Netflix is shining a spotlight on Mexico’s elite in its new reality show, Made in Mexico , but according to the cast, fans will see much more than the glitz, glamour and drama of the country’s upper class.
ET’s Denny Directo sat down with Kitzia Mitre, Columba Diaz and Roby Checa, at our Burbank studio, where they opened up about why Made in Mexico will help break down cultural and racial barriers between their country and the United States.
“It’s more about the human side of things. I think it goes beyond social levels, beyond skin color. It doesn’t have anything to do with that. It’s more about human real human issues and how we deal with them,” Mitre, a fashion designer currently getting her Master’s in Humanities, explained. Diaz noted that the show is about displaying different perspectives.
“[We’re] showing Mexico through the eyes of nine different people,” Diaz said. “[It’s] people who love Mexico, and it’s actually showing the way nine people live, because we all have different lives and different situations, and we react differently to everything.”
Within the first few minutes of the first episode, a reference to President Donald Trump is mentioned, but according to Mitre, she and her castmates aren’t scared of political commentary. “I think it actually is gonna break down walls,” Mitre said in an obvious reference to the wall between the U.S. and Mexico Trump has openly advocated for since his 2016 campaign. “You’re gonna connect on a human level with another country, and […]