Netflix 'Rebelde': 5 things you need to know about Mexican telenovela reboot
Based on the Argentine telenovela 'Rebelde Way', the iconic 2004 Mexican telenovela gets a reboot
When 'Rebelde' aired back in 2004, it certainly made waves. Based on the Argentine telenovela 'Rebelde Way', the 2004 version told the story of six students forming a band. The iconic series now gets a reboot on Netflix. As per the logline, "A new version of Rebelde, the iconic young adult soap opera returns to Elite way School, now EWS, the international boarding school that was the birthplace of the now legendary RBD. Now a new generation of students enrolls in the school with dreams of joining the prestigious music program and win the Battle of the Bands to become musical stars."
When does 'Rebelde' release, and where can you watch it?
'Rebelde' premieres on January 5, 2022, on Netflix.
Who stars in the 'Rebelde' series?
Azul Guaita is an actress. She is known for her works such as 'Súbete a mi Moto', 'La Negociadora', 'Soltero con hijas' and 'Mi marido tiene familia'.
The cast also includes Sergio Mayer Mori, Andrea Chaparro, Jeronimo Cantillo, Franco Masini, Lizeth Selene, Alejandro Puente and Giovanna Grigio.
What is 'Rebelde' all about?
As per the synopsis, "Welcome to the EWS, the prestigious boarding school where the bumpy road to stardom isn't for the faint of heart. Rebelde is the reboot of the beloved teen soap opera that spawned separate telenovelas in Argentina and Mexico in the early 2000s. Under the direction of Santiago Limón and Yibran Asaud, Rebelde develops within the hallways of Elite Way School, with a new generation of students, storylines and characters, (plus a few familiar ones that longtime fans will recognize). Over the course of eight episodes, Rebelde follows a group of students who are doing their best to win EWS' Battle of the Bands, the key musical contest for them to succeed at the beginning of their musical careers. Along the way, love and friendship bloom between them while a mysterious secret society casts a shadow over their dreams of becoming the next big music star."
Santiago Limón is a director and writer. His directorial works include 'No, porque me enamoro', 'The Search', 'Cindy La Regia', 'The House of Flowers', 'Till the wedding do us part', 'Insomnio', 'Stray Dogs' and 'The First Dance'.
You can check out the trailer for 'Rebelde' here.