Rumors of a Fuego en la sangre reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Wednesday (June 26) as reports claimed that Canal de las Estrellas confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2020.
UPDATE 27/06/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 11 years since Fuego en la sangre first aired?! (11 years, 5 months, 6 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Fuego en la sangre end?
When Fuego en la sangre came to an end after 1 year in November 2008, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Sofia Elizondo Acevedo de Reyes (Adela Noriega). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Fuego en la sangre reunion disappoint people?
Fuego en la sangre aired from 2008-2008 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules. But Noriega said she's not sure if Fuego en la sangre would work today. “I don't want to see old Sofia Elizondo Acevedo de Reyes,” she told a journalist (Noriega turned 49 in October). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” she added.
Still hoping for a Fuego en la sangre movie?
In a recent interview, Adela Noriega said she can't imagine a Fuego en la sangre reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Sofía Vergara (who played Leonora Castañeda) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Fuego en la sangre movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Fuego en la sangre film, Cristian de la Fuente stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Fuego en la sangre reboot?
Recasting Fuego en la sangre for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a Fuego en la sangre reunion, a Fuego en la sangre movie, or a Fuego en la sangre reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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