Spanish-language streaming platform Pantaya has released the trailer for Señorita 89, a new dramatic thriller series from Academy Award-winning filmmakers Pablo Larrain and Juan de Dios Larrain which explores the dark underbelly of 1989’s Miss Mexico beauty pageant.
Señorita 89 is a sophisticated dramatic thriller from visionary Lucia Puenzo (La Jauria), is set in the glamour of 80’s Mexico. It follows Concepción (Ilse Salas), the matriarch of the most important beauty pageant in the country, who, together with a team of expert makeup artists, trainers, and even surgeons, welcomes the 32 finalists to her estate, La Encantada. There, the contestants will experience a 3-month hard training until they reach the Miss Mexico pageant.
The truth is that underneath the appearances, the clothes, and the makeup, there is a dark world and, in the end, the contestants will empower each other and unite forces to leave the contest alive.
Señorita 89 will premiere its first two episodes on Pantaya on February 27th, with the six subsequent episodes releasing every Sunday on a weekly basis.