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Buckle up: Netflix announces cast and unveils a look behind the scenes of Overhaul, the service's first Brazilian action movie

Buckle up: Netflix announces cast and unveils a look behind the scenes of Overhaul, the service's first Brazilian action movie

São Paulo, November 23, 2021—The cast of Netflix's first Brazilian action film, Carga Máxima, has just been revealed, as well as previously unseen behind-the-scenes photos. The production, which is currently being filmed in São Paulo and Curitiba, stars Thiago Martins as Roger, a truck racer who starts driving for a cargo theft gang in order to keep his team. Now immersed in the criminal world, he will have to fight hard to leave it. The cast also includes Sheron Menezzes as Rainha, who is also a professional driver, as well as Raphael Logam, Milhem Cortaz, Evandro Mesquita and Paulinho Vilhena, among others. 

 Thiago Martins talks about the movie on video direct from the set

 Produced by Gullane and TC Filmes for Netflix, Carga Máxima is set to premiere in 2022. The feature is directed by Tomás Portella, with a script by Leandro Soares. Produced by Caio and Fabiano Gullane, and Rodrigo Castellar, with executive producers Ana Saito, Ariene Ferreira, Daniela Aun and Rodrigo Castellar.

More Brazil on Screen: 

Carga Máxima is yet another Brazilian production coming to Netflix in 2022. The series is among the brand new Brazilian content produced exclusively for the streaming service—from series and documentaries to movies and reality shows. They’re the best stories Brazil has to offer, in a variety of genres and formats, for all tastes and moods.

About Netflix:

Netflix is the largest streaming entertainment service in the world. There are more than 214 million paid subscribers in more than 190 countries with access to shows, documentaries and movies from many genres and in many languages. Netflix subscribers can watch as many movies and shows as they want, whenever and wherever they want, on practically any screen with an internet connection. Subscribers can watch, pause and resume watching a title, with no commercials or commitments.

About Gullane: Gullane is one of the greatest producers and promoters in the Brazilian audiovisual market, in addition to one of the principal exporters of independent work. Founded in 1996 by brothers Caio Gullane and Fabiano Gullane, they now have more than 50 movies in their catalog that made a big splash in theaters at home and abroad, along with 30 shows for television and digital platforms. Among their most successful movies are Carandiru, Bicho de Sete Cabeças, O Ano em que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias; the Até que a Sorte nos Separe franchise; Que Horas ela Volta?, Como Nossos Pais, Bingo - o Rei das Manhãs; the shows Alice and Hard (HBO), Unidade Básica - seasons 1 and 2 (Universal Canal), Carcereiros (Globoplay), Irmãos Freitas (Space and Amazon Prime), Ninguém Tá Olhando and Boca a Boca (Netflix). The company has already won more than 500 awards and been selected for prestigious film and television festivals in Brazil and abroad such as Mostra de Cinema, Festival do Rio, Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Sundance, Toronto, MIPTV and Emmy.

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