Popular Telenovela Gets English-Language Adaptation by Fox Deadline
Fox is adapting a popular telenovela for English-speaking audiences, putting in development an hourlong series based on the 2004 show "Rubí,” reports Deadline.com.
The project focuses a beautiful but penniless woman who wants to become rich, even if it means giving up the love of her life, the story notes. Written by Lisa Loomer, the project is executive produced by Loomer and Michael Garcia, with 20th Century Fox TV and Televisa producing.
When it aired in the U.S. on Univision, the show's two-hour finale drew almost 8 million viewers, the piece notes.