Leisure One (eOne) have bought their first Soanish language collection “Operación Marea Negra” to over 60 territories together with the U.S. and Mexico (Roku), Austarlia (SBS), Latin American (AMC Networks Intl), Canada (TELEUS) and Spain (Disney-owned FOX channel).
The four-part collection relies on the true story of Europe’s first intercepted narco-submarine in November 2019, when three smugglers crossed the Atlantic in a home-made sub-aquatic vessel carrying greater than 3,000 kilos of cocaine. After boarding in the course of the Amazon, they sailed to Europe whereas enduring horrible situations together with starvation, engine issues and storms earlier than lastly being captured on the Galician coast by the Civil Guard.
Álex González (“3 Caminos”) stars as “Nando, the ex-boxer and chief of the pack who turns to trafficking when his different monetary choices dry up.” Becoming a member of him are Nerea Barros (“La Isla Mínima”), Nuno Lopes (“White Strains”), Miquel Insua (“La Unidad”), Luis Zahera (“El Reino”), Xosé Barato (“Alba”), Carles Francino (“Cable Women”), Manuel Manquiña (“Antes de la quema”), Lúcia Moniz (“Love Truly”), Luís Esparteiro (“Tremendous Pai”), David Trejos (“Perdida”), Leandro Firmino (“Ciudadde Dios”) and Bruno Galiasso (“Marighella”) star.
Daniel Calparsoro, Oskar Santos and João Maia directed the collection.
The collection is produced by Ficción Producciones. Mamen Quintas and Julio Casal government produce alongside Ukbar Filmes. FORTA, led by TVG, and the Portuguese RTP co-produce.
A second season has already wrapped manufacturing and a companion, four-part docu-series, “Operación Marea Negra: The Suicidal Mission” can also be accessible to license. It has already been licensed to The Roku Channel (U.S.), SBS (Australia), Ziggo (Netherlands) and Telus (Canada).
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