Star Plus Latin America passed its launch to August 31, 2021

Disney announced this week that it postponed the launch of Star Plus Latin America to August 31, 2021, almost three months later than originally announced, when it had been indicated that it would be during June of this year.

Star Plus Latin America will work differently from how Star does in Europe where the platform is integrated as one more brand within Disney Plus.

In the region it will be marketed independently. That is, it can be subscribed separately or in a package with Disney Plus, which will thus have a differential price.

What will be the series, movies that can be seen?

Much of the appeal of Star Plus Latin America is that it will be focused on a more adult audience than Disney Plus, although there will be productions for the whole family like all seasons (yes, finally, all seasons) of “The Simpsons.” They will be joined by classic series such as “The Walking Dead”, “24”, “Homeland”, “Prison Break”, “How I Met Your Mother”, “The X Files”, “Prison Break”, “Modern Family” and “This is Us”, including “American Horror Story”, “Mayans MC”, “Pose”, “Outlander”, “Genius” (from National Geographic), “Snowfall”, “9-1-1″, ” SWAT ”and“ The Resident ”, among others.

Star Plus will also offer original productions such as “Big Sky”, “Love Victor”, “Dollface”, “A Teacher”, “Rebel”, “Helstrom”, “Y: The Last Man”, “Black Narcissus” and “Hip Hop Uncovered ”.

In films there will be from classic titles, to recent productions, such as the winner of the Oscar 2021, “Nomadland”, through “Deadpool”, “Deadpool 2”, “Logan”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “The Devil Wears Fashion” , “Jojo Rabbit” and the collections of “Alien”, “Hard to Kill”, “Planet of the Apes”, “Relentless Quest” and much more.

Star Plus Latin America passed its launch to August 31, 2021

In animated productions, in addition to “The Simpsons”, we will have all the seasons of “Family Guy”, “American Dad!”, “Futurama”, “Bob’s Burgers”, “Duncanville” and the new original series Star: “Solar Opposites ”.

Star Plus Latin America passed its launch to August 31, 2021

What are the original Star Plus Latin America series exclusive to the region?

“SANTA EVITA”
Series produced by Salma Hayek with Natalia Oreiro as the main character focused on the figure of Eva Perón and based on the homonymous novel by the writer Tomás Eloy Martínez. The Uruguayan actress will be the one who acted in the main role in the fiction about the fate of the Argentine’s body after her death. She will be accompanied by Ernesto Alterio, who will play Colonel Moori Koenig; Darío Grandinetti as Juan Domingo Perón; Diego Velázquez, playing “El Periodista”, and Francesc Orella, who will play Dr. Pedro Ara, the doctor who embalmed Evita’s body.

“Santa Evita is the story of a body without a grave and the legend that was born around it,” explained Buena Vista Original Productions, a Disney company in Latin America, which will be in charge of producing this important project alongside the Mexican Salma Hayek and Rodrigo García Barcha that will premiere on Star Plus streaming in the region.

García Barcha, son of the writer Gabriel García Márquez, is also in charge of directing the miniseries accompanied by Alejandro Maci. The writers and actresses Marcela Guerty and Pamela Rementería were in charge of adapting the script for the seven episodes of Santa Evita. This new project by Salma Hayek not only portrays a charismatic Eva Perón, but also tackles various broader gender issues, always with a feminist twist.

“THE PROTECTORS”
Argentine drama series starring Adrián Suar, Gustavo Bermúdez, Andrés Parra and Laurita Fernández that follows three soccer representatives who are almost bankrupt and decide to ally when a soccer star appears. The story focuses specifically on three football representatives who are in decline, as they are in a difficult economic situation and must manage to get out of bankruptcy, thus forming an alliance between the three.

However, an international soccer star will appear and they will begin to dispute for him until they decide to make a temporary union: a job of protectors. The series was originally going to be produced by Pol-ka, but due to the economic crisis of the producer, it decided to sell the rights to the fiction to Disney Plus as part of the new content for its platform. It was finally confirmed to premiere on Star Plus.

“SESSIONS”
Star Plus original Argentine dramatic comedy, starring Carla Peterson, Benjamín Vicuña, Eugenia “China” Suárez and Julieta Cardinali, whose story centers on a pair of lovers who go to therapy to end their relationship. It is directed by Ana Katz and co-written by her with Daniel Katz and Alejandro Jovic.

