EXCLUSIVE: Moxie 88, the production company behind Disney Channel’s upcoming luchadora series Ultra violet and blue demon, student Maria Eugenia Esponda as EVP Development. In the new role, she will oversee the development of Moxie’s film and television project roster and lead the company’s outreach to potential collaborators, with an emphasis on showcasing diverse voices.
In addition, Esponda will be responsible for creating a bridge between film and television production in Mexico and Latin America and production in the United States through Moxie’s production line.
Esponda launched her career at Moxie with her first project as a producer, Little bitches, pictured 2018 with Kiersey Clemons, Jennette McCurdy and Virginia Gardner. She had been a junior producer in the company and helped grow her new business, Moxie 88 Animation.
Moxie 88, co-founded by Dan Carrillo Levy and Eugenio Villamar, has several projects in development and recently saw his Ultra violet and blue demon picked up at the series by Disney Channel. Written / executive produced by Pokémon Detective Pikachu Writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit, the series centers on 13-year-old Violet (Scarlett Estevez), who is stunned when a magical luchador mask “chooses” her to be the successor to her uncle, the famous luchador Blue Demon Jr. who is actually a secret superhero.
Moxie 88 is represented by CAA.