Get ready to be bewitched by a beautiful Afro-Latina actress in Netflix’s upcoming series, Siempre Bruja.
The highly-anticipated title translates to “Always a Witch” and is based on the novel, Yo Bruja by Isidora Chacon.
Angela Gaviria stars as Carmen, an Afro-Colombian witch from the 17th century who travels to 2019 in an effort to avoid being burned at the stake for falling in love. She is offered the time-jumping out only if she agrees to use none of her powers. She agrees and finds herself in Colombia (circa now) and attempts to start a new life, meet friends and even going to college.
We can’t wait to see how this interesting premise plays out and by the looks of the trailer, it’s going to be good.
Check out the official trailer:
Siempre Bruja premieres February 1 on Netflix.
Netflix is bringing tons of fantastic content to the masses this year and another project you should be looking out for is Black Earth Rising, starring Michaela Coel.
The actress who is known for her hilarious role in Chewing Gum proves she has the chops for drama as she portrays a Rwandan orphan who learns some hard truths about her adoptive family in the BBC series that premieres on the streaming service on January 25.
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