Vicuña and Suarez play a pair of lovers who are going through a crisis in their relationship, for which they decide to seek the help of a psychologist (Carla Peterson) to be able to separate and each one be happy with their respective marriages.

“LIMBO”
Argentine series directed by the duo Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat (“The illustrious citizen”, “My masterpiece”), starring Clara Lago, Mike Amigorena and Esteban Pérez, Andrés Gil and Andrea Frigerio. The plot follows the story of three brothers who must take charge of the company left to them by their late father, thus starting a power struggle. Produced by Pampa Films and LaFlia for Star Plus Latin America.

After the death of their father, three brothers (Lago, Amigorena and Pérez) must manage the cosmetology company that he left them and must work together to maintain the empire and the legacy that their late father built, but they will also have to face ambitions of each, for which, they will put their relationship to the test as brothers facing a power struggle for the company.

What sports can be seen on Star Plus Latin America?

Disney not only bought Marvel, LucasFilm (Star Wars), Pixar and 20th Century Fox, among other big companies. The giant acquired ESPN so you can see a long list of leagues and championships, live matches, such as Conmebol, Premier Leage, LaLiga, MLB, NHL, as well as different competitions in sports as varied as rugby, tennis, golf, cycling, soccer and boxing.

Among the programs available will be the successful SportsCenter and ESPNKnockout.

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Teacher’s Day: The most remembered teachers on television and film


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Professor Jirafales, “El chavo del 8”

Professor Jirafales is one of the most remembered teachers on Mexican television. He was played by actor Rubén Aguirre in the program “El Chavo del 8”. An educated man, single, and deeply in love with Dona Florinda. He was an educator at the elementary school that “El chavo” and his friends attended.

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Mr. Miyagi, ” Karate Kid ”

Nariyoshi Miyagi, known as Mr. Miyagi, is Daniel Larusso and Julie Pierce’s mentor in the “Karate Kid” movies. He was represented on the tapes by actor Pat Morita.

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Maestro Yoda, ”Star Wars’

Master Yoda was one of the most renowned and powerful Jedi Masters in the “Star Wars” saga, one of the few Jedi of the Galactic Republic to survive until the Galactic Civil War. His most recognized student is none other than Luke Skywalker himself.

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Dewey Finn, ” School of Rock ”

Dewey Finn, played by Jack Black, was considered a failure until he found his place as a rock and roll teacher.

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John Keating, ” The Society of Dead Poets ”

John Keating, played by Robin Williams, was one of the original founders of “The Dead Poets Society.”

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Profesor Snape, ”Harry Potter”

Professor Severus Snape, from the magical saga “Harry Potter” was a Potions master, Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher and director of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Snape had a momentous role in both wars against Lord Voldemort.

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Master Honey, ” Matilda ”

One of the most beloved characters in cinema is undoubtedly the teacher Miel, from the movie ” Matilda ”. Played by actress Embeth Davidtz, Miel was the niece of the fearsome Tronchatoro, from whom she always tried to protect the protagonist of the story.

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Maestra Lupita, ” Long Live the Children ”

Andrea Legarreta gave life to the teacher Lupita in the Mexican soap opera “Vivan los Niños”. She was a very good and understanding teacher with her students, as well as very pretty

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Don Cipriano, ”Simitrio”

Don Cipriano is an almost blind and very strict teacher, although with a good heart. On the first day of classes, “Simitrio” had to leave town without notifying the school, so his classmates take the opportunity to play pranks on the teacher (played by José Elías Moreno).

10

Erin Gruwell, ” Freedom Writers ”

Hilary Swank played Professor Erin Gruwell in the film “Freedom Writers,” which depicted a rare form of teaching in high schools.

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Master Roshi, ” Dragon Ball ”

He is a fictional character from the manga and anime series “Dragon Ball”. His disciples give him the title of Muten Rōshi, which means invincible elder master, and he is remembered for being the mentor of Goku and the Z Warriors.

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Master Splinter, ” Ninja Turtles ”

Master Splinter was a mutant rat, who also served as an instructor of martial arts and “Ninja Turtles”, as well as his adoptive father.

