Welder Rodrigues is one of the standout names in Sertão Sea, the new six o’clock soap opera that became one of Globo’s main bets in 2022, uniting a team of veterans with littleknown names to the public to create a compelling and believable storyline. The actor and comedian is responsible for the interpretation Bodo Sabbatha comic book villain who might be just what the 6 p.m. tape was missing.
Many are already familiar with Welder’s mannerisms in theater and countless projects for television, but this will be one of the nationally richest works ever created by the undeniably talented professional, and consequently responsible for spreading his good humor to more people. Along with Tertulinho (Renato Góes), Sabá leads the team of antagonists in the soap opera starring Isadora Cruz as Candoca and Sergio Guizé as Zé Paulino.
Candoca will bravely fight against Sabá’s cruelty in the novel. Photo: Reproduction/Globo Candoca will bravely fight against Sabá’s cruelty in the soap opera. Photo: Reproduction / Globo
The problem is that, in addition to the funny profile, the character concentrates the greatest ambition in the series, making more and more absurd plans to exploit Canta Pedra’s resources and make money at the expense of honest workers in the region. To give you an idea, he even leaves school children without lunch.
It will be up to Candoca to fight for the rights of the small village, including access to water, which will be the central point of the whole story, after all a war will be sparked by the resource. Social discussions will be very important in Mar do Sertão and Mayor Sabá Bodó is the biggest obstacle to justice. The mix of emotions will be strong, after all the character will be divided between the hate and laughter of the audience.
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