"Sangre Negra" is the cross-generational saga of the Santos Family. Told telenovela style, it combines the family drama of the popular TV series "Dallas" with the underworld intrigue of Emmy winning series "The Sopranos". The series will feature the constant battle between good and evil, and how the choices made will determine the path each character will take to achieve the American dream.
Set in modern day Los Angeles. The series stars, Erik Estrada as Guillermo Santos Sr., the wealthy patriarch of La Familia de Santos. Eric Roberts as States Attorney General Lee Mondrian. Robert Miano as mob boss Vincent Sabatini. Antonio McKay as Ricardo "Ricky" Santos, the charismatic half black, half Hispanic illegitimate son of Guillermo Sr., and upcoming star in world of organized crime. Ricardo Herranz as Guillermo Santos Jr., the eldest son and slick and ambitious criminal defense attorney. Danny Arroyo as Christian Santos, the youngest of the Santos brothers and decorated police detective dedicated to cleaning up the streets of Los Angeles, even if it means putting his half brother Ricky in jail.
Christian is engaged to Francesca Natal, a former beauty queen, who is also the mother of Ricky Santos' nine-year-old daughter, Natalya. Laura Santos is the glamorous, but vindictive wife of Guillermo Sr. Finally, there is Miguel De La Cruz, the twenty-year-old ambitious college student and nephew of the Santos brothers, who is seduced into the underworld by his uncle Ricky.
The rest of the diverse cast includes Arianna Gomez, Sandra Santiago, Angel Garet, Julianna Saenz, George Thomas, Billy Ray Smith, Omar Hansen, Michelly Faris, Michael Goyeneche, Seb Christensen, Marilinda Rivera, Julie Chapin, Suzanne Sumner Ferry, Bert Hickson, Sebastien Large, Julie Chapin, and Bai Ling.
"Sangre Negra" is written by Antonio McKay. Directed by Frank Pinnock.