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In the tapestry of Latino family life, one name stands out, woven deeply into the fabric of our shared cultural heritage – Betty La Fea. Whisper her name in any Latino household, and watch as the look of recognition appears. The iconic character that captured hearts around the globe is making a grand return. This time, Betty La Fea, The Story Continues finds its new home on Amazon Prime, ready to unfold a new chapter.

The Journey Forward

The new story catches up with our titular heroine 20 years from where we left off, the sequel to the beloved telenovela Yo soy Betty, la Fea reintroduces us to an empowered, wiser Betty. She’s navigating the complexities of motherhood with her teenage daughter, Mila, while the foundations of her relationship with Armando begin to show cracks. Questions from the past resurface, stirring doubts about the choices she made two decades ago.

Familiar Faces, New Tales

Breathing life into this fresh saga is the original on-screen duo, Ana María Orozco and Jorge Enrique Abello, surrounded by a constellation of familiar faces. The ensemble cast reunites us with Julián Arango, Natalia Ramírez, and Lorna Cepeda, among others, each bringing layers of depth to this renewed narrative.

Why It Resonates

Yo soy Betty, la Fea isn’t just a show. It’s a global phenomenon that broke cultural and linguistic barriers, recognized by the Guinness World Records as the most successful telenovela in history. Its story has unfolded in 180 countries, translated into 15 languages, and reimagined in 28 different versions across the globe, including the U.S. adaptation Ugly Betty with America Ferrara leading the charge. Its return isn’t just a revival; it’s the continuation of a story that transcends borders.

Mark your calendars for July 19, 2024, as Betty La Fea, The Story Continues debuts on Prime Video. Until then, check out the teaser here.  Join us as we revisit an old friend, ready to uncover what the next chapter holds in the life of Betty La Fea.

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Victor rounds out the core team of ‘LLERO, he is a co-founder and Editor-in-Chief. Working with journalists and content creators to find the most interesting and newsworthy stories. A freelance sports and film writer at heart. In his spare time Victor follows all things boxing, basketball, movies and television. When not tapping the keys of his laptop he can be found checking out all kinds of mainstream and indie cinema alike. Or as his friends aptly describe "Vic, you like all that weird indie sh*!t"." Guilty as charged.

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