TelevisaUnivision Inc. has commenced production for “Marea Alta” (High Tide), set to debut exclusively on Vix+. The new premium Spanish-language SVOD service is set to launch during the second half of 2022.“‘Marea Alta’ takes place in impressive locations and features a very solid script and complex characters that we are sure will attract a very wide audience,” said Vincenzo Gratteri, ViX+ Senior Vice President, Development. “At ViX, we are excited to offer a wide variety of stories across genres, developed by the most talented Spanish-speaking creators and with top-of-the-line production values.”
Produced by El Estudio, the young adult thriller starts filming this week in Tijuana and the beaches of Ensenada in Baja California. The series was written by Ariel Award-winning Spanish screenwriter Antón Goenechea and directed by the Spanish Goya Award winner Roger Gual and veteran Mexican directors Gabriel Mariño (“Un Mundo Secreto”) and Michelle Garza.
The original production stars Cassandra Ciangherotti (“Las Horas Contigo”), Noé Hernández (“600 Millas”) and Raúl Méndez (“Paramédicos”). Additionally, it features Alejandro Flores, Fermín Martínez, Giovanna Utrilla, Gustavo Sánchez, Jessica Vite, Leidi Gutiérrez, Matías Gruener and Susana Zabaleta.“It’s a pleasure to be able to work side-by-side with Rodrigo Mazón and his team at ViX+. We’re very proud to do this project because it gives us the opportunity to bring the landscapes and wonderful people of Baja California to the screen. It’s great to have such an amazing talent in front and behind the camera,” said Pablo Cruz, Executive Producer and founding partner of El Estudio.
As part of the recently announced ViX, the Spanish-language super streamer, features a premium SVOD, ViX+, which will offer more than 10,000 hours of content, including more than 50 series and films, in the first year alone. The service will be available on the main platforms and on the website vix.com in the U.S., Mexico and most other Spanish-speaking Latin American countries. “’Marea Alta’ will bring the audience the story of a group of young people who surf, go to school and live their normal lives in Baja California, until, one day, tragedy strikes, and secrets start coming to light turning them all into victims, suspects and perpetrators,"Cruz continues.
Marea Alta’ takes place in impressive locations and features a very solid script and complex characters that we are sure will attract a very wide audience. At ViX, we are excited to offer a wide variety of stories across genres, developed by the most talented Spanish-speaking creators and with top-of-the-line production values” Vincenzo Gratteri Senior Vice President, Development, ViX+