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TV-MA | | Drama | TV Series (2018–2020)
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Two sisters, who could not be more different or distanced from each other, are forced to move back to their childhood neighborhood, after the death of their mother, only to discover her past and the shocking truth about her identity.


Tanya Saracho




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Series cast summary:
Melissa Barrera ...  Lyn 22 episodes, 2018-2020
Mishel Prada ...  Emma 22 episodes, 2018-2020
Ser Anzoategui Ser Anzoategui ...  Eddy 21 episodes, 2018-2020
Chelsea Rendon ...  Mari 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Carlos Miranda ...  Johnny 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Roberta Colindrez ...  Nico 14 episodes, 2018-2020
Tonatiuh ...  Marcos 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Elizabeth De Razzo ...  Yoli 10 episodes, 2018-2020
Adelina Anthony ...  Rocky 9 episodes, 2018-2020

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This show follows the life of two Mexican-American sisters, Emma and Lyn, from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and shocking truth about their mother's identity. Written by Joana CR

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In an interview, stars Mishel Prada and Melissa Barrera talked about being naked and filming the sex scenes. "We would do a rehearsal and then it was all very clear. Like, okay, like half a butt cheek, side boob, full boob, whatever," said Prada. "Sometimes things change on set, but I know for me, it was always my choice. In a lot of ways, it was very mechanical process for me at least." Barrera said, "For me, it was very hard to come to terms with the fact that I was going to have to do nudity because it was the first time I'd had to do that. It was hard. It really is harder than you think. It might not be hard for some people, but that's why it's so important to just respect everyone...I never thought that I was going to do nudity in my life, and then this show came along and it was required to do nudity. To go in to audition, on the breakdown it said, 'Full nudity required. Obviously, we don't go full nude in the show. Some men go full nude and some of the actors who are guest stars do full nudity. We talked about it, and I told [creator] Tanya [Saracho] that I was going to do it, but I didn't want to go full frontal. So she respected that. Because it's a lot. Just going, like top nude, for me, it was like a process." When asked about exposing their butts, they both admitted it was no big deal because they didn't consider that "nudity." "I honestly think the reason is because like everyone has an ass and it all looks the same. Everyone's ass looks the same," Barrera said. "I feel women and men who don't want to go like full frontal is because that feels like something that's very 'mine.' The men sometimes don't want to show their penis because it's something that's very private." See more »


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Hooked from the first episode
30 May 2018 | by amkapyurSee all my reviews

I have to be honest - I read the negative/mixed reviews before watching the show and thought they did not do this show any justice. This show is amazing in its ability to capture the right balance of comedy, drama, and romance along with superb acting and just a lot of stories you can relate to. I, for one, hope this show doesn't get cancelled as I will be watching it weekly. If real life stories with a good home town feel is your kind of show, definitely worth giving this a shot!

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6 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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