Away from TV since Amor à Vida (2013), Lúcia Veríssimo is back at work Rensga hits!, the original Globoplay series, with eight episodes, which premiered Thursday (4). In an exclusive interview with the news, The actress gives details about her character in The plot that addresses the world of feminejo He says television in the traditional form has its days numbered.
“Since 1996, when I arrived from New York, I said at a press conference, with the arrival of the Internet, we have been witnessing the end of open television. Everyone laughed at me, calling me an idiot and crazy. They had no vision of the future that I was already envisioning at that moment. The Internet came to change everything. You still watch open TV, but very soon everyone will migrate to the players, ”says the artist, who believes that the fate of the TV series will be on the streaming platforms:
Novels are made as before. There are still authors like João Emanuel Carneiro who write those great novels with strong villains and a small crew. These will last for some time, but will soon be transferred to players.
In the online-exclusive Globo series, Lcia plays Maria Abadia, mother of Raíssa Medeiros, played by Alice Wegmann. “She is a suffering woman, left pregnant in the interior of Goiás, which remains a problem to this day. She had to give up her dream of going out in search of a better life in order to raise her daughter. She is a lioness who takes care of her cub.”
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Lucia Verissimo at Rensga Hits!
Although Vimengo is on the rise, the actress notes that the country woman has yet to conquer her true and well-deserved stardom. “The Brazilian rural environment is still very masculine and sexist. Even today I’m fighting in the countryside so my voice can be heard. I see the changes, but we’re far from where we should be,” he explains.
Passionate about horses, Lúcia raises Mangalarga Marchador and Quarter Horses at her country home, Fazenda Independência, in Minas Gerais. The artist is considered one of the founders of the Green Party and is constantly concerned with environmental issues, especially in the current government:
Brazil has walked towards an absurd villain, because even sermons are not favorable, and the decline of the forest has never been so arbitrary as it is today. To ignore the importance of laws that ensure the preservation of forests, rivers, and seas, and the so-called incorruptible inspection, is insulting.
The translator collects notable roles in soap operas from the past, such as Isabel Avanzo from Os Imigrantes (1981), Laís Brandão from Roda de Fogo (1986), Bárbara from O Salvador da Pátria (1989), Flávia from Despedida de Solteiro (1992), Francisca Mão de Ferro de Esperança (2002) and Gil de América (2005). In 1983, she performed on the video show Extinct (1983-2019) and was part of the Fantástico team.
Rensga, which gives its name to the series, is an interjection of Goiás, widely used in the countryside. The Production tells the story of Raíssaa young woman from the country discovers that her ex-fiancé has betrayed her and leaves him at the altar, leaving behind a dream of living from country music in Goiania.
Subsequently, the protagonist composed the biggest hit of the Brazilian feminejo, but the success would be in the voice of Gláucia Figueira (Lorena Comparato). It’s inside two famous composition houses – Rensga Hits!, Led by Marilyn (Deborah Secco)and Joya Maravilla Records, written by Helena Maravilla (Fabiana Carla) – which reveals the stories of music stars.
“Prone to fits of apathy. Problem solver. Twitter buff. Wannabe music advocate.”