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America Ferrera’s Ugly Betty Returns to Netflix in August

America Ferrera’s Ugly Betty Returns to Netflix in August


The America Ferrera-led Ugly Betty heads again to Netflix on August 1. In response to the streaming platform, its in depth catalog will embrace all 4 seasons of the comedy-drama.

Based mostly on the Colombian telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea, Ugly Betty facilities on the titular lead who lands a job as a secretary within the standard high-fashion journal Mode. Betty Suarez — a wannabe author from New York — is intelligent, enthusiastic, and hardworking. Nonetheless, her sense of favor and appears hardly match any magnificence requirements. 

Per the present’s synopsis, when Bradford Meade (Alan Dale) enthrusts his inexperienced son Daniel (Eric Mabius) to take cost of the publishing firm, “he hires Betty to be Daniel’s new assistant — largely as a result of he is aware of that she often is the solely girl in Manhattan with whom the youthful man received’t sleep with.” 

The naive, poncho carrying, Guadalajaran protagonist skilled bullying from her colleagues making enjoyable of her look, however her optimism and kindness endured, which quickly after helped her survive the cutthroat world of excessive trend.

Ugly Betty Was Method Forward of Its Time

Aside from making a family title out of Ferrera — who most lately starred as Gloria within the 2023 live-action adaptation of Barbie — Ugly Betty additionally obtained varied awards and nominations from a number of award-giving our bodies. Lauded for its courageous exploration of necessary matters, the comedy-series touched on quite a lot of themes, together with immigration, dangerous magnificence requirements, and queer identification. It additionally managed to include some telenovela parts, full with excellent and generally comedic storytelling. 

Ugly Betty stars Ana Ortiz as Hilda Suarez, Michael Urie as Marc St. James, Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater, Judith Gentle as Claire Meade, Ashley Jensen as Christina McKinney, and extra.

All 4 seasons of Ugly Betty premiere on Netflix on August 1.



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