Pinches Momias, the first scripted series under the first-look deal between TelevisaUnivision and Propagate Fuego, began filming in Mexico City. The original production will be had its ViX+, the Spanish-language subscription streaming service set to launch in July. Propagate Fuego, Propagate‘s recently launched Spanish-language division, and Perro Azul are producing the project.
Santiago Limón and José Miguel Núñez created this action-horror-comedy series. Limón is the director and showrunner. Ben Silverman (The Office) Howard T. Owens and Rodney Ferrell are the executive producers for Propagate Fuego.
Rodrigo Mazón, Executive Vice President and General Manager of ViX+ said: ‘Working with Propagate Fuego and Santiago Limón on such an authentically Mexican project is truly exciting. To tap into a genre that is rarely seen, as we create TelevisaUnivision’s first Propagate Fuego series for ViX+, is a source of pride, and we look forward to audiences having the chance to experience it soon. We couldn’t think of a better first project to jump into together than ‘Pinches Momias’.
The story of Pinches Momias follows a group of troubled teenagers from Guanajuato who become their town’s only hope to survive, when its renowned Mummies of Guanajuato, one of the most fascinating collections of mummies in the world, come back from the dead during the busiest week of the year. The cast includes actors Rafael Inclán, Luis Fernando Peña, Carlos Aragón and Diana Bovio alongside Xiunel Gonzalez, Daniel Abrego, Rogelio Cruz, Saak Figueroa Bórquez, Berenice Jonguitud, and Laura Wedel.