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Edna Krabappel, ” The Simpsons ”

Edna Krabappel appears in the animated series “The Simpsons”. She was the fourth grade teacher at Springfield Elementary School until before she married Ned Flanders.

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Professor Norbury, ” Heavy Girls ”

Being the butt of jokes from her own students, Professor Norbury (played by Tina Fey) is the most competent person to resolve a conflict between the “Heavy Girls” of the school.

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Maestra Ximena, ” Carousel ”

The teacher Ximena from the Mexican soap opera “Carrusel” (played by Gabriela Rivero) is well remembered for her sweetness, charisma and patience with which she guided the children.

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the gasps of Turkish youth

The local, involuntarily reductionist and homely gaze that Western societies sometimes use to analyze their problems limits and narrows the field of vision so much That, thinking about the possibility that the generational difficulties that a Turkish twenty-something can go through have something in common with the work limitations of a Frenchman who has just graduated, ends up looking far-fetched and even ridiculous. Is the gentrification process that the neighborhoods of what is known as “Nueva Turkey” currently undergoing in any way similar to the abrasive process of modernization of premises and houses that eminently traditional areas such as Lavapiés or Malasaña have experienced in recent years? Can an unemployed young man from Usera feel identified with the lack of vital expectations manifested by an unemployed young man from Turkey?

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However, the multifaceted director Azra Deniz Okyay does not intend to answer these types of questions, but rather to ignite the pilot of reflection in the heads of those who are willing to ask them. Through his debut feature, “Ghosts”, which opens on Friday the 14th in Spanish theaters and has the backing of the Mostra after winning the Critics’ Week Award at the Venice Film Festival, Okyay proposes an energetic and disorderly of the present of Istanbul and of the structural and social changes produced. “It may seem that the generational problems of Turkish youth do not have much to do with those that European youth may have. Here people do not have opportunities to develop their creativity and that is why they see the need to open their own spaces. Without a doubt, I believe that it is a democratic problem. In recent years in Turkey the voice of the new generations has hardly been heard by the political representatives ”, assures the filmmaker on the other side of the screen in videoconference with LA RAZÓN.

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Poblenou Open Day – Visit Barcelona

On May 15, more than 50 associated spaces will open their doors to share their work with the public. Poblenou Urban district offers you a free and uninterrupted program of activities around art and creativity. A day when the latest trends were connected in a neighborhood that, with a marked industrial past and a present linked to culture and technology, has become a benchmark in the city.

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The most expensive films in the history of cinema – People – Culture

Technological advances in the film industry have allowed productions to be made with a greater deployment in terms of preproduction and postproduction.

Production companies, then, are investing more and more money in the making of feature films. With each ‘check’ they record historical figures.

These are some of the most expensive movies in the cinema:

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Sailing in Mysterious Waters’

This film, released in 2011, is considered the most expensive film in history.

According to ‘Forbes’ magazine, for this feature film, which featured the participation of actors such as Johnny Deep (Captain Jack Sparrow), Penélope Cruz (Angélica) and Geoffrey Rush (Captain Barbosa), they were invested 410 million of dollars.

It should be noted that this was the fourth film in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ saga, which grossed more than a billion dollars at the box office.

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‘Avengers: Endgame’

Although no official Disney or Marvel data are known about the exact figure that was invested for the making of this feature film, according to the American medium ‘Business Insider’ this was the most expensive film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (UCM). He had an investment of about 350 million of dollars.

It should be noted that this production became the highest grossing film in history, with a collection of more than 2.7 billion dollars.

‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Another of the most expensive movies in history was ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, which had a budget of 316 million dollars for its realization, according to the specialized media ‘Deadline’.

This production is estimated to have raised just over $ 2 trillion worldwide.

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’

The third film in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ saga joins this list with an approximate investment of $ 300 million, according to the medium ‘Business Insider’.

According to ‘The New York Times’, this feature film was released in 2007 in more than 104 countries.

In total, this production raised 961 million dollars.

‘Titanic’

According to the magazine ‘Forbes’, taking into account the inflation adjustments and the price of the dollar, Titanic would become part of the most expensive films in history, since they were invested $ 296 million for its realization.

This film was released in 1997 and featured the participation of American actor Leonardo Dicaprio (46 years old) and British actress Kate Winslet (45 years old).

