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Video: Mexican actress Natasha Dupeyrón is a younger Veronica Castro in ‘Cuando Sea Joven’ – Houston Chronicle


70-year-old Malena (Veronica Castro) will get a second probability at life when she magically turns into her 22-year-old self (Natasha Dupeyron) in ‘Cuando Sea Joven.’

Photograph: Pantelion Movies

Would you do issues over for those who might?

Second possibilities, notably within the type of reverse getting old, are big-screen traditions. The listing consists of “Massive,” “Freaky Friday,” “17 Once more” and “Little.” Even “Again to the Future” and “13 Happening 30” had been performs on the acquainted trope.

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The Mexican comedy “Cuando Sea Joven” places a candy spin on the thought. A 70-year-old grandmother, performed by the legendary Veronica Castro, transforms into her 22-year-old self after being photographed in a mysterious studio. The movie relies on the South Korean comedy “Miss Granny” and opened over the weekend in simply over 300 theaters. It is charming, accessible and deserves to seek out an ever greater viewers.

Natasha Dupeyrón portrays the youthful model of Castro and carries the movie. The younger actress and singer is immediately likable and proves adept at comedy right here, notably in early scenes on a metropolis bus and bickering on a park bench with two homeless males.  Dupeyrón spoke about second possibilities, singing and dealing (type of) with Mexican icon Castro. Watch above.

Dupeyrón additionally sings in “Cuando Sea Joven,” fulfilling a long-lost dream her character Malena gave as much as look after her household. The soundtrack combines conventional bolero with fashionable pop parts and was produced by Grammy winner Julio Reyes Copello, 

Natasha Dupeyron as a youthful model of the principle character in ‘Cuando Sea Joven.’

Photograph: Pantelion Movies

  • Joey Guerra

    Joey Guerra is the music critic for the Houston Chronicle. He additionally covers numerous points of popular culture. He has reviewed lots of of concert events and interviewed lots of of celebrities, from Justin Bieber to Dolly Parton to Beyonce. He is appeared as an everyday correspondent on Fox26 and was head choose and director of the Satisfaction Celebrity singing competitors for a decade. He has been named journalist of the 12 months a number of occasions by each OutSmart Journal and the FACE Awards. He additionally covers numerous points of popular culture, together with the native drag scene and “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”


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