- Carolina Miranda speaks exclusively about her participation in Malverde’s series: El Santo Patron
- Malverde: El Santo Patron is an incredible original production that tells the truth behind the Mexican legend
- Carolina Miranda plays Isabel Aguilar who is a noble and intelligent woman, but also uncompromising
Carolina Miranda Malverde series. Carolina Miranda plays Isabel Aguilar who is a noble and intelligent woman, but also uncompromising. She is a smiling woman who likes to give her opinion and question. From a very young age she was very close to Malverde since he is her brother’s best friend and they grew up together. Isabel lives in conflict since she is married, but she has many mixed feelings towards Malverde. Now he speaks exclusively to Hispanic World about this new challenge in his career.
Inspired by a true story, Telemundo’s Malverde: El Santo Patrón is an incredible original production that tells the truth behind the Mexican legend. The series, which will begin production this month in Mexico, will be full of action and will be produced with a very current language, to tell the story of a boy born in 1870 in Sinaloa, who will become a legendary, almost religious figure, defender of the people, protector of both innocent as well as poor and dispossessed, and at the same time as drug traffickers and thugs.
Carolina Miranda talks about Malverde: The Patron Saint
Set in 1910 and inspired by real life events, ‘Malverde: El Santo Patrón’ tells the story of Jesús Malverde, a young man from Sinaloa, Mexico, who became a legendary figure, defender of the people, the innocent and the dispossessed. The electrifying production follows Malverde’s life from his troubled childhood as an orphan to the advent of the Mexican Revolution, where he experienced the torments of war, danger and love as he accumulated unexpected power.
Over time, he becomes a Robin Hood-style heroic figure, admired by women of all walks of life. However, Jesus continues to be haunted by his unexpected feelings for his childhood sweetheart, Elizabeth. As federal authorities see increasing danger in Malverde’s growing power during the early days of the Mexican Revolution, it will take more than love to hold off all those who seek to destroy the hero known to the faithful as “ The Patron Saint ”.
Carolina Miranda Malverde series: How do you feel about participating in this project?
“I am very grateful to Telemundo for the opportunity to be able to star in this project, to return to Telemundo after doing“ Señora Cero ”which was also a great project where they opened the doors of their house for me. To return with this character, with this great, powerful production where they are putting all the meat on the grill ”.
“He is throwing all the desire in the world and that they give me the opportunity to star alongside Pedro Fernández, I feel grateful, blessed and with great honor to be able to be in this character,” says her portrayal of Isabel Aguilera in Malverde’s series: The Patron Saint.
Carolina Miranda Malverde series: How much did you know about this Malverde character?
“The truth is that from everything that has happened, I began to read a lot as Mexicans we know perfectly who Malverde is, what a saint he is, who he works for. But of course, when interpreting this story you have to delve a little into Jesús Malverde, to know who he was, who his ancestors were, where he comes from. When you are investigating all these things you realize that he really was a Robin Hood who worked for the poor, took away the rich and always tried to seek something egalitarian. This has nothing to do with drug traffickers, that’s what happened later ”.
“This is the beginning of his story since he was a child, until what customs he had. Why did they call him a saint? Because he began to heal with herbs to perform miracles. It has nothing to do with the narcos, but is the story of him before he became a saint. And with me Isabel, I have the honor and privilege of being the great love in Malverde’s life and that is a lot of responsibility ”.
Carolina Miranda Malverde series: What was it like working with Pedro Fernández?
“It was a great honor to meet Pedro, to meet this personality who is an excellent companion, he is a very prepared person, very professional. He always had a good attitude on set that rubbed off on all of us. “
“I think I annoyed him a little, because every day I told him to sing the one with the ‘Blue Backpack’ to me. We had a lot of fun, I love him, I admire him, I respect him and he really made a great character for this series ”.
Carolina Miranda Malverde series: Tell us a little about the challenges of making Isabel.
“Thank God Isabel is a little more relaxed, however she is a woman of arms to take, she is a very confident woman, very strong, she is a personality that is even a little ahead of the women who existed at that time. She is a woman who believes in the revolution, she is fighting for justice, for equality. Sneakingly, she suddenly tries to get women to get ahead and have this gender equality and not only serve to be at home, with the machismo that existed at that time ”.
“She is a very brave woman that I admire a lot and if I see her as these Adelitas who began to take the scoop on not staying silent and always saying what they thought. Fighting for a goal and happiness that is beautiful to interpret because thanks to these types of personalities today we enjoy our freedom ”.
How was the proposal to star Malverde?
“Telemundo looked for me directly, I have already worked with them, they already know what kind of work I do, how did they carry out a series, a project, how committed I am. If I can say that it was a great challenge in my career, normally it took us two to three months to create a pre-production, to create a character, read the texts, the lines, start investigating with the directors what you can contribute to this. Serie”.
“Those three months I had to reduce it to a week, in a literal week I had to take out all the character, the story and instead of saying that it was bad, it is a pride for me that as an actress I add to being able to face this bull and have the confidence from Telemundo who trusted me once again, first with “Señora Cero” now with “Malverde”. Filed Under: Carolina Miranda Malverde Series
Will this series mark a before and after in your career?
“The truth is, I don’t know, things are so radical, so different, I would love it to mark a before and after in my career, the point is always to be growing, to be evolving as a human being, that is totally the public’s response that have about a production ”.
“I know that you are going to fall in love with this production, because as an actor you begin to feel this little meat of history and you say ‘I would also see it in my free time’ and I hope that is true. In the end, all I do is always to climb a step and I know that this is not going to be the exception ”. Filed Under: Carolina Miranda Malverde Series
Is there a happier moment than when your dad took you to a spa?
“I think that every day is very happy, obviously we are human beings, we cannot stand in front of a screen and pretend to be perfect, because everything is perfect in our lives or that they always see us happy. We also go through hard times, we falter in many things and it is difficult to keep up with this pace of work ”.
“If I am very grateful for something in life, it was precisely in this series, I had the blessing of celebrating my birthday on the set, dressed in a period dress, the production brought me a soundtrack, but a vintage one. They were all dressed singing the mañanitas, I had the opportunity to have my uncles accompanying me. I think that every day they have something very special and we know that way ”. Filed Under: Carolina Miranda Malverde Series
Did you have any kind of rapprochement with Malverde?
“I couldn’t be in the chapel, because I was recording another project, I had a week to prepare the character, to be at home reading, studying, researching. But what I did do was play this character with great respect for both Malverde as he is a saint for many ”.
“And also for his audience, his followers, his faithful, for all these people who follow him, trying to make my character out of respect, love so that they too can enjoy together with me what Isabel means. I am living my fullest time, I have a partner who I am very much in love, at the moment I am complete in every way ”. Filed Under: Carolina Miranda Malverde Series