Professional performer Mirella Ferraz was contacted on Facebook by series creator Glória Perez to help prepare Isis Valverde in her role as a mermaid. Valverde started having classes for three months before production for this series started.
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Fábio Assunção was originally cast as Eugenio but dropped out in favor of a future Rede Globo series. Dan Stulbach was cast instead.
Dan Stulbach return to the Rede Globo telenovelas after moving to Band as a television host.
Juliana Paes's character is inspired by Fabiana Escobar, known as the "Pot Queen". Escobar was married to a prominent drug dealer, Saulo Sá (the "Pot King"), who acted at the Rocinha slums in Rio. Glória Perez initially wanted to create a series focused on this character only.
The most watched telenovela in the 9pm timeslot since 2014.
Both Juliana Paes and Rodrigo Lombardi starred in India: A Love Story (2009), also a creation by Glória Perez.
Isis Valverde's second "mermaid"/"siren" role after Siren's Song (2013) in which she starred in the title role.
Daniel Rocha auditioned for the role of Ruy but Fiuk reportedly held a better performance for the character.
Fábio Assunção, Antonio Calloni, Helena Ranaldi, Ana Beatriz Nogueira, Deborah Secco e Chay Suede all dropped out of roles in this series for other projects.
While filming at the Brazilian North, some of the actors became ill. Fiuk contracted the H1N1 virus, Marco Pigossi and Zezé Polessa got intestinal infection, and Tonico Pereira had the pneumonia.
The first Brazilian television series to depict a transgender character that goes through the process of transitioning from female to male.