RCN Television and Endemol Shine Boomdog Closed an Option Agreement to Produce an English Adaptation of "In Her Shoes"
July 23, 2020 - Leading international producer Endemol Shine Boomdogand Colombian channel RCN Television recently closed an option agreement for the English adaptation of ¨In her shoes¨for the United States and Canada. The telenovela, which was originally broadcast in Colombia in 2006, became an audience favorite at the time.
“In Her Shoes” is an RCN original story and already has two successful local adaptations on the international market: one produced in Mexico under the name 'Por Ella soy Eva' and another in Russia called, “Think Like a Woman.”
The story was written by Elkin Ospina, FernánRivera and Juan Carlos Troncoso; directed by Juan Camilo Pinzónand originally starred Jorge Enrique Abelloand Mónica Lopera, accompanied by renown cast members such as Alejandra Azcárate, Patrick Delmas, Frank Ramírez (MHRIP), Manuela González, Adriana Ricardo, Jacques Toukhmanian, Antonio Sanint, Sara Corrales, among others.
María Lucía Hernández, International Sales Director at RCN Television said, “The value of RCN's extraordinary original stories is confirmed in every new version created. We offer universal stories in the sense that the situations and characters depicted can be adapted to local versions to achieve success in those specific regions. We at RCN feel an immense pride and joy with every new version of our great stories. We are very pleased to work with Endemol Shine Boomdogand their experience and knowledge for this new project."
Leo Zimbron, Head of Scripted Programming at Endemol Shine Boomdog, added, "'In Her Shoes' gives us the opportunity to take a very successful story and adjust it to current times, when its characters and message are more relevant than ever. This is the beginning of a solid creative relationship with RCN, to whom we are grateful for trusting us with one of their most valuable titles.”
Since 2018, when Endemol Shine Latino was merged with Mexico City-based production company Boomdog, Endemol Shine Boomdogwas created and it now produces such hit series as ChumelCon Chumel(HBO), MasterChef Latino (Telemundo), MasterChef México (Azteca), Mira QuienBaila(Televisa/Univisión), Nicky Jam: El Ganador(Netflix), LOL (Amazon), Quiénes la Máscara(Televisa), Me Caigode Risa (Televisa) and upcoming drama 'Súbetea mi Moto' (Amazon).
From Colombia, RCN Television is an entertainment multiplatform content producer based in Colombia with more than 50 years of experience; our shows have been distributed in more than 180 countries. In Colombia, our content reaches up to 92% (45.5 million) of the population, thanks to our multichannel structure. RCN Television has been a producer of outstanding stories such as 'Yosoy Betty, la fea', recognized as the telenovela with more adaptations in the world. In addition to internationally known telenovelas such as 'La Pola', 'Amor Sincero', 'A CorazónAbierto', 'Azúcar', 'PA' Quererte', ‘La Ley del Corazón', 'Enfermeras', 'Hasta que la platanossepare', among others.