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Netflix announced the Mexican series and films it is already working on, as part of the ‘Let Mexico See’ initiative.
Contrary to what some believe, In recent years, Mexican cinema has gained quite a bit of strength. Much of this thanks to great Mexican productions (series, movies) that show that there is definitely talent and creativity in Mexico.
Whether through events that marked the history of our country, to other characters who became known for plots told by others or even with original stories, In Mexico there is material to make films and series that capture the attention of many. And if anyone knows about that, it’s Netflix.
For a couple of years now The streaming platform created a kind of campaign called ‘Let Mexico be seen‘, where he has opted for Mexican projects made by Mexican directors with the intention of promoting and highlighting the cinema of our country.
Thanks to this initiative we have already seen some films that won our hearts, such as ‘Hurricane season’ and ‘The last wagon‘, either We will have the opportunity to see others like the adaptation of ‘Pedro Páramo’ by Rodrigo Prieto (Mexican nominee for the 2024 Oscars).
The platform announced the Mexican series and movies that it has already launched
But this February 9, Netflix announced that the productions of ‘Que México se ver’ will continue to appear. In fact, it has already launched 10 series and movies that will come to the streaming platform in the future, and with which Netflix reaffirms its commitment to audiovisual content made in Mexico.
Here we tell you about these titles that will join ‘Que México se Vea’ on Netflix:
This series will be based on the novel by Jorge Ibargüengoitia which, as a fictional report, tells the story of the Baladro sisters, a story inspired by Las Poquianchis.
The Poquianchis were serial killers who caused terror between 1945 and 1964 in the city of San Francisco del Rincón, Guanajuato., where they engaged in human trafficking. Hundreds of women suffered the most cruel and vile treatment at the hands of these sisters.
The adaptation of Ibargüengoitia’s novel and the direction of This series will be directed by filmmaker Luis Estrada (‘La Dictadura Perfecta’, ‘Que Viva México’) and with the production of Mezcala Films.
The Serie will tell the story of an elite Mexican police unit that catches fugitives as they flee to Mexicoand in fact this production will be inspired by real events.
‘Gringo Hunters’ It is based on an article by Washington Postwritten by American journalist, Kevin Sieffand will be filmed in Tijuana and Mexico City.
The production will be carried out by Woo Films and Redrum in co-production with Imagine Entertainment and in association with Washington Post.
Nobody saw us leave
This will be another of the series that will reach the Netflix catalog. ‘Nobody Saw Us Go’ is based on the novel of the same name written by Tamara Trottnerwhich narrates the persecution of a mother to recover her children who were kidnapped by her husband as revenge.
This begins the confrontation between two of the most powerful families in the Jewish community in the 1960s. On this occasion, The story will come to the screen with the adaptation of María Camila Arias and Big Dramaand will be a production of Alebrije Producciones and Península Films.
Several Mexican Netflix series and movies will be based on novels
Cell 211 (working title),
A limited series inspired by the novel of the same name by Francisco Pérez Gandul and whose plot takes place in the Social Reintegration Center (CERESO) for Adults 3 of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua on December 31, 2022.
The series will have six episodes directed by Jaime Reynoso and Gerardo Naranjo, and will star Diego Calva and Noé Hernándezproduced by Woo Films.
The War Sisters
Series that narrates the story of intense rivalry between Perla and Antoniasisters marked by betrayal, followed by cruel manipulation. Created and written by José Ignacio “Chascas” Valenzuela, directed by Carlos Villegas and Iker Dupeyron and produced by Mar Abierto.
After ‘Family’, Netflix announced that ‘Las Locuras’ will be the new film by the Mexican-Colombian director, Rodrigo García, that will reach your catalog. On this occasion the filmmaker will show how people are pushed to the limit to rebel against confinement, self-censorship and family pressure. All with the production of Panorama Global.
The biggest fan (working title)
Directed by María Torres (‘Anonymous’), ‘The biggest fan’ is a comedy that tells the story of Lana Cruz (Kate del Castillo) an actress who, after being canceled from Hollywood, returns to our country to act in a movie and show that she can still be a big star.
On his way he meets Polly, his biggest fan and also his worst nightmare. Lana will have to do everything possible to prevent Polly from ending her career and her patience. Produced by Gaumont and Pasajero.
Humberto Hinojosa (‘The Widows of Thursdays’) will direct this feature film where we will see how a group of privileged young people take advantage of their position social and class prejudices of society to commit crimes.
Their activities grow in ambition and danger, reflecting the harsh reality hidden behind the façade of opulence, where the most vulnerable will pay the highest price. Starring Alfonso Herrera, Ximena Lamadrid, Juan Pablo Fuentes, Fernando Cattori and Renata Manterola. Produced by Tigre and BH5.
Negotiating with my wife (working title)
Directed by Juan Taratuto, ‘Negotiating with my wife’ is an action comedy where Alan Binder, the best hostage negotiator in Mexico, will have to save the President who was kidnapped with his lover. Starring Mauricio Ochmann, Tato Alexander and Leonardo Ortizgriz. Produced by Tiger House and Sin Sentido Films.
As you can see, there are no approximate release dates yet and some titles are even provisional and could change. However, what is a reality is that Netflix is already working on these Mexican series and movies that already catch our attention. What do you think?
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