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

Pilot follows man washed up on Miami Beach

“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.