What is Sangre Negra about?
Political struggle and volatile romance form the explosive backdrop to this epic series. "Sangre Negra" is the cross-generational saga of the Santos Family which is told Telenovela style and combines the family drama of "Dallas" with the underworld intrigue of the "Sopranos". Set in modern day Los Angeles, the Santos family consist of Guillermo Santos Sr. , the wealthy patriarch of La Familia de Santos, his glamorous but vindictive wife Laura, the eldest son Guillermo Jr. a slick and ambitious criminal defense attorney, Ricardo "Ricky" Santos, the half black, half Hispanic illegitimate son of Guillermo Sr. The charismatic Ricky is an upcoming star in world of organized crime, Christian Santos the youngest of the Santos brothers, is a decorated policeman 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's daughter Natalya. Finally, there is Miguel De La Cruz , the 18 yr old college student and nephew of the Santos brother who is seduced into the underworld by his Uncle Ricky. This 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.