The Mediapro Studio Distribution has closed a cope with Starz that may land South-Pole homicide thriller sequence “The Head” on the broadcaster’s streaming platform Starzplay in the U.Okay., Ireland, Germany, Austria and German-speaking areas of Switzerland and Luxembourg on Feb. 7.
One of probably the most vital steps into scripted drama manufacturing by Spanish producer The Mediapro Studio, “The Head” was executed in partnership with Hulu Japan and HBO Asia. It was written by Alex and David Pastor (“Hogar”) and directed by Jorge Dorado (“The Department of Time”)
“The Head” makes use of tips of time and perspective to slowly uncover the small print a grizzly sequence of murders, began with a decapitation, at one in every of Earth’s most remoted human habitats, an Antarctic analysis station over the winter months. When the summer time employees flies off to go away a skeleton crew behind, all is effectively, however after an sudden radio silence, tensions are excessive because the helicopter returns in spring.
International by nature, the sequence options well-known actors from a number of nations, together with BAFTA nominee John Lynch (“The Fall”), Álvaro Morte (“Money Heist”), Katharine O’Donnelly (“Mary Queen of Scotts”), Tomohisa Yamashita (“Code Blue the Movie”) and Mónica López (“En la ciudad”).
“‘The Head’ is one in every of our greatest bets at The Mediapro Studio, a large-scale worldwide mission with which we needed to open borders and assure its worldwide distribution,” stated The Mediapro Studio normal director Laura Fernández Espeso. “The affirmation of its Starz premieres in the U.Okay. and Germany, strategic markets for our pursuits, reinforces the presence of the sequence at a worldwide degree and opens the door to future initiatives and collaborations.”