Paradigm Signs Mexican Star Maite Perroni (EXCLUSIVE)

Maite Perroni
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Actress toplines first Televisa telenovela shot in 4K

Mexican thesp-model-singer Maite Perroni has signed with Paradigm in a crossover bid to the U.S. entertainment biz. Paradigm will represent Perroni across the board in TV, music, film, and endorsements.

Perroni is the latest addition to Paradigm’s burgeoning roster of Latino talent numbering 25 to 30 at present, including filmmakers Ciro Guerra from Colombia and Cuba’s Alejandro Brugues. In recognition of the growing demand for Latino talent in the biz, Paradigm has amped up efforts to build its Latino talent base in the last 18 months.

Perroni’s multiple talents were first tapped in Televisa’s 2005 youth-targeted telenovela “Rebelde,” which spawned hit pop group RBD featuring Perroni as the lead singer. The telenovela, a remake of Argentine hit series “Rebelde Way,” revolves around a group of students in a private boarding school who form a band.

She has since starred in some of the most successful telenovelas produced by Televisa, including “Cuidado con el Angel” (Careful With the Angel); “Mi Pecado” (My Sin); “Triunfo del Amor” (The Victory of Love) and “La Gata” (The Cat). Perroni invariably performed the title tracks for these shows, all of which went on to become hit singles. She is the most nominated artist at Warner Music Latina.

Named one of the ‘50 Most Beautiful People in the World’ for seven consecutive years by People en Espanol, Perroni became the first Latina to have a Barbie doll fashioned after her. She was the only Mexican selected by TC Candler among the top 10 of the “100 Most Beautiful Faces 2014.”

Fluent in English, Perroni is a household name in U.S. Hispanic homes via Univision, which airs the bulk of Televisa’s primetime programming via a long-term supply deal. She has also hosted Univision’s top-rated awards show “Premio lo Nuestro” and the 25th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.

Perroni next stars in Televisa’s first telenovela shot in 4K resolution, “Antes Muerta que Lichita,” after which she will move to the U.S. “Antes Muerta que Lichita” is slated to air on Televisa and Univision in the fall.

Perroni is managed by Banderas Brothers Entertainment and Carolina Paloma Management.

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  1. @World queen maitepb says:

    It been year we read this amazing news but we didn’t see maite in hoollywood working so what r u waiting for paradigm? give her some project to work mai in hoollywood like u say iam sure our queen will proud us like other day we believe u mai & support u in everything that u do iam not the only one who want maite in hoollywood there r million fan of maite include me who want to see maite working in hoollywood after maite done her new album which release this mouth& the tour we want to see maite next year in hoollywood.HOOLLYWOOD EMBRACE THIS AMAZING TALENT OF MAITE

  2. @merroni260 says:

    it been almost 1 year now and we didn’t see maite work in Hollywood so give her some script in Hollywood movie or tv show she is really amazing and talented artist that I know she have the same talent like Hollywood artist I am sure Hollywood going to love her so make it quick we r waiting to see this beautiful maite in English movie or music she is the most successful artist in latino but she got attention in whole world specially in here AFRICA paradigm talent agency u r lucky to have her .I fall in love with maite for 4year now it start when I was 14 then until now &forever I still crazy about her I pray this thing happen when I see mai in first time coz she is so talented in everything in music in tv show in everything now its happening maite will move to Hollywood and she is going make everybody crazy so. what ever happen I’m always be by maite side I always want the best thing to happen in her life &carrier to my queen maite &who is the lucky one to work with maite in first movie or music or tv show in Hollywood ?

  3. merroni260 says:

    omg thank god i been pray for this long time coz she is the best&she the brave one with her talent with everything i belive u mai .paradigma ur sign the brave one love u mai

  4. Jack says:

    I am so happy for you Maite. Yes, you have the looks and the talent and the personality to conquer the U.S.. I hope William Levy will see and realize what he is missing in his life, you.

  5. Liz says:

    I am huge Maite Perfoni fan here in Los Angeles. Huge I say because ever since I watched her in Cuidado con el Angel and Triunfo del Amor , which is just a month ago, I have kept watching these 2 telenovelas non stop till now. I just don’t want them to end. She is really talented also lovely. I will support her in everything she does.

  6. Rainier S says:

    Amazing!!!!! Esta noticias tan increible. Estoy tan orgullosa de ti Maite!!! Aqui I wish you lots of luck!!! You have us your fans backing you up all the way. Thank you variety for this great News!!! Lots of kisses from a fan N.Y

  7. Glendalis R says:

    Omg how awesome is that!!! A dream come true for not only Maite but for her fans from the USA especially N.Y!!! Such great news. We love you Maite P… Can’t wait to see what’s to come.next!!! Congrats

  8. MPW New York USA says:

    The news of a cross over bid to the U.S. is a dream come true for the members of Maite Perroni’s fan club in NY. Throughout the years we have followed & will continue to follow the many facets of her multi talented career. She has our unconditional love,respect, admiration & support in every step that she takes. Bravo Maite!!!

  9. Mignellys Arguinzony says:

    I couldn’t be any happier to hear this news!! Maite Perroni is a fan favorite and such an iconic person!!! She’s been a huge part of my childhood and will keep being one throughout my life!!! I will always support her in everything she does, including her fans from here New York who loves her!! Maite Perroni Te quiero no podia estar mas orgullosa de ti!!!

  10. Maite Tus Fans De Todo Estados Unidos Te Apoyamos totalmente Te Adoramos y Nuestro apoyo es total para ti Te Mandamos Muchos Saludos TQM <3 <3 <3 <3
    <3 <3 <3 <3

  11. Jenni says:

    I will Support Maite In Everything She does All The Way and For Ever
    Maite You Have tons Tons Of Fans In USA and The Whole Entire World We Love You and Your hard Dedication to everything that you do

  12. Maraly says:

    It’s of great pleasure to know that an amazing talent such as Maite has signed in a crossover bid to the U.S entertainment biz. She has the ability to conquer whether it’s on TV, magazine, or on stage. Therefore, her talent is a sure asset to success, and a future icon for woman power. Looking forward to her next victory in the U.S.

  13. romanabcd says:

    I am delighted that Maite Perroni has decided to expand her options. She definitely has great cross over appeal. She is a beautiful multi talented actress, singer, model who has also graced the covers of countless magazines & is scene in various commercials. She has achieved great success in the Latin countries. I applaud her decision to make this transition & look forward to seeing her build a successful career in the U.S.

  14. Connie says:

    Very happy to see that such a gifted and talented young lady will soon become a “HOUSEHOLD NAME” here in the U.S. as well. She willl capture you not only with her beauty but also with her great takent. WELCOME MAITE PERRONI to HOLLYWOOD!

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