This drama series is a co-production with Viacom International Studios (VIS), Telecom and Olympusat. Cecilia Roth is one of the protagonists
Mediapro kicks-off filming of Los Internacionales
04 de octubre de 2019
The Mediapro Studio has announced that filming of Los Internacionales is to begin in Argentina.
This is the first drama series to be set in the period of Argentina’s political and economic crisis of 2001 and is a co-production with Viacom International Studios (VIS), Telecom and Olympusat. The series is due to be released in 2020 on the Telefe channel, as well as Telecom’s content multiplatform and video-on-demand service, Flow.
The production is another addition to the international projects The Mediapro Studio is currently developing which include the thriller The Head, series created by brothers David and Álex Pastor, directed by Jorge Dorado which has recently wrapped up filming in Iceland; The Paradise, a co-production with Finish network YLE, shot on location in Finland and Spain’s Costa del Sol, featuring Fran Perea; The New Pope, series by Paolo Sorrentino which was recently presented at the Venice Film Festival; as well as other projects developed in Latin America apart from Los Internacionales including Las Bravas F.C., in co-production with Turner Broadcasting System Latin America; N00bees, already in its second season in association with Viacom International Studios and Pequeña Victoria, the comedy created by Erika Halvorsen and Daniel Burman, also a co-production between Viacom International Studios and Oficina Burman, a company of The Mediapro Studio, and which became the most successful new release on Telefe this year.
Based on the novel La Conexión Bogotá by journalist Nahuel Gallota, Los Internacionalesnarrates the story of a renowned gang of Colombian thieves who travel to Argentina in the midst of the economic crisis, known popularly as the ‘Corralito’, to take advantage of the pillaging and social breakdown in which the country was engulfed.
Argentinian actress Cecilia Roth (All About My Mother, Martin H, Historia de un Clan, El Ángel, Pain and Glory) and Colombian actor Juan Pablo Shuk (The Boat, The Ministry of Time, Narcos) lead the cast for the series.
Filming of Los Internacionales will get underway in Bogotá and continue until mid-December on location in Buenos Aires. The series is sponsored by the INCAA (National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts).