The telenovela was remade into an American show on Nickelodeon called [[Hollywood Heights (TV series)|]].ref The show premiered June 2012.ref
The success of the telenovela was such that it was made into a film [[Más que alcanzar una estrella]] and a sequel telenovela [[Alcanzar una estrella II]], starring [[Sasha Sokol]] and [[Ricky Martin]].
The story was produced by [[Luis de Llano Macedo|Luis de Llano]], producer and manager of Timbiriche and Garibaldi, and written by actress [[Rita Macedo]], de Llano's mother. Alcanzar una estrella turned out to be Macedo's last credit as an actress before she committed suicide in the mid-1990s.
== Plot ==
Lorena ([[Mariana Garza]]) is an [[introverted]] girl who dreams of "reaching a star" - that star being singer Eduardo Casablanca ([[Eduardo Capetillo]]). She gets to meet him at a [[press conference]] to present his last album and his first [[telenovela]]. Lorena begins to write anonymous letters to Eduardo while her classmates ridicule her bad looks. Eduardo struggles to maintain a relationship with his girlfriend Déborah ([[Kenia Gazcón]]).
== Cast ==
* [[Eduardo Capetillo]] as Eduardo Casablanca
* [[Mariana Garza]] as Lorena Gaitán/Melissa
* [[Angélica Ruvalcaba]] as Aurora Rueda