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[06/26/19 - 10:27 AM]
"Todo por el juego," The Mediapro Studio Series, Will Be Broadcast in the United States
Spectrum Originals will air the series under the title "Side Games" beginning Monday, July 15.

[via press release from The Mediapro Studio]

"Todo por el juego", the series of THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO, will be broadcasted in the United States

Through the agreement between Imagina International Sales (THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO) and the Spectrum Originals platform for the commercialization of the series in the North American market / Based on the novel by Javier Tebas and Pedro Torrens "El fútbol no es así", the series is directed by Daniel Calparsoro, with a screenplay by Eduardo Sacheri ("The secret of his eyes"), and starring Roberto Enríquez

Imagina International Sales (THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO) today announced the agreement with the North American platform Spectrum Originals for the US broadcast of the "Todo por el juego" series, which will be available through its streaming service from the next 15 of July under the title of "Side Games". The fiction will be broadcast in Spanish with English subtitles and will premiere episodes in a staggered way from that date: the first three on the same day 15, the fourth and fifth on July 22 and the last three on day 29.

Based on the novel "El fútbol no es así", written by the President of LaLiga, Javier Tebas, together with Pedro Torrens, "Todo por el juego", successfully broadcast in Spain on Movistar, also obtained excellent results last year. audience in Latin America. Set in the world of football, in this case in a fictional Second Division Spanish League, the plot revolves around Mariano Hidalgo (Roberto Enríquez), a prosperous businessman and supporter of a Spanish Second Division club, which rises to the presidency of the same. It is then when he will be involved in a spiral of corruption that includes an illegal betting system controlled by mafias, political scandals, family problems and murders. The story is a great international bet, in which they emphasize the rawness of their dialogues and the sequences of action, as well as the narrative exposition of the events that threaten the foundations of the game.

"After its great reception on the part of the audience in Latin America and against the background of the enormous popularity of football, we believe that this series, beautifully written, will interest both the growing Spanish-speaking audience in the United States, as well as all those who love quality fiction, "says Katherine Pope, Head of Spectrum Originals.

"We are very satisfied with this agreement with Spectrum Originals, which extends the international diffusion of the series, in line with the distribution strategy followed with all our major productions and at a time when fiction in Spanish is more in demand than ever" , commented Javier Méndez, Global Content Director of THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO.

"Todo por el juego" is a production of THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO. The series, which already has a second confirmed delivery, counts as director and showrunner with Daniel Calparsoro ("Apaches", "A ciegas", "Salto al vacío") and as screenwriter with the renowned Argentine writer Eduardo Sacheri, responsible among others for "The secret of their eyes", winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2010. The executive producers are Javier Méndez, Laura Fernández Espeso, Juan Pablo Santos, Bernat Elías, Willard G. Tressel and Harvey Grisalez and the cast , in addition to the aforementioned Roberto Enríquez, includes names such as Patricia Vico, Pedro Casablanc, Marian Álvarez, María Molins, Andrés Gertrúdix, María de Nati, Lucas Velasco, Toni Sevilla and Jesús Ruyman.

"Todo por el juego", la serie de THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO, se emitirá en Estados Unidos

Por medio del acuerdo entre Imagina International Sales (THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO) y la plataforma Spectrum Originals para la comercialización de la serie en el mercado norteamericano / Basada en la novela de Javier Tebas y Pedro Torrens "El fútbol no es así", la serie está dirigida por Daniel Calparsoro, con guion de Eduardo Sacheri ("El secreto de sus ojos"), y protagonizada por Roberto Enríquez

Imagina International Sales (THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO) ha anunciado hoy el acuerdo con la plataforma norteamericana Spectrum Originals para la emisión en Estados Unidos de la serie "Todo por el juego", que estará disponible a través de su servicio de streaming a partir del próximo 15 de julio bajo el título de "Side Games". La ficción se emitirá en español con subtítulos en inglés y estrenará sus episodios de forma escalonada a partir de esa fecha: los tres primeros el mismo día 15, el cuarto y quinto el 22 de julio y los tres últimos el día 29.

Basada en la novela "El fútbol no es así", escrita por el Presidente de LaLiga, Javier Tebas, junto a Pedro Torrens, "Todo por el juego", emitida con éxito en España en Movistar, también obtuvo el pasado año excelentes resultados de audiencia en América Latina. Ambientada en el mundo del fútbol, en este caso en una ficticia Liga Española de Segunda División, la trama gira en torno a Mariano Hidalgo (Roberto Enríquez), un próspero empresario e hincha de un club español de Segunda División, que asciende a la presidencia del mismo. Es entonces cuando se verá involucrado en una espiral de corrupción que incluye un sistema de apuestas ilegales controlado por mafias, escándalos políticos, problemas familiares y asesinatos. La historia es una gran apuesta a nivel internacional, en la que destacan la crudeza de sus diálogos y las secuencias de acción, así como la exposición narrativa de los hechos que amenazan las bases del juego.

"Tras su gran acogida por parte de la audiencia en América Latina y con el telón de fondo de la enorme popularidad del fútbol, creemos que esta serie, maravillosamente escrita, interesará tanto a la creciente audiencia de habla española en Estados Unidos, como a todos los que amen la ficción de calidad", dice Katherine Pope, Head of Spectrum Originals.

"Estamos muy satisfechos por este acuerdo con Spectrum Originals, que extiende la difusión internacional de la serie, en línea con la estrategia de distribución seguida con todas nuestras grandes producciones y en un momento en el que la ficción en español está más demandada que nunca", ha comentado Javier Méndez, Director Global de Contenidos de THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO.

"Todo por el juego" es una producción de THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO. La serie, que tiene ya una segunda entrega confirmada, cuenta como director y showrunner con Daniel Calparsoro ("Apaches", "A ciegas", "Salto al vacío") y como guionista con el reconocido escritor argentino Eduardo Sacheri, responsable entre otras de "El secreto de sus ojos", ganadora del Oscar a la Mejor Película de habla no inglesa en 2010. Los productores ejecutivos son Javier Méndez, Laura Fernández Espeso, Juan Pablo Santos, Bernat Elías, Willard G. Tressel y Harvey Grisalez y el reparto, además del ya mencionado Roberto Enríquez, incluye nombres como Patricia Vico, Pedro Casablanc, Marian Álvarez, María Molins, Andrés Gertrúdix, María de Nati, Lucas Velasco, Toni Sevilla y Jesús Ruyman.





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