Pantelion Films Unveils the New Poster and Trailer for LA USURPADORA, THE MUSICAL

Los Angeles, CA. – March 2, 2023 – Pantelion Films and production company The Lift Entertainment unveiled today the official key art of its upcoming film, “La Usurpadora, The Musical.” The film stars Isabella Castillo (El Señor de los Cielos) and Alan Estrada(¿Conoces a Tomás? Día de Muertos) and will premiere in theaters in the United States on April 7th and in Mexico on April 12th.

Pantelion’s most ambitious undertaking to date, “La Usurpadora, The Musical,” will bring the iconic story to the big screen, turning a classic melodrama into a modern movie musical. Capitalizing on the current nostalgia for all things 90’s, the soundtrack will feature the cast performing 15 of the biggest Latin music hits from that era. In addition to Isabella and Alan, the film features a stellar supporting cast that includes Susana Zabaleta (Sexo, pudor y lágrimas), Jesús Ochoa (Overboard, ¿Qué culpa tiene el niño?), Cecilia Toussaint (Amor de barrio), Valentina (Rupaul´s Drag Race, Rent) and Alejandra Ley (Vencer el pasado) with special appearances by Alejandra Guzmán (El Juego de las Llaves) and Shane West (Gotham, A Walk to Remember). 
 Featuring dialogue and music in both Spanish and English, “La Usurpadora, The Musical” is full of humor, emotion, and great storytelling, all underscored by Latin hits including La Vida Es Un Carnaval, Mi Tierra, Dame Otro Tequila, Bidi Bidi Bom Bom, Vuelve, Con Zapatos de Tacón, Cosas Del Amor, among many others. “La Usurpadora, The Musical”, is an adaptation of one of the most successful soap operas of all time – broadcast in over 125 countries and translated into 24 languages in the late 90’s. La Usurpadora, The Musical is directed by  Santiago Limón (Cindy La Regia, Rebelde) who also co-wrote the script along with María Hinojos (Mirreyes vs Godinez), award-winning music producer Sebastian Krys, winner of 8 GRAMMY® awards and 12 Latin Grammy® awards, choreographer Priscilla Hernández, who has created spectacular sequences like the Day of the Dead parade in James Bond: Specter and Bardo, and producerMatt Walden, a former Columbia Pictures, Fox and Arista Records executive, who oversaw the music for Waiting to Exhale and Romeo+Juliet and was part of the key creative team on Santana’s Supernatural.  
 About Pantelion Films:Pantelion Films is the first major Latino Hollywood studio and the face of Hispanic entertainment in the U.S.   Launched in 2010, Pantelion releases include the breakout hit, “Instructions Not Included,” the highest grossing Spanish language film of all time in the U.S., “Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos,” the highest grossing Spanish language animated feature of all time in the U.S., “No Manches Frida,” which was produced and distributed by Pantelion Films and went on to become the highest grossing Spanish comedy in the US., and, most recently, with MGM and 3Pas Studios, the highly successful remake of “Overboard” starring Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris and Eva Longoria.   

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