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[10/03/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 3
Updates include: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna join Amazon's "Cortes"; Starz looks to bring "Blindspotting" to the small screen; and Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren re-team for "The International" at CBS.

[03/26/18 - 03:35 PM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights a New Series, "Cortes" - Steven Spielberg and Steven Zaillian Set to Executive Produce and Javier Bardem Set to Star and Executive Produce
"Cortes" reveals the legendary conqueror, Hernan Cortes, who led a rebellious expedition to the heart of King Montezuma II's Aztec empire, connecting two civilizations for the first time and changing the course of history.







CORTES (AMAZON)
Premieres in TBA 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (4 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, March 2018) Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit a straight-to-series order of a four-hour miniseries based on the epic saga of Hernan Cortes. The series, from three-time Academy Award-winner Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan) and Amblin Television, is created for television and written by Academy Award-winner Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List) and based on the screenplay by Dalton Trumbo (Roman Holiday). Emmy-winning Zaillian, Emmy-winning Darryl Frank (The Americans) and Emmy-nominated Justin Falvey (The Americans) are set to executive produce, and Academy Award-winner Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) is set to star and executive produce. Cortes reveals the legendary conqueror, Hernan Cortes, who led a rebellious expedition to the heart of King Montezuma II's Aztec empire, connecting two civilizations for the first time and changing the course of history.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Diego Luna
· Gael García Bernal
· Javier Bardem as Hernan Cortes
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ciro Guerra as DIR
· Cristina Gallego as DIR
· Dalton Trumbo as CRTR
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Diego Luna as EP
· Gael García Bernal as EP
· Grant Hill as EP
· Javier Bardem as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Kirk Douglas as EP
· Steven Spielberg as EP
· Steven Zaillian as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amazon Studios
· Amblin Television