'La Candidata' Telenovela Casting: Susana Gonzalez & More Audition For New Univision Soap

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Susana Gonzalez is one of the actresses in contention for the lead role in "La Candidata." The new Televisa production is being helmed by Giselle Gonzalez who last produced "Yo No Creo En Los Hombres." A casting call is being held this week to find the cast of this new project that is expected to start filming in the coming weeks. Take a look at the list of other actors that have been reported to attend the call in hopes of landing a part in this production.

  • Helena Rojo ("El Privilegio De Amar")
  • Rafael Sánchez-Navarro ("Emperatriz")
  • Manuel Ojeda ("Yago")
  • Cecilia Toussaint ("Yo No Creo En Los Hombres")
  • Luz Maria Jerez ("Así Son Ellas")
  • Paloma Woolrich ("Y Tu Mamá También")
  • Juan Carlos Barreto ("El Hotel De Los Secretos")
  • Verónica Langer ("El Crimen Del Padre Amaro")
  • Pilar Pellicer ("La Gata")
  • Nailea Norvind ("Muchacha Italiana Viene A Casarse")
  • Enrique Singer ("El Señor De Los Cielos")
  • Adriana Nieto ("Locura De Amor")
  • Verónica Merchant ("Luz Clarita")
  • Blanca Guerra ("Tres Veces Ana")
  • Carlos Ferro ("De Que Te Quiero, Te Quiero")

"La Candidata" is a timely, relevant and modern story that promises to get audiences hooked. Camila Santamaria is a charismatic politician assumed to be dead after a tragic accident. Upon her return, she begins to uncover her husband's corrupt ways and ultimately decides to challenge him in a race to be the next president.

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Armando Tinoco is an Orange County-based writer with a degree in Marketing from Cal. State Fullerton and a degree in Graphic Design from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. In addition to reporting for Latin Times and when he is not watching Brazilian and Mexican telenovelas or quoting lines from "Clueless" and "Friends" he is brushing up his skills in CSS and responsive website design. Some of his celebrity idols include Eiza Gonzalez, Paulina Rubio and Amanda Bynes.