Eric del Castillo will act again in soap operas after five years away from the small screen -two of them derived from the COVID-19 pandemic-. This was announced this day, he also stated that will give life to a priest as he has done on other occasions.
The most recent telenovela in which Eric del Castillo participated was my husband has a family in 2017produced by John Osorio; on that occasion, the actor gave life to the father of the protagonist Julia, played by Zulia Vega.
This April 20, in an interview with the program Todaythe actor He said he was very happy to return to acting after confinement to prevent cases of coronavirus, although he did not say the name of the soap opera, he shared that the producer will be Carlos Moreno.
“Yes, the doomed pandemic that isolated us all in one way or another and now I am very happy because I am being offered to return to a telenovela with Mr. Carlos Moreno and I am very pleased, “he explained in the morning of Televisa.
Eric del Castillo announced that will play a priest, this is not the first time he has given life to a religious leader. In 1963 he participated in the films Storm in the Ring and The Lord… storm, in both gave life to the Healingalso known as the same Lord Storm.
As for soap operas, Eric del Castillo gave life to a priest in Bonds of love (1995-1996); Meanwhile in What life stole from meacted as the Father Anselmo Quinones.
In conversation with the program Today, Eric revealed that the religious ordinance was about to direct his life, but he preferred soap operas and movies. When he was questioned about his role, the actor from 88 years old answered the following:
“Well, he is a priest who has a very important story within the same plot and I have made several priests throughout my life and for a little bit I am a priest too because I was in the seminary, but I had to be an actor”.
In 2019, Eric del Castillo revealed to the portal from faith that he did begin his religious studies, after the death of his father, He attended high school at the Marist Brothers Boarding School in Mexicolater entered the Mexican Seminary of Foreign Missions.
He had to leave that seminary for a health reason, since a “abusive big man” He submerged his head in a pool with contaminated water and that caused a severe infection in his eyes. After leaving religious training, began studying acting at the Andrés Soler School of Dramatic Art at the suggestion of his mother.
During the interview with Todaythe renowned first actor spoke of his daughter Kate of the Castleto whom he already suggested taking a rest period so that he doesn’t wear himself out at work “He’s a work machine and I already told him ‘Daughter, think about your life, arrange your things, finally take a vacationa gap year,’” he mentioned.
The participation of Eric del Castillo in Televisa would mean that he reached a favorable agreement, because a couple of weeks ago, he revealed that The television station did not give him the treatment he deserved.
“Times have changed, now I feel sorry to enter with a… Before I entered with my badge, now I have to queue to enter and well, I don’t like it, that we who have been there for more than 30 years, They should pay more attention to one”, he shared in his complaint.
The actor explained that his long career should be a “direct pass” to the facilities and forums: “Yes I would like them to respect us or they gave us a password or something so we wouldn’t be queuing (…) Yes I sucked here 30 something years”, he explained on April 5.