Saturday, December 09, 2017

TeenNick Italy To Premiere 'Vikki RPM' On Monday 25th December 2017

The Italian digital television message board Digital-Forum is reporting the exciting news that TeenNick Italia, Nickelodeon Italy's channel for tweens and teens, will start to premiere and show Vikki RPM, Nickelodeon Latin America's (Latinoamérica) hit teen drama series inspired by Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet that follows two kart racers who fall in love despite their families' rivalry, weekdays at 20.50 from Monday 25th December 2017!


Vikki RPM gives a fun new twist to the story of Romeo & Juliet, taking it to the race track of Ciudad del Este, where Max and Victoria compete and fall in love despite the rivalry between their two families. Both run as they are; Max is a serious and methodical boy, while Victoria is impulsive and mischievous. On the track they are rivals, but outside the world of go-karting, they are inseparable. It is a dangerous sport, but the real danger lies in falling in love with your opponent. Vikki RPM was shot entirely on location in Miami with Latin American talent.

Based on an original idea by Eduardo Jiménez-Pons and produced by Somos Productions for Nickelodeon Latinoamérica, Vikki RPM is being filmed at Viacom International Studios (VIS), the production hub for Viacom International Media Networks Americas, and on location in several areas in Miami. The series is being written by Catharina Ledeboer (Grachi, Talia in the Kitchen (La cucina magica di Talia), I Am Frankie (I am Franky), Every Witch Way (Emma - Una strega da favola), W.I.Ts Academy (Scuola di magia), Isa TKM), Lara Martínez and Rocio Lara (Skimo, Plaza Sésamo, Waking Up with You).


Vikki RPM (60 x 60') stars established and new pan-regional actors, including: Samantha Siqueros (Along Came Love, Como Dice el Dicho) as Vikki, Maite Embil (¿Quién es Quién?, Voltea pa' que te enamores), the niece of famed Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, Paulo Quevedo (Una Maid en Manhattan, Locos Y Peligrosos), and Stefano Ollivier (Estefano Ollivier), who will make his TV debut with the series, from Mexico; Josette Vidal (winner of two Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards blimps for her role as 'Sara Fuccinelli' in Toni La Chef), Angela Rincón (Grachi, Toni la Chef), Yul Burkel (Silvana Sin Lana), Scarlet Gruber (El Desconocido: aka El Cholo) as Scarlet Gruber, and Ana Karina Manco (La Mujer Perfecta) from Venezuela; Vanessa Blandon (Isa TKM, Chica Vampiro) from Colombia, as well as Leo Deluglio and renowned actor Saúl Lisazo (Señorita Pólvora) from Argentina.


Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) introduced the series at the latest Natpe conference.

Formally titled Formula A, Vikki RPM is Nickelodeon Latinoamérica's latest teen series inspired by a classic novel, following Heidi, Bienvenida a Casa, a new live-action teen series inspired by the 1880 novel Heidi by Johanna Spyri. The series premiered on Nickelodeon Latinoamérica on Monday 31st July 2017.

* Please note that this news is currently unconfirmed by Nickelodeon Italia.
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