Entertainment18 June 2018
Madrid, Spain, June 18th 2018 - Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, announces a global series starred by Adriana Ugarte (Palmeras en la nieve, El tiempo entre costuras) and Javier Rey (Fariña) which will premiere globally in 2019.
Created and written by Verónica Fernández (Cuéntame, El Comisario, El Príncipe, Velvet Collection) and inspired by real events, Hache is the story of Helena (Adriana Ugarte) a woman catapulted to the heroin trafficking business in the Barcelona of the 60s. Hache will be a original eight-episode thriller series 60 minutes long.
“We are big fans of Javier and Adriana’s work, and couldn’t be more excited to see them both in a Netflix Original series.” said Erik Barmack, Vice President of International Originals at Netflix. “And the world that Verónica, Tomás and Jorge have created is unique, fresh, and likely to have global appeal. We’re ready to add Hache to our growing list of Spanish series intended for global audiences.”
Tomás Cimadevilla and Jorge Iglesias, Hache´s executive producers said: "At Weekend Studio we are very proud that our first project is a Netflix original series. Our company is committed to a global perspective and with Netflix this objective is guaranteed. We are confident that this is the first step towards a long and successful collaboration.”
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About Weekend Studio
Weekend Studio is a young Spanish audiovisual producer directed by Tomás Cimadevilla (CEO), producer of some recent successes of Spanish cinema such as El Otro lado de la Cama, Días de Fútbol, Torremolinos 73 and Pagafantas, and Jorge Iglesias (CBO), director of cinema and TV executive producer responsible for the design and launch of Canal + in Spain among many prime time projects.