“Who Killed Sara?” returns for its second season Wednesday (Might 19) after premiering in late March as the preferred foreign-language collection in Netflix historical past — attracting an estimated 55 million worldwide subscribers.
The 10-episode (subtitled) Mexican drama, a labyrinthian whodunit, follows vengeful Alex Guzman (Manolo Cardona) who spent 18 years in jail wrongfully accused within the demise of his youthful (pregnant) sister, Sara. He’s now hellbent on destroying the highly effective Lazcano household, who he believes liable for Sara’s homicide, and falls in love with Elisa (Carolina Miranda), the daughter of conceited, amoral patriarch Cesar Lazcano (Gines Garcia Millan) — and, nicely, it’s sophisticated.
Season 2 picks up within the fast aftermath of Season 1 — and Miranda says she’s stunned as anybody else concerning the collection arc.
“The writers and producers give us one episode at a time and we’re all the time asking one another, ‘Did you kill Sara?’” Miranda informed The Publish. “We didn’t know learn how to react each week — we have been stunned, and it was good to work like that.”
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The position of Elisa has elevated Miranda, 30, to worldwide TV stardom within the span of two quick months. Whereas new to US audiences, she’s usual a powerful resume in her native Mexico, together with award-winning turns in Telemundo’s “Senora Acero” (“Girl of Metal”) and TV Azteca’s “Las Bravo.” She co-starred (with Cardona) on “Claramente” and is at the moment taking pictures the interval drama “Malverde” — with Alejandro Nones, who performs her older brother, Rodolfo Lazcano, on “Who Killed Sara?”
Miranda stated she shares comparable qualities with Elisa — who, because the collection unfolds, allies with Alex to deliver down her household and discover justice for Sara (Ximena Lamadrid) who, it seems, was hiding her battle with paranoid schizophrenia, including some additional wrinkles to the plot.
“It’s sort of bizarre. I’m a curious individual, like Elisa, and I’m all the time asking about what’s occurring round me,” she stated. “However no person is an efficient or dangerous individual on this present. It’s not black and white. Everybody brings one thing totally different to their character. Elisa is a powerful girl and a curious girl and causes many issues due to her curiosity. I believe if my household killed somebody I might stand by their aspect.”
Miranda stated that, of all of the “Who Killed Sara?” solid members, she’s particularly shut with Nones, notably since they’re additionally taking part in siblings on “Malverde,” an upcoming (fall) Telemundo collection primarily based on the lifetime of 19th century Mexican folklore hero Jesus Malverde dubbed “Angel of the Poor” for his “Robin Hood”-type exploits of robbing the wealthy and giving to the much less lucky within the Mexican state of Sinaloa.
“He’s my brother and my pal,” Miranda stated of Nones. “We’re going to see the primary episode [of ‘Malverde’] this week. And Manolo Cardona was my boss on one other present known as ‘Clarimente,’ so he’s my good pal, too.
And, she stated, followers of “Who Killed Sara?” will see much more of Elisa — and of her relationship with the Lazcanos and with Alex — as Season 2 unwinds.
“She loves her household however she she additionally loves Alex,” Miranda stated. “That makes issues tough.”