According to specialized media, ‘Titanic’ raised what today would be about 2 billion dollars.

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

According to ‘Business Insider’, for the realization of episode nine of the ‘Star Wars’ saga they were reversed $ 275 million.

This film was released at the end of 2019 and was directed by the American director JJ Abrams.

This feature film is estimated to have grossed more than $ 1 billion.

‘John Carter’

This film, from Disney Studios, joins the list of most expensive feature films in history: they were reversed $ 264 million in its creation.

This production, released in 2012, featured the participation of actors and actresses such as Taylor Kitsch, Willem Defoe, Lynn Collins and Samantha Morton. It tells the story of a man who has to live different adventures in order to save a princess.

Despite the millionaire investment, according to ‘Business Insider’, the film only made 284 million dollars in profit, which was considered a ‘failure’ for Disney Studios.

‘Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice’

The film that marked Batman’s return to the big screen, following the Christopher Nolan trilogy, had a budget of $ 263 million.

This 2016 feature film had the participation of actors such as Ben Affleck (Batman), Henry Cavill (Superman), Amy Adams (Lois Lane) and Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor).

According to the American media ‘Business Insider’, this production grossed 873 million dollars at the box office

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

The second film in the most recent ‘Star Wars’ trilogy had a production cost of $ 262 million, according to ‘Forbes’ magazine.

It should be noted that this feature film, released in 2017, marked the return of actor Mark Hamill (the remembered Luke Skywalker) to ‘Star Wars’.

This movie grossed over a billion dollars.

‘Tangled’

This is probably the most expensive animated movie in history. Walt Disney Animation Studios spent $ 260 million for its realization.

This production premiered in 2010 and grossed $ 592 million at the box office.

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WHO: Indian variant of COVID-19 is present in 44 countries | The World | DW

The World Health Organization (WHO) assured this Wednesday (12.05.2021) that the variant of COVID-19 that has caused the recent explosion of infections in India is present in at least 44 countries around the world.

The world’s highest authority on health said that COVID-19 variant B.1.617, which was found for the first time in India in October, has been detected in sequences incorporated into the GISAID database “in 44 countries in the six WHO regions “, and specified that it has received” reports that it has been detected in five other countries. “

Outside of India, it has been in the United Kingdom where the highest number of cases of variant B.1.617 has been found.

The WHO this week described this variant as “worrying”. It is one of the reasons, although not the only one, that explains the explosion of cases in India, currently the worst focus of the epidemic in the world.

It thus joins the list of three other variants that have appeared in the United Kingdom, Brazil and South Africa that are considered more dangerous than the original version of the coronavirus, either because they are more contagious, lethal or resistant to some vaccines.

As for the Indian variant, it has been added to the list because it is more contagious.

According to official statistics, some 4,000 people die every day from COVID-19 in India, where the total balance of the epidemic is close to 250,000 deaths.

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Indian Corona Designated as Variant of Concern Globally 4th = WHO | Reuters

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on the 10th that it has designated the new coronavirus mutant strain “B1617”, which was first identified in India last year, as a mutant strain that is of global concern and requires enhanced follow-up and analysis. This is the fourth type following the British type, South African type, and Brazilian type. Photo taken in India on the 6th (2021 Reuters / Danish Siddiqui)

[Geneva 10th Reuters]–The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the new coronavirus mutant strain “B1617” that was first identified in India last year on the 10th, and it is necessary to strengthen follow-up and analysis. Announced that it was designated as. This is the fourth type following the British type, South African type, and Brazilian type.

WHO epidemiologist Maria Van Kerkhove said B1617 “classifies as a globally concerned variant. There is information suggesting an increase in infection.” Detailed information on the Indian type will be released on the 11th.

WHO chief scientist Somiya Swaminasan said she is conducting research in India to investigate the infectivity of the Indian type, the severity of the symptoms caused by the infection, and the antibody response of vaccinated people.

In addition, WHO Secretary-General Tedros announced on the 10th that although the number of infected people and deaths of the new corona has peaked worldwide, it is still unacceptable. When asked if he was going to run for the second re-election, he said, “I’m concentrating on getting rid of Corona, day and night.”

