‘Ugly Betty’ Creator Silvio Horta Lands Magical Realism Drama ‘Curse of the Fuentes Women’ at NBC

Pilot follows man washed up on Miami Beach

Last Updated: September 9, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

“Ugly Betty” creator Silvio Horta has sold a magical realist drama pilot, “The Curse of the Fuentes Women,” to NBC.

His Silent H Productions will produce in association with Warner Bros. Television. The one-hour drama will explore “the power of memory and mythology in shaping our destinies,” according to its logline.

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It follows a young man who washes up on Miami Beach claiming to be a long-lost Cuban family member to grandmother Esperanza Fuentes, daughter Lola and granddaughter Soledad.