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[11/15/17 - 03:49 AM]
Netflix Announces Its Third Original Series in Italy
"Baby" is a coming-of-age story that explores the unseen lives of Roman high schoolers.

[via press release from Netflix]

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES ITS THIRD ORIGINAL SERIES IN ITALY

BABY INSPIRED BY THE TRUE STORY OF PARIOLI'S BABY SQUILLO, A GLIMPSE BEHIND THE ITALIAN HIGH SCHOOL CURTAIN - START OF PRODUCTION IN 2018

Rome, Italy - November 15, 2017 - Following the global launch of Suburra, the series, and after the announcement of Juventus FC docu-series, Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, continues its investment in local European productions and announces today its third Italian original series, Baby.

Baby is a coming-of-age story that explores the unseen lives of Roman high schoolers. Loosely inspired by a true story, the baby squillo scandal, the series follows a group of Parioli teenagers as they defy society in their search for identity and independence against the backdrop of forbidden love, family pressures, and shared secrets.

This 8-episode drama series delves into the wide-ranging experiences of Italian teens through the bold storytelling of the new writing collective, GRAMS, made up of five young writers, Antonio Le Fosse, Eleonora Trucchi, Marco Raspanti, Giacomo Mazzariol and Re Salvador. Writers Isabella Aguilar and Giacomo Durzi will join them in bringing this vision to life.

Netflix is excited to develop new and untapped voices with a fresh approach to storytelling that will make for an authentic and unprecedented series for the service.

Baby is produced by Fabula Pictures and the start of production will be in 2018.

Erik Barmack, VP of International Originals at Netflix, says: "We are proud to continue to invest in original content in Italy, and Baby is representative of the new, edgy programming from talented producers that we cherish. We couldn't be more excited to start work on this show."

Nicola De Angelis, executive producer at Fabula pictures, adds: "We are very excited to work with Netflix in bringing new voices and stories from Italy to a global audience. The great creative freedom Netflix grants us is the perfect home to break new ground in storytelling for Italian television. "

About Netflix

Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 109 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 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.

About Fabula Pictures

Fabula Pictures is a young Rome-based TV and film production company focused on creating innovative concepts with a fresh approach. Founded by producers Nicola and Marco De Angelis, both with an extensive expertise in filmmaking, Fabula Pictures is mainly specialized in the creation of feature films and scripted drama for television. The high quality of Fabula's films and TV series appeal equally to both domestic and international markets. From concept development to final delivery, Fabula Pictures' aim is to deliver top quality stories that entertain and inspire different audiences.





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