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[01/30/18 - 03:24 AM]
Netflix Announces the Second Season of "Suburra, The Series"
The series, based on the novel of the same title, is set in Rome and describes a fight over land in a seaside town of Ostia that spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

[via press release from Netflix]

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES THE SECOND SEASON OF "SUBURRA, THE SERIES"

January 30th, 2018 - Following the success of the first season, Suburra, the series - the first original Italian Netflix crime thriller produced by Cattleya in collaboration with Rai Fiction and released last October in over 190 countries - will return for a second even more action-packed season.

The series, based on the novel of the same title, is set in Rome and describes a fight over land in a seaside town of Ostia that spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

The protagonists are the same who conquered the audience in the first season: Aureliano (Alessandro Borghi), Spadino (Giacomo Ferrara) and Lele (Eduardo Valdarnini), Sara Monaschi (Claudia Gerini), an ambitious financial consultant collaborating with the Church, the politician Amedeo Cinaglia (Filippo Nigro) and the unscrupulous boss Samurai (Francesco Acquaroli).

Which new alliances will they secure and which new strategies will they implement to achieve control of the Roman coast?

The second season is written by head writer Barbara Petronio with Ezio Abbate and Fabrizio Bettelli. The directors are Andrea Molaioli (Suburra The Series, The Girl by the Lake, The Jewel) and the new-comer Piero Messina (The Wait).

For more information, please visit the official Suburra, the series social pages: Facebook Twitter Instagram

About Netflix

Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 117 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 140 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 Cattleya

Cattleya is Italy's leading independent film and TV drama producer. The company has produced over 70 feature films and several tv series, including Gomorrah and Suburra. It's currently developing high-end TV series in the English language for the international marketplace. ITV Studios, the UK's biggest production and distribution company, recently acquired a majority stake in Cattleya.

About Rai Fiction

Rai Fiction is the division of RAI - Radiotelevisione italiana responsible for ordering the production of TV dramas for all Rai channels. With an annual investment of 200 million euro and output of more than 400 hours of programming per year, Rai Fiction is one of Europe's biggest commissioning entities for scripted TV drama. Many current Italian series, while continuing to enjoy great success with the local audience, are also finding increased distribution in foreign markets over the last several years, and at the same time Rai Fiction has been building up its portfolio of major international co-productions.





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