The Scent of Passion Premieres April 4 on Telemundo

April 4, 2022
The Scent of Passion

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

Lovers of Telemundo will from Monday, April 4, 2022, enjoy a new programme called Café con Aroma de Mujer (The Scent of Passion). The show will air today at 9 pm WAT on DSTV Channel 118.

It stars an international cast led by William Levy (“Star,” “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter,” “Dancing with the Stars S14”), Laura Londoño (“Escobar: Paradise Lost”, “Narcos”) and Carmen Villalobos (“Sin senos si hay paraíso,” “El señor de los cielos”).

In this contemporary, inspiring version, society and the complexities of modern women are perfectly reflected with impressive Colombian coffee landscapes as the show’s central backdrop, Café con Aroma de Mujer returns to bring back the magic of Hacienda Casablanca and the inspiring love story of Gaviota (Londoño) and Sebastián (Levy); who will have to overcome the resistance of his family, old relationships and the challenges imposed by the clash of two very different social classes.

“We’re very excited to introduce a new version of one of the most memorable and influential stories in the history of international television made for today’s audiences,” said Ronald Day, President of Entertainment and Content Strategy at Telemundo. “Showcasing a first-class cast and a classic love story that never goes out of style, ‘The Scent of Passion will captivate new and old audiences from beginning to end.”

After a seven-year hiatus from Spanish-language television, renowned Cuban American actor William Levy returns to play the lead role of “Sebastián.” Alongside Levy, Colombian actress Laura Londoño will bring to life the emblematic and endearing role of “Gaviota.” Carmen Villalobos joins them as “Lucía Sanclemente,” playing the first antagonistic character of her successful career.

An RCN Televisión production, inspired by the original story from Fernando Gaitán, author of international hit “Yo soy Betty, la fea” (Ugly Betty), Café con Aroma de Mujer was written by Adriana Suárez, Javier Giraldo & Paola Cazares and was filmed in Colombia and New York City.

“This is one of the most important projects from RCN Televisión in 2021. The new version maintains the essence of the original story written by Fernando Gaitán, while it also incorporates modern-day elements that will make it even more exciting to watch,” said Juan Pablo Posada, VP of Content, RCN Televisión.

The stellar cast also includes Diego Cadavid (“Iván Vallejo”), Lincoln Palomeque (“Leonidas Salinas”), Mabel Moreno (“Lucrecia Valencia”) and Katherine Vélez (“Carmenza Suárez”). Also joining the cast are Juan David Agudelo, María Teresa Barreto, Laura Archbold, Luces Velasquez, Andrés Toro, Yarlo Ruiz, Luis Eduardo Motoa, Caterin Escobar, Raúl Ocampo, Pedro Gilmore, Marcelo Dos Santos, Rodrigo Candamil, Ramiro Meneses, Laura Junco, Dailyn Valdivieso, Jorge López, and Mario Duarte, among others.

Modupe Gbadeyanka

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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