Amazon Prime confirms that Red Queen, Juan Gómez-Juredo, will become a series

An adaptation of the Red Queen, the Super Sales trilogy of Juan Gómez Jurado, and a series set in Marbella on a family of arms traffickers led by Mariano Barros

Amazon Prime confirms that Red Queen, Juan Gómez-Juredo, will become a series

An adaptation of the Red Queen, the Super Sales trilogy of Juan Gómez Jurado, and a series set in Marbella on a family of arms traffickers led by Mariano Barroso, Los Farad, are some of the new Spanish series projects announced today by Amazon Prime video

The adaptation of Red Queen is the first fruit of the agreement that Gómez Jurado signed in April last year with the platform for the development of audiovisual content in Spanish.

"These characters are no longer just mine," said Gómez Jurado at a Prime Video Content Event in Madrid and has recognized that the pressure is high, for not wanting to "fail to readers".

At the moment they are working on the first season but the series is born with "vocation of continuity", said María José Rodríguez, head of original production in Spain of Prime Video.

Although the actors who will interpret the peculiar couple of researchers formed by Antonia Scott and Jon Gutiérrez have already been elected, whose trilogy has accumulated more than 10 million books, the faces of the actors have not yet become public.

Accompanied by Amaya Muruzábal, with whom he is working in the scripts, Gómez Jurado has recognized the difficulty of moving his texts into audiovisual language. "It's amazing the number of hours we work on how we converted the complex mind of Antonia Scott in images," the writer has pointed out.

The FARAD (Provisional Title) is a series of eight episodes based on real events about weapons traffickers based on the Costa del Sol in the 80s, created by Mariano Barroso and Alejandro Hernández, his usual contributor and who has also worked with Alejandro Threaten "while the war" and "fortune" lasts.

Barroso has pointed out that it is "an ambitious series" that is developed in "that Marbella full of tan and olopeles of the 80s", whose protagonist is a young, Oscar, in search of identity that finds his place in a family that for his surprise They turn out to be arms traffickers.

The President of the Film Academy has underlined the great effort made to reproduce that world Marbellí and has pointed out that arms trafficking is "an excuse" to talk about "family conflicts that affect us".

For Hernández, the most interesting has been "using fiction to cross a very juicy period of the history of Spain, that of the Cold War".

During the act, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Madrid, the first images of other series already announced as a private matter, of bamboo productions, starred by Aura Garrido, Jean Reno, Angela Molina and Alex García and will be released Before the summer.

Garrido plays a young Galician high society who wants to be a policeman and is dedicated to discovering a serial killer who threatens the city in this adventure thriller with a "very powerful" female character, according to the actress itself and the Creator Teresa Fernández-Valdés.

There has also been an advance of without traces, a "paella western" starring the Spanish actress Carolina Yuste and the Mexican Camila Sodi on "Two cleaners who get into trouble".

Its creators, Sara Antuña and Carlos de Pando, have explained that it is a black comedy with thriller elements that mix humor, action, a diverse distribution and desert-beach contrast of the Spanish city of Alicante.

Updated Date: 13 January 2022, 09:56

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