Viacom International Studios (VIS) Americas picked up the rights to 38 Estrellas, the book by Josefina Licitra.

The nonfiction project tells the story of when 38 political prisoners escaped from a Montevideo prison in 1971. Licitra compiles the details of what was then known as “Operación Estrella.” The novel’s adaptation will recreate this historical event to appeal to contemporary audiences.

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