Gata Salvaje (2002-2003)
- Title Translation
- Wild Cat
- Yaky Ortega
- Alberto Gómez
Rosa V. Perez
- Release Date
- May 16 2002
Gata Salvaje was a telenovela which aired first on Venevisión in Venezuela on May 16, 2002 and some days later was released on the Spanish station Univision from mid-summer of 2002 until May of 2003, and later aired in Mexico on El Canal De Las Estrellas from January 2003 to December 2003.
The stars were the Mexican beauty Marlene Favela and the Cuban Mario Cimarro.
This telenovela marked a milestone in the history of Spanish television, for it became the first and to date the only telenovela ever to be filmed in the United States and later released in Mexico, in contrast to the original process in which they are filmed in Mexico and then later are released in the United States.
- Adamari López ... Karina Rios
- Ágatha Morazzani ... Charito Lander
- Ana Karina Casanova ... Luisana Montero
- Ana Lucía Domínguez ... Adriana
- Angélica Arenas ... N/A
Misc Notes and Facts
The first telenovela to use a American landmark as a setting; the Florida Everglades were used as a setting in the final episode.
To date, it is the most sold telenovela ever for Venevisión surpassing the sales of another successful telenovelas like Cara Sucia and Secreto de Amor (also filmed in Miami).
It was co-produced by Venevisión, Fonovideo (now called FV Productions) and Univisión. It lasted 252 episodes.