Mexican Actress Kate Del Castillo Finally Feels Safe Going Home After Her 3-Year Exile In LA: LAistMexican actress Kate del Castillo is an international star. In , she gained a new kind of attention after a fateful meeting with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. She joined us recently for an episode of "Salon Talks" to discuss this play, which she says is the ballsiest work she's ever done, the fall-out from her El Chapo meeting and why the world needs more men — not women — like her. This show is based on the real life story about the femicide, the violence against women, in Juarez, Mexico. It's actually the journey the author [playwright Isaac Gomez] took down to Juarez.
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All of these titles were available to stream on US Netflix at the time of writing. While most of the show was filmed on location in Mexico City prepare yourself for plenty of chilango slang , Castillo had to film her parts in the US. Well, remember that fateful interview with crime boss El Chapo? Thanks to that, she was actually a wanted woman in Mexico at the time. After all, there are close to episodes of this show, which is headed up by Mexican telenovela veteran, Angelique Boyer you might know her from her meme-worthy turn as Teresa in the show of the same name.
Kate Del Castillo plays a badass first lady in the Mexican political thriller.
By Denise Petski. She is a woman with a strong personality, conviction and clear ideas that make her capable of doing anything. As Emilia starts to lose faith in her husband, President Diego Nava, she finds herself at a crossroad where she will need to find a way to deal with a great challenge and uncover the truth. The series was originally set to shoot in Mexico, but plans changed and production was moved to the U. Of course, El Chapo was eventually re-captured and extradited to the U. Epigmenio Ibarra and Veronica Velasco also serve as executive producers and Natasha Ybarra-Klor as lead writer and co-executive producer for the series. Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy.
At the age of 20, del Castillo became known for her lead role in the telenovela Muchachitas for Televisa in Afterwards, she continued her career in film and television in Latin America. Del Castillo was born in Mexico City , Mexico. She is the daughter of Kate Trillo and Eric del Castillo , a legend of Mexican cinema and a soap opera actor himself. She made her acting debut in when she took part in a film called The Last Escape.
The telenovela that catapulted Kate del Castillo to international fame in — La Reina del Sur — is back for a new season this week, and after three years of living in exile in Los Angeles, she finally feels safe to return home to Mexico again. Yes, I'm stronger, but also I am much more vulnerable. According to Netflix documentary The Day I Met El Chapo del Castillo is credited as an executive producer , her texts with El Chapo were leaked to the press, and the Mexican government investigated her for money laundering — accusations she maintains were unfounded and likely stemmed from the government's embarrassment about El Chapo's jail escape and recapture. Fearing arrest in Mexico, she retreated to her home in Los Angeles to wait out the storm. In a case of art imitating life imitating art, del Castillo has played women on the run in both La Reina del Sur and Netflix's Ingobernable. But she insists it's entirely coincidental. She signed on for Netflix's Ingobernable in — she plays Mexico's First Lady, who goes on the run after being framed for her husband's murder — before she met El Chapo, and before she fled her home country.