Kate del Castillo will play Mexicos next First Lady. Fearless, passionate and sophisticated, the beloved mexican star will be the lead in INGOBERNABLE, a Netflix Original Series
Beverly Hills, Calif., July 23rd, 2015 - Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), the world's leading Internet television network, announced details of Ingobernable, a Netflix Original series, starring Mexican actress Kate del Castillo.
Del Castillo will play Irene Urzua, the wife of Mexico's president. A woman with a strong personality, conviction and clear ideas, Urzua. is capable of "creating a president, leaving a president and killing a president."
"I absolutely love the role. It's challenging, it's risky, it's compelling. The storyline and the cast are excellent. The kind of content Netflix is synonymous with. I am so happy to be part of the team." says Del Castillo."This is like nothing people have seen me in before and I can't wait to start this journey with Netflix and Ingobernable".
"Netflix is committed to the creation of high quality, Spanish language original series for Mexico, US, Latin America and the world. We are thrilled to be working with one of Latin America's biggest and most talented stars, Kate de Castillo on Ingobernable, our next original series produced in Mexico." - says Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer.
The series which will be produced by Argos and directed by Jose Luis Garcia Agraz and Pedro Pablo Ibarra "Pitipol" will start shooting in Mexico early 2016 and will be presented in the format of 20 episodes.
Ingobernable will be available exclusively on Netflix in 2016
Netflix is the world's leading Internet television network with over 65 million members in over 50 countries enjoying more than 100 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
Recognized as one of the most important production companies in Latin America, Argos has innately constructed its particular and unique style. Its contents have been positioned as reference within the industry when speaking of originality, innovation, controversial topics, artistic sensitivity, high quality standards and a renowned ability to summon talent both on and off camera.
However, Argo's greatest distinguishing factor is without a doubt, its perspective. A perspective that goes beyond appearances, that looks within the deepest aspects of human nature, which scrutinizes reality and reflects it. This, alongside social commitment, and the deep respect it feels for its audience, has become the signature of its productions.