Dark Desire (TV series)

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Dark Desire
Oscuro deseo.jpg
SpanishOscuro deseo
Genrethriller drama[1]
Created byLeticia López Margalli
Written by
  • Nayura Aragón
  • Leticia López Margalli
  • Gennys Pérez
Directed by
  • Epigmenio Ibarra[1]
  • Kenya Márquez[1]
Starring
Country of originMexico
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes18
Production
Running time30–39 minutes
Production company(s)Argos Comunicación[1]
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original release15 July 2020 (2020-07-15) –
present (present)
External links
Website

Dark Desire (Spanish: Oscuro deseo)[2] is a Mexican thriller drama web television series produced by Argos Comunicación for Netflix. The series stars Maite Perroni, Jorge Poza, Regina Pavón, Alejandro Speitzer, and Erik Hayser,[3] The start of production was confirmed on 6 May 2019,[4] and it premiered on 15 July 2020.[5]

Due to its great success, on August 19, 2020, the series was renewed for a second season, which is set to premiere on 2021.[6] It was also announced that Dark Desire season 1 was the most-watched non-English title with 35 million viewers in 28 days. [7]

Synopsis[edit]

Alma (Maite Perroni) is a law school professor. She is married to Leonardo (Jorge Poza), a judge who has kept much from her. They are parents of Zoe (Regina Pavón). In this context, Darío (Alejandro Speitzer) and Esteban (Erik Hayser), a police officer, also come into play.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • Maite Perroni as Alma Solares, a law school college professor who begins the affair with Darío behind her family's back
  • Erik Hayser as Esteban Solares, a police officer and Leonardo's brother, Zoe's uncle and Alma's brother-in-law
  • Alejandro Speitzer as Darío Guerra, a college student and mechanic who attends Alma's class and starts to fall in love with her
  • Jorge Poza as Leonardo Solares, a highly respected judge and Alma's husband, Esteban's brother and Zoe's father
  • María Fernanda Yepes as Brenda Castillo, Alma's best friend
  • Regina Pavón as Zoe Solares, Alma and Leonardo's rebellious daughter and Esteban's niece
  • Paulina Matos as Edith Ballesteros, Leonardo's assistant whom Alma initially thought to be her husband's mistress
  • Claudia Pineda as Garcia
  • Samantha Orozco as Rosalba
  • Magali Boysselle as Terapeuta

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2020)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"It's just sex"
(Spanish: Es solo sexo)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
2"One last night of passion"
(Spanish: Una última noche de pasión)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
3"What common people call love"
(Spanish: Eso que los normales llaman amor)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
4"Love, that word"
(Spanish: El amor, esa palabra)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
5"What do you know about Darío Guerra?"
(Spanish: ¿Qué sabes acerca de Darío Guerra?)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
6"Are you missing the good old times?"
(Spanish: ¿Extrañas los viejos tiempos?)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
7"You messed with the wrong woman"
(Spanish: Te metiste con la mujer equivocada)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
8"The tell-tale heart"
(Spanish: El corazón delator)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
9"A wicked game of mirrors"
(Spanish: Un perverso juego de espejos)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
10"The beauty of a sudden death"
(Spanish: La belleza de una muerte repentina...)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
11"Nothing is what it seems"
(Spanish: Nada es lo que ello parece)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
12"We've messed up so much"
(Spanish: Nos hemos equivocado tanto)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
13"You were only an innocent victim"
(Spanish: Tú solo fuiste una inocente víctima)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
14"Two truths and one lie"
(Spanish: Dos verdades y una mentira)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
15"We never talked about love"
(Spanish: Nunca hablamos sobre el amor)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
16"Revelation 21:8... Fire is set upon his anger"
(Spanish: Apocalipsis 21:8... El fuego es encendido en su ira)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
17"We kill what we love"
(Spanish: Matamos lo que amamos)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)
18"The answer was always there"
(Spanish: La respuesta siempre estuvo ahí...)
Epigmenio Ibarra
Kenya Márquez
Nayura Aragón
Leticia López Margalli
Gennys Pérez
15 July 2020 (2020-07-15)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Result Ref.
2020 GQ Men of the Year Awards Mexican Actress of the Year Maite Perroni Won [8]
2020 BreakTudo Awards TV Show of The Year Dark Desire Won [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Cerdán, Aline. "'Todo por ti', la nueva propuesta de Netflix con elenco de telenovela". es-us.vida-estilo.yahoo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  2. ^ Jiménez, Gonzalo. "Netflix revela sus nuevas películas y series hechas en México". cnet.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  3. ^ "'Todo por ti', la serie de Netflix que conquistará al mundo en 2020". teveoylescuento.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Lista Maite Perroni para protagonizar serie "Todo por tí! de Netflix". posta.com.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  5. ^ Valdez, Armando. "Netflix estrenará su Oscuro Deseo". jalisco.quadratin.com.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  6. ^ "'Oscuro Deseo' tendrá una segunda temporada en Netflix ¡MUY PRONTO!". Glamour Mexico (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  7. ^ "'Dark Desire' Season 2: Netflix Renewal Status & What to Expect". What's on Netflix. August 27, 2020.
  8. ^ Maite Perroni brilló (literalmente) con estos pantalones de transparencias
  9. ^ [https://seriesemcena.com.br/noticias/2020/10/confira-em-primeira-mao-a-vencedora-do-premio-serie-do-ano-no-breaktudo-awards/ Confira em primeira mão a vencedora do prêmio Série do Ano no BreakTudo Awards ]