NBC UNIVERSO Kicks Off Production On Its First Original Scripted Series, El Vato, starring Regional Mexican Artist El Dasa
The Dramedy Marks the Acting Debut for the Award Winning Singer From Sonora, México.
The network's first original scripted series created for the U.S. Hispanic market. Premiering this spring, Endemol Shine Latino and Boomdog are set to produce the 10 episode-long series starring Regional Mexican artist, El Dasa.
The scripted-drama, inspired by El Dasa's incredible real life story, follows an aspiring singer, El Vato, as he navigates life in Los Angeles after landing a once-in-a-lifetime record deal. He risks it all, leaving his life in Mexico for the bright lights of Hollywood and a shot at stardom. With temptations at every turn, and his friends in tow, does he have what it takes to make it?
"El Vato" stars Dasahev López (El Vato), Cristina Rodlo (Mariana), Gustavo Egelhaaf (El Pollo), Ricardo Polanco (Brandon), Itatí Cantoral (Wendy), Arcelia Ramírez (Tía Eli) and Mauricio Martínez (Marcos).