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[09/10/20 - 05:14 AM]
"Gloria" - Netflix's First Portuguese Original Series Starts Production
The historical spy thriller is centered on RARET, the re-broadcasting office of Radio Free Europe.







GLÓRIA (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/10/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, September 2020) Netflix announces today the start of the Glória series, its new original project, produced by the SPi production company of Grupo SP Televisão and co-produced with RTP. An original series by Pedro Lopes, and directed by Tiago Guedes, Glória will be shooted in Ribatejo region and in Lisbon. The series takes place in the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, in the small village of Glória do Ribatejo, where RARET is located, an American broadcasting center that broadcasts Western propaganda to the Eastern Bloc. João Vidal, an engineer from families linked to the Estado Novo, but recruited by the KGB, will take on several high-risk espionage missions that could change the course of Portuguese and world history.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Pedro Lopes as WRTR
· Tiago Guedes as DIR
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Spi