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Who was Winston Churchill for the United Kingdom – Europe – International

Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was a British statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, in the Second World War, and he was re-elected for his remarkable work in this position.

Although he is known in his country and around the world for his leadership while as a politician, Churchill also served as a soldier, was a writer, historian, painter and was even a winner of a Nobel Prize.

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Thanks to his European Union propaganda, he was re-elected Prime Minister.

Churchill was vitally important to the preservation of the worn out British Empire during his tenure. His accomplishments included overseeing the British participation in the Allied war against the Axis powers, which paid off in victory against the Germans in [1945.

After the conservative party lost the general elections that same year, he became the leader of the opposition, from where he publicly warned about the “smoke screen” with which the soviets they sought to influence Europe during the Cold War.

Thanks to your propaganda European Union, he was reelected prime minister in 1951, the second term in which he made international affairs a priority, especially relations with the United States.

Winston Churchill was recognized as one of the most important figures of the last century, especially for his role as a victor in times of war. However, his defense of European liberal democracy and his radical opposition to fascism have been opposed to the criticism he has received for his openly imperialist stance and racist, in addition to the Dresden bomber at the end of World War II.

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Michale B. Jordan Revealed His Worst Audition Was For ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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Michale B. Jordan has managed to establish himself as one of the best actors of his generation. Movies like Creed Y Black Panther They allowed him to show his talent and captivate the audience. The love of fans of the MCU or the Rocky / Creed saga is something quite present in Jordan’s life.

However, he was also close to being worthy of the applause of one of the most important fan bases in cinema: that of Star Wars.

In 2015, the start of a new trilogy of Star Wars made it to the big screen thanks to The Force Awakens and introduced us to new characters like Rey, Kylo Ren, Finn, and more. Among these new faces we could have seen that of Michale B. Jordan. However, the actor failed terribly at the audition.

That was probably my worst audition to date.

Jordan explained on the podcast Just for Variety that in productions as large and high-level as it is Star Wars the mystery is an elementary part of the making of the film. As there is a lot of expectation to know what the plot is going to be about, who the characters are and other details that give a clue to the story, the production opts not to give almost information to the actors when they audition for a role.

In this sense, Michael did not have any previous script to help him better prepare his character. He came to audition and had to try to convince the casting directors with super vague dialogue. Unfortunately, he did not make it.

Jordan expressed that his brain did not click with the words of the script: he could not connect with the character and he screwed up. The failure was such that the actor almost ran from the casting site.

Michael did not reveal what character he wanted to get in. Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Maybe we would have liked to see him as Jedi. However, given the age he was at that time – the audition was in March 2013, Jordan had just turned 26 – and the characters we later met, it is very likely that it was for Finn, the defector stormtrooper and faithful companion of Rey (Daisy Ridley) finally played by John Boyega.

All actors have a bad hearing in their careers, in Michael’s case it was this. However, the actor obviously did not give up and two years after this setback he wowed the audience with his character as Adonis Johnson in the first installment of Creed.

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Live a Star Wars afternoon in the Carpintero lagoon – El Sol de Tampico

The spectacular costumes, accessories, collectibles, t-shirts and even pajamas, was a bit of how much could be appreciated last Tuesday, May 4, when the annual Star Wars Day conviviality took place.

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The event organized by Star Wars Tamaulipas managed to bring together a large number of families who in a responsible way and using face masks gathered in the Laguna del Carpintero park, very happy to see their favorite characters.

Outfits of Leia, Darth Vader, Willhuff Tarkin, Luke Sky-walker, Kylo Ren, Han Solo and many more were recreated by fans of George Lucas films, who did not miss the opportunity to take endless photos.

The organizer of the meeting, Litzy Vargas, explained that this event is of great importance since they can live with those who, like them, admire the film saga of Star Wars, by George Lucas.

One of the most special moments for them in this edition was the arrival of children who had just started their taste for the galactic world, inspired by the movies.

During the afternoon there was a small costume parade, combat exhibition and exhibition of collectibles, in addition some people brought caps that will be donated by the group to little Max.

The event lasted for several hours amid a pleasant atmosphere of conviviality and joy.

The Parque de la Laguna del Carpintero, was the setting for this event in which fans of the saga will celebrate at # MayThe4thBeWithYou.

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