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[11/14/17 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Announces Cast for Half-Hour Drama Series "Vida" from Latinx Showrunner Tanya Saracho
Mishel Prada, Karen Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda and Maria Elena Laas have been cast as series regulars alongside Melissa Berrera.

[09/13/17 - 01:00 PM]
Starz Greenlights Original Series "Vida" from Showrunner Tanya Saracho
"Vida" is a half-hour drama series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other.

[04/14/16 - 01:00 PM]
Starz Adds Playwright and Television Writer Tanya Saracho as Showrunner for "Pour Vida"
"Pour Vida" follows twin sisters, Brook and Lyn Hernandez, who inherit an East LA building from their recently deceased mother.

[01/08/16 - 09:17 AM]
Starz Developing Latino Series "Pour Vida" Set in East LA
"Pour Vida" follows twin sisters, Brook and Lyn Hernandez, who inherit an East LA building from their recently deceased aunt who raised them.







VIDA (STARZ)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
1/8/16 - 11/14/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Starz's press release, September 2017) Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht announced today that the development project "Vida" (formerly titled "Pour Vida") has been greenlit to series. Tanya Saracho ("How to Get Away With Murder," "Looking," "Girls") will serve as showrunner with Alonso Ruizpalacios (Gueros, Verde) directing the first episode. Big Beach TV will produce the series with executive producers Marc Turtletaub, Peter Saraf and Robin Schwartz. Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) will retain all domestic and international multiplatform rights, including broadcast, home entertainment and digital for the series. "Vida" is a half-hour drama series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and shocking truth about their mother's identity.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Carlos Miranda as Johnny
· Chelsea Rendon as Marisol
· Karen Ser Anzoategui as Eddy
· Maria Elena Laas as Cruz
· Melissa Barrera as Lyn
· Mishel Prada as Emma
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alonso Ruizpalacios as DIR (Pilot)
· Marc Turtletaub as EP
· Peter Saraf as EP
· Richard Villegas, Jr. as BOOK
· Robin Schwartz as EP
· Tanya Saracho as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Big Beach TV
· Lionsgate Television