Serial drama to mitigate the perimetral confinement
Netflix intends to go live on February 3rd with the premiere of “Firefly Lane” from American screenwriter Maggie Friedman. The plot, which will appeal mainly to younger audiences, revolves around two young people who have been lifelong close friends despite their many ups and downs.
Two days later, the second season of the Spanish detective series “Hache” will be available, where we’ll continue with the chronicle noir set in the 60s and which follows the exploits of the head of a Barcelona based drug trafficking ring.
But it’s not all drama, and this February on Netflix they’ve also found a slot for some comedy, as producer Jeff Lowell directs “The Crew”, the story of a NASCAR technical crew facing the incorporation of some fresh young coworkers to their ranks. In other areas, intrigue and science fiction will also expand Netflix’s catalog this coming month, with the British series “Behind her eyes“, which will be released on the 17th, and the German dystopia “Tribes of Europe“, released February 19th.
In terms of films, on the 5th the platform will also premiere the eagerly awaited black and white romance “Malcolm & Marie“, featuring John David Washington and Zendaya as the leading lights among the cast.
On HBO, well worth highlighting the arrival of the exclusive current affairs documentary “Vitals”, directed by Catalan filmmaker Fèlix Colomer and produced by El Terrat (The Mediapro Studio) and Forest Film Studios for HBO Europe. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colomer took his camera to the Parc Taulí hospital in Sabadell, in Catalonia, to engage in a dialogue with patients and health staff. The docuseries, consisting of 3 episodes, is scheduled to be available to viewers on the 7th.
Amazon Prime Video, for its part, will bring us “El Internado: Las Cumbres“, planned for release on the 19th. This reboot of the famous Antena 3 series “The Boarding School”, features a group of young rebels who face the severe discipline imposed on them by the center they’re housed in, before returning them to reintegrate into society. Co-produced by The Mediapro Studio and Atresmedia Studios, the eight-episode series stars Asia Ortega, Albert Salazar, Daniel Arias and Daniela Rubio, among others.
The other multinational giant, Apple TV, will present us with the second batch of episodes from the science fiction and space adventure series “For All Mankind“, which began with the fascinating premise of how life would be different if the Soviet Union had emerged victorious from the space race with the United States.
And Disney +, which recently inaugurated phase 4 of the Marvel universe and is forging ahead with new Star Wars narratives, will add a new season of the children’s TV show, “Art Attack” on February 5th. Finally, Movistar+ is making some room among its programming schedule for Spanish series “Hierro”, which returns with season two on the 19th. The series stars Darío Grandinetti and Candela Peña in the leading actors’ roles.