Netflix Announces New Anthology Series Inspired In True Events, Historia De Un Crimen
EACH SEASON OF THE SCRIPTED FRANCHISE WILL EXPLORE DIFFERENT CONTROVERSIAL CRIMES FROM RECENT HISTORY AROUND THE WORLD. The first installment will revolve around the murder of Mexican presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio in 1994
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Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, announced today Historia de un Crimen, a new scripted crime anthology series that will tackle notorious controversial crimes that have rocked countries for decades, generated social turmoil and triggered charges of corruption and a search for justice.
“We are thrilled to continue exploring new formats, investing in international talent and partnering with the best storytellers around the world to create content that travels and resonates globally,” said Erik Barmack, Vice President of International Originals at Netflix. “Crime is a very popular genre across the globe, and we’re excited to bring Netflix members everywhere this new take on anthology series with an international twist,” he added.
The first season of the franchise will depict the case of Luis Donaldo Colosio, the Mexican politician and presidential candidate who was assassinated at a campaign rally in Tijuana during the Mexican presidential campaign of 1994. The 8-episode season is set to begin production this week in Mexico City and will be available exclusively to Netflix members around the world in 2019.
Produced by Dynamo for Netflix and starring Jorge A. Jiménez (Narcos, Machete Kills, Hermoso Silencio), Ilse Salas (Cantinflas, Sr Avila), Alberto Guerra (Ingobernable, El Señor de los Cielos), Gustavo Sánchez Parra (Amores Perros, Man on Fire), Martín Altomaro (Mita y Mita, Rudo y Cursi), Lisa Owen (El Señor de los Cielos, Los Insólitos Peces Gato) and Ari Brickman (Sense8, Instructions not Included) ones among others, with Rodrigo Santos as head writer, Historia de un Crimen: Colosio will be produced by Andrés Calderón and Juan Uruchurtu, and directed by Hiromi Kamata and Natalia Beristáin.
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Founded in 2006, and with a presence in Bogota, Madrid, New York and Mexico, Dynamo has become one of Latin America’s most prominent production houses. With over 30 films and 20 premium TV seasons it has established itself as a brand associated with innovative storytelling, strong talent relationships and high quality production standards. Recent productions include Narcos, El Chapo, American Made, 7 Años and Mille 22. Dynamo is led by CEO/Producer Andrés Calderón and Producers Cristian Conti and Diego Ramírez.
August 30, 2018 10:00pm ET by Netflix