Eva Longoria to produce a science fiction series
Los Angeles (USA), September 20 (EFE). Eva Longoria will produce a science fiction series based on the book “Sal & Gabi Break the Universe” by Cuban-American author Carlos Hernandez.
The project, which chronicles the adventures of Sal Fedon, a teenager with the ability to travel through time and space who aims to bring his mother back to life, the specialist newspaper Deadline reports, will be led by the actress and businesswoman.
Longoria will produce this series with Ben Spector (“Grand Hotel”) and Disney Branded Television, although it is not currently acquired by any television network or streaming platform.
In addition to her acting careers, Longoria made her film directorial debut on Near Horizon with “Flamin’ Hot,” a film about the creator of the popular Cheetos flavor.
“I think Latinos should get behind the scenes to create more opportunities for our community. We have to be directors, screenwriters and producers,” the director argued in an interview with Efe last June.
Among other projects, next year Longoria will open a school for students interested in working in film and will have partners like George Clooney and Kerry Washington for that purpose.
In addition, the businesswoman has entered the football field strongly and among her investments in this sport stands out Angel City FC, a women’s team that will debut next year in Los Angeles accompanied by other entertainment personalities such as Natalie. Portman, America Ferrera, Becky J, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Chastain, Sophia Bush, and Uzo Aduba.
Finally, Longoria is on the board of directors for the Hollywood Academy Museum, which opens September 30th.