The Young and the Restless spoilers reveal that show alumna Eva Longoria (Isabella Braña) is developing a series titled Chicano for the network. The show is based on Richard Vasquez’s novel of the same name.
The project is the second one she has developed for ABC, with her series Grand Hotel debuting last season.
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According to Deadline other big names involved in the project include Oscar-winning actor Forester Whitaker and Natalie Chaidez.
Chaidez is writing the new series which features the Sandoval family. The clan is a Mexican-American family that comes to Los Angeles to pursue a better life via the American Dream. The show follows the family from 1920 up until the present day.
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Karey Burke, the president of ABC Entertainment, said of Longoria’s show, “Chicano is just the first of many projects that we expect from Eva and Ben (Spector) as we look to ramp up our slate of Latinx programming. As part of our studio family, they are valuable partners in helping us expand our commitment to compelling stories for underrepresented communities.”
She added that given the talented team, including Whitaker, heading up the project, “we know we have the perfect powerhouse team to bring this Mexican-American family’s story to life and cultivate the next generation of Latinx storytelling.”
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YR has been treating fans to flashback shows while it works to film and air new content. Recently fans were treated to scenes that featured Longoria as the bad girl character Isabella Braña. During her reign on the show, Isabella was a classic diva villainess who tried and failed to kill her love rival.
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Isabella was smitten to the point of obsession with Paul Williams (Doug Davidson) but he was in love with Christine Blair (Lauralee Bell). Among her hijinks, Isabella faked her death and tried to frame Christine for her murder. Isabella later drugged and tried to kill poor Christine in a gruesome bathtub scene.
Isabella and Paul had a son, Ricky Williams (Peter Porte), who grew up to take after his deranged mom. After coming to Genoa City as an adult he had a mental collapse. In the end poor, Paul had no choice but to fatally shoot his son in order to prevent him from harming an innocent woman.
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