Once
GenreTelenovela
Created byJorge Edelstein
Screenplay byJavier Castro Albano
Marcos Osorio Vidal
Tom Wortley
Fernando Riveros
Directed bySebastián Pivotto Nicolas Di Cocco
Opening themeI Love It Loud
Country of originArgentina
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes220
Production
Executive producerCecília Mendonça Javier Castany
ProducerAdrián Suar
Running time22-30 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkDisney XD
Release13 March 2017 (2017-03-13) –
29 November 2019 (2019-11-29)

Once (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈonse], stylized as O11CE, also known as Disney 11 in the English and Dutch dubs) is an Argentine youth sports telenovela produced by Pol-ka Producciones in association with Disney XD Latin America, the American Disney Channel and The Walt Disney Company, starring Mariano González-Guerineau and Sebastián Athie. In the UK, Ireland, South Africa and the Netherlands, the series is known as Disney 11.[1][2]

The first season had 80 episodes divided into two parts of 40 chapters each, like the second season, the third season had 60 episodes divided into three parts of 20 episodes each.

It premiered in Latin America on 13 March 2017, on the same channel and also through the high definition signal of the Disney Channel. On 11 September of the same year, Brandon Zúñiga Vega premiered on Disney Channel's standard resolution signals.

On 11 April 2017, The Walt Disney Company confirmed that the series was being renewed for a second season, which premiered in Latin America on 30 April 2018. On 15 July 2019, the third and final season premiered, with the final episode broadcast 29 November 2019.

Cast

Series overview

SeriesEpisodesOriginally airedUK First airedUK Last aired
First airedLast aired
1804013 March 2017 (2017-03-13)5 May 2017 (2017-05-05)4 June 2018 (2018-06-04)27 July 2018 (2018-07-27)
403 July 2017 (2017-07-03)25 August 2017 (2017-08-25)30 July 2018 (2018-07-30)21 September 2018 (2018-09-21)
2804030 April 2018 (2018-04-30)[4]22 June 2018 (2018-06-22)24 September 2018 (2018-09-24)16 November 2018 (2018-11-16)
4020 August 2018 (2018-08-20)12 October 2018 (2018-10-12)14 January 2019 (2019-01-14)8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
3602015 July 2019 (2019-07-15)9 August 2019 (2019-08-09)4 November 2019 (2019-11-04)29 November 2019 (2019-11-29)
209 September 2019 (2019-09-09)4 October 2019 (2019-10-04)13 January 2020 (2020-01-13)7 February 2020 (2020-02-07)
204 November 2019 (2019-11-04)29 November 2019 (2019-11-29)18 May 2020 (2020-05-18)12 June 2020 (2020-06-12)

Season 1 (2017)

Gabriel "Gabo" Moreti (Mariano González-Guerineau), is a teenager who lives with his grandmother Amelia (Beatriz Dellacasa) in a small town in Argentina called Álamo Seco. Gabo's great passion is soccer. His great soccer aptitude does not go unnoticed by Francisco Velázquez (Nicolas Pauls), technical director of the soccer team of the prestigious Sports Academic Institute (IAD), who decides to grant him a scholarship as number 10. Gabo begins with a trip to Buenos Aires to live in the IAD. His dream is to become a great player, but what he does not know is that on this journey, destiny will also make him discover the secrets of his family history. The IAD (Sports Academic Institute) is a demanding educational center whose objective is to enhance the best skills of each student, both academic and sports. The institute has a high level of technological-sports research and thanks to this it can carry out sophisticated studies that support the sports careers of all its students. Home to Los Halcones Dorados, the best student soccer team, the IAD has suffered an unexpected setback: most of the team members have left the institution to attend other schools or join the lower divisions of professional teams. Gabo is the key to rebuilding the team but that does not fall in favor of Lorenzo Guevara (Sebastián Athie) (Player number 9) who is the star striker and the only one of the original players who remains at the Institute. Although Gabo will have to face numerous challenges at the IAD, he will not do it alone, since he has the support of his friends Ricardo "Ricky" Flores (Juan David Penagos) (Player number 7) and Andrés "Dedé" Duarte (Luan Brum) ( Player number 6), Zoe Velázquez (Paulina Vetrano) is Francisco's daughter and is Gabo's friend, Joaquín Costa (Javier Eloy Bonnano) is not a player but is a sports reporter or journalist. Throughout history, Gabo will acquire the necessary tools to establish himself as a positive leader for the group. You will know success and failure.

Season 2 (2018)

All the hawks are happy and believe that what follows is a calmer time because they have already finished the intercup and emerged champions, but an even more important challenge awaits them: they will play the Continental tournament, a championship in which only the teams that obtained the first and second place in the Intercopa of each region of Latin America. On the other hand, the fifth-year students of the IAD have their heads focused not only on the championship, but also on diagramming their career plan: it is their last year as students and each one will have to discover what they want to do with their life. In this sense, it will be essential for them to understand that training a footballer not only involves training in sport, but also intellectually. As for Gabo, fate does not stop pulling its strings so that he can finally discover who his father is; It is the most complex crossroads of life that you will have to go through. If until now you have had to adapt to a new world, you will have to test the values, convictions and beliefs with which you were formed. At the same time, a Colombian student, Martín (Playdo number 19), arrives on an exchange to join the Falcons as reinforcement. He is a skilled number 8 that not only has a very particular personality marked by a certain tendency to obsession enhanced by an intelligence that far exceeds the average, but also hides a very dark side. Gabo will have to face Martín to keep his position at Los Halcones.

Season 3 (2019)

Gabo's dream is close to being realized, but now he is caught in a conflict between his love for Álamo Seco, his consolidation as a professional player and the Golden Falcons are in the World Cup because they have already won the continental tournament. If you want to reach the top of football, you will have to overcome these last obstacles that will put you between your past and your future.

Production

The telenovela began production on May 29, 2016. Jorge Edelstein is the same creator who made the telenovelas Soy Luna and Bia. With the script by Javier Castro Albano, Marcos Osorio Vidal, Tom Wortley and Fernando Rivero in season 3, the direction; Sebastián Pivotto in season 1, by Nicolás Di Cocco: in seasons 2 and 3.

It is an original Pol-Ka Producciones production made in collaboration with Disney XD Latin America. The production is in charge of Pegsa, with the collaboration of Non Stop and its premiere was on March 13, 2017 throughout Latin America.

Music

Year Song Album
2017 "From the Stadium to the Sky (Morat Guests)" From the Stadium to the Sky
2018 "Play With Your Heart (Sebastián Athié, Paulina Vetrano and Daniel Patiño) Play With Your Heart
"Play With Your Heart (Remix) (Sebastián Athié, Paulina Vetrano and Daniel Patiño ft. Julia Dovganishina)"
"Catch Me If You Can (Paulina Vetrano, Agustina Palma, Luan Brum and Sebastián Athié)" Catch Me If You Can

References

  1. ^ "Disney 11 TV guide". Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Disney 11 S3 gemist?". Gids.tv. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  3. ^ Notice of death of Sebastián Athié, today.com; accessed 9 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Soy Luna y O11CE anuncian fechas para sus nuevas temporadas". todotvnews.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 25 February 2018.