes Gaona furious and puts a price on his head.
director: Pearl Farias
Cast: Luis Ernesto Franco, Camila Sodi, Sergio Goyri, Samadhi Zendejas, Eduardo Yáñez, Sonya Smith, Alejandro Camacho, Azela Robinson, Uriel del Toro, among others
The Netflix series, inspired by the Julia Quinn novels, follows the story of the eight beloved brothers of the Bridgerton family who seek love and happiness in London’s high society. In the second season, duty, desire and scandal collide when Viscount Anthony Bridgerton decides to marry, but crosses paths with the headstrong sister of his fiancée.
Creator: Chris VanDusen
Cast: Jonathan Bailey, Simone Ashley, Phoebe Dynevor, Nicola Coughlan, Claudia Jessie, Polly Walker, Luke Thompson, Ruth Gemmell, Charithra Chandran, Adjoa Andoh, Rupert Evans, Golda Rosheuvel, Kathryn Drysdale
The series María Magdalena, produced by the Mexican television station TV Azteca, is a melodrama that recreates the life of a passionate woman during times of oppression. A woman different from the rest, who will change the laws of a corrupt society run by men. As a witness to a world full of vice and betrayal, she will be forced to run away and try to forget her past. On the eve of her death in the desert, she meets Jesus, the man who will make her understand the meaning of true love, a pure and impossible love that will resurrect her faith and her desire to live from it. She will stop being a rejected woman and will become the most important disciple of the prophet of Nazareth.
director: Felipe Cano Rodrigo Lalinde
Cast: María Fernanda Yepes, Manolo Cardona, Andrés Parra, Luis Roberto Guzmá, Diana Lein, César Mora, Francisco Vázquez, Alejandro de Marino, among others