They are already producing the 60 episodes of 1 hour that in 2019 promise to captivate the Nickelodeon juvenile audience. The telenovela is a co-production with Rainbow Group of Italy and has been recorded in sceneries in Puglia, located in southeastern Italy, and at Viacom International Studios in the city of Miami.
The presentation was in charge of Pierluigi Gazzolo, president of VIMN Americas and executive Vice President Nickelodeon International; Iginio Straffi, founder and CEO of Rainbow and Luca Milano, director of RAI of Italy. “We are creators of content and Club 57 has everything to captivate audiences,” pointed Gazzolo.
We the media that were present at the Viacom studios in the city of Miami, appreciated the details of scenography lighting and a great atmosphere, supervised in every detail by Miriam Luciow, VP Production and Development Nickelodeon and Viacom International Studios, “We are pleased to see the talent-filled studios and a great human team of more than 100 people that makes everything possible” the executive highlighted for TVMAS.
The creator and writer of the series, Catharina Ledeboer, backed by successes in juvenile formats such asEvery Witch Way, WITS Academy and Talia in the Kitchen for Nickelodeon US; in addition to the 3 seasons ofGrachi for Nickelodeon Latin America, told us that “Club 57 is a time travel fantasy made musical. I always wanted to make a story like that and I am very pleased to see how love, friendship, science and music merge into a single novela,” said to TVMAS excitedly.
What is Club 57?
The series features a panregional cast led by Venezuelan actress Evaluna Montaner, in the role of Eva, Italian actor Riccardo Frascari as JJ, Colombian Sebastián Silva interpreting Rubén, Mexican Martin Barba playing Aurek, Venezuelan actress Angela Rincón as Sofia and Carolina Mestrovic in the role of Vero, among others. The casting also includes Cuban-American actress Isabella Castillo and Colombian actor Andrés Mercado, who return to the Nickelodeon screen after their participation in Yo Soy Franky, Vikki RPM and Grachi, of Nickelodeon Latin America.
The music composed and produced by Argentine-Venezuelan singer-songwriter Ricardo Montaner, singer-songwriters and music producers Mau and Ricky – 2017 nominated for Latin Grammy for “Best New Artist”, and Colombian singer-songwriter Camilo Echeverri. The series promises to be a success filmed in beautiful sceneries such as Puglia, covered with art and medieval history, modern business skills and a deep-rooted culture. Traditional link between the Greek world and the Middle East. Complemented by VIACOM’s fabulous studios in Miami.