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Netflix Announces Seven Original Spanish Projects
They'll join the previously announced newcomers "Someone Has to Die," "The Mess You Leave Behind" and "The Innocent."

[via press release from Netflix]


The streaming service announces two new projects that will launch this 2020 (The unscripted Sing on! and a documentary about the phenomenon of Money Heist). The company also confirms the production in Spain of five new original projects which will premiere in 2021-2022. Two series: Jaguar, featuring Blanca Suárez, and the first series created by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, and three films: Amor de madre, with Quim Gutiérrez and Carmen Machi, the new movie by Dani de la Orden and Fuimos Canciones, an adaptation of the novels Canciones y recuerdos by Elísabet Benavent.

Madrid, January 30th 2020 - Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, has presented this morning its content slate planned for 2020 as well as some novelties about upcoming titles that will be produced in Spain and available in 190 countries.

Diego Ávalos, VP of original content, has said: "We will continue to support creators and bring diverse stories. Our goal and commitment with the industry is key to position Spanish talent as a worldwide reference. The quality of our technicians and the excellence of our authors confirm that this goal is already part of our present."

These are the novelties / assets shared:

First images of Someone Has to Die, The Mess You Leave Behind and The Innocent - These three original Spanish series, created by Manolo Caro (The House of Flowers), Carlos Montero (Elite) and Oriol Paulo (The invisible Guest), will launch next fall.

New image of The Occupant and announcing premiere date on the service on March 25th.

Cable Girls: Final season - Netflix's first Spanish original comes to an end this year in two parts, the first one launching next February 14th.

Documentary about La Casa de Papel phenomenon - Documentary feature that explores the global phenomenon around Money Heist, created by Alex Pina. It will be released on April 3rd coinciding with the release of La Casa de Papel Part 4.

Sing on! - A new musical contest where six contestants will test their abilities singing popular songs. The prize is up to 30.000 euros that will build up as they prove who is more in tune and beat different phases.

Furthermore, Netflix continues its investment in producing Spanish content that could be enjoyed around the world and has announced 5 new original projects that will start production shortly:

New Daniel Sánchez Arévalo show - The first series created by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo is a compelling story about overcoming and friendship. Produced by Atípica Films, the show is currently under development.

Jaguar - New series produced by Bambú Productions with Blanca Suárez in the main role. The series takes place in the 60's when Spain held hundreds of refugees from the Nazis after the Second World War. Isabel Garrido, a young Spaniard that managed to survive the Mauthausen concentration camp is after Skorzeny, known as the most dangerous men in Europe. She will discover that she's not on her own and will join other agents looking for justice. Her code name: Jaguar.

Amor de madre - Directed by Paco Caballero (Off course to China) with Carmen Machi (Criminal) and Quim Gutiérrez (The Neighbour). Quim is a young man that has just been left at the altar. If that wasn't enough, his mother decides to accompany him on the honeymoon to not lose the money. Whilst he's feeling terribly miserable his mother is having the time of her life.

New Dani de la Orden movie - the new movie from director Dani de la Orden (Elite) is about the relationship between Adri, played by Álvaro Cervantes (Criminal) and Carla, played by Susana Abaitua (4 L). The story starts when Adri decides to voluntarily enrol in a psychiatric facility where Carla is living to be able to meet with her again after a magical night together. This romantic comedy is currently under production.

Fuimos Canciones - This movie, which will be released next year, is the adaptation from Elísabet Benavent novels Canciones y recuerdos.

  [january 2020]  


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