Conecta Fiction: Mediapro Chile Presents ‘The Cliff,’ Its First TV Drama Project

Variety | 6/18/2019 | Emiliano De Pablos
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Mediapro Chile, the Chilean arm of Spanish production powerhouse The Mediapro Studio, is launching its first TV drama project, crime thriller “El acantilado” (“The Cliff”), chosen as one of the 10 finalists at Conecta Fiction’s 3rd Pitch Copro Series.

“The Cliff” features a high-profile creative team that takes in film director Martín Hodara (“Black Snow,” “La señal”) and writer Enrique Videla, a co-scribe on Pablo Larrain’s HBO Latin America “Fugitives” and Lucía Puenzo’s “La Jauría,” a first Fabula-Fremantle-co-production.

Argentina - Tomas - Coste - Cannes - Lions

Argentina’s Tomas Coste, a triple Cannes Lions winning commercials, is the series creator and co-director.

Benjamín Vicuña (“Fugitives,” “Locked Up”) and Mariana di Girolamo (“Ema”) are attached to the star.

Series - Noir - Protagonists - Character - Arcs

Mixing classic series noir and strong protagonists with large and involved character arcs, “The Cliff” follows Miguel, a 50 year-old bus driver, played by Vicuña, who triggered a tragic accident and holds himself responsible even if he’s been absolved in a court of law.

Miguel has now moved down to the coast and dedicates...
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