Monday, February 8, 2016

New telenovela, Under the Same Sky, starting today on Telemundo on DStv; tackles gang violence, love and lust in the streets of Los Angeles.

A new telenovela Under the Same Sky starts today on Telemundo (DStv 118) at 17:10 following a gang violence drama set in Los Angeles filled with love, lust and yearnings for a better life in the unforgiving streets in the City of Angels.

Under the Same Sky - its original title is Bajo el mismo cielo - and inspired by the American film, A Better Life, follows Carlos Martinez (Gabriel Porras), an undocumented illegal Mexican father living in Los Angeles, whose eldest son becomes a gang member.

Carlos constantly lives in fear of deportation and fears losing his sons - the young Luis (Luis Ernesto Franco) and the ruthless Rodrigo (Alejandro Speitzer).

With Rodrigo joining a gang, Carlos is desperate to prevent the same from happening with Luis. Then Carlos meets Adela (Maria Elisa Camargo), a beautiful but deceitful gang member, who steals the dad's heart after trying to steal his truck.

Under the Same Sky is repeated daily at 21:20 on Telemundo.