Pasadena, Calif– Starz Chief Executive Officer Chris Albrecht announced that Starz has partnered with Televisa USA, a division of the Mexican media company Grupo Televisa, to develop the original series Maleficio.

The Starz and Televisa USA co-production is based on the popular Mexican production El Maleficio, which originally aired in 1983-84 with 320 episodes. Starz will retain all domestic and Canadian rights and Televisa USA will retain International rights.