Endemol Shine Boomdog Signs Mara Escalante to Overall Development Deal
Studio Developing Scripted and Unscripted Series with Acclaimed Mexican Actress & Comedian
September 22, 2020 - Endemol Shine Boomdog, a division of Endemol Shine North America, has signed acclaimed actress and comedian Mara Escalante to an overall development deal, it was announced today by Alejandro Rincon, CEO, Endemol Shine Boomdog.
The studio is currently developing multiple scripted and unscripted comedy projects with Escalante, who is well known for her award-winning roles on Televisa’s Maria de Todos Los Angeles and numerous other hit comedy series.
“We are thrilled to be working with someone as talented and as funny as Mara Escalante,” says Rincon. “As we continue to expand our scripted and unscripted comedy development, we couldn’t be working with anyone better than Mara. We have some terrific projects that we are working on and look forward to bringing to the marketplace very soon.”
Escalante added, "I feel very excited in this new adventure that will allow me to produce projects that were on my desk together with Endemol, that will surely now be materialized. I feel very happy for the interest that Endemol has put in me to also do new projects that they have proposed to me and that are of great interest to me. I am ready to start making new content for the public in this new stage.”
Mexico City-born Escalante is well known throughout the world for her starring role on Televisa’s Maria de Todos Los Angeles, which brought her critical praise and a myriad of awards. She has also starred on numerous other Televisa series over the last two decades and first received international fame as a stand-up comedian. Escalante has appeared in many high-profile films including Operación Concha, Que culpa tiene el niño. El tamaño si importa and Como Matar a un esposo Muerto.
Earlier this year, Endemol Shine Boomdog announced it had signed a bounty of top comedic talent and was developing a slate of original new scripted and unscripted comedy series. The studio signed award-winning actors/comedians Fran Hevia (Se Rentan Cuartos), Alex Fernandez (LOL), Michelle Rodriguez (LOL, Me Caigo de Risa), Ricardo O’Farrill (LOL) and El Diablito (Se Busca Comediante, LOL).
Endemol Shine Boomdog currently produces such hit series as MasterChef Mexico (Azteca), Mira Quien Baila (Television/Univision), Quién es la Máscara (Televisa/Univision) Nicky Jam: El Ganador (Netflix), LOL (Amazon) and Me Caigo de Risa (Televisa). Upcoming series include Súbete a mi Moto (Amazon) and Tu Cara Me Suena (Univision).