This Friday, August 13, Netflix will add to its catalog The kingdom, an Argentine series directed and created by Marcelo Piñeyro and Claudia Piñeiro. This dramatic thriller tells the story of Emilio Vázquez Pena, a pastor who is running for vice president of the country, but at the end of the campaign suffers the worst tragedy: his running mate is killed. So much so that, after the fateful murder, “the man of God” finds himself between a rock and a hard place.
There are eight episodes in which The kingdom It combines drama, mystery, politics, religion and controversy. But, before its premiere, from Spoiler we tell you five curiosities that you should know to learn more about this product from Argentina.
5 curiosities you should know about The Kingdom:
1. The protagonists:
The series features one of the best casts in the country. As the protagonist, playing Emilio Vázquez will be Diego Peretti and completing the cast are Joaquín Furriel (Rubén), Mercedes Morán (Elena), Chino Darín (Julio), Peter Lanzani (Tadeo), Nancy Dupláa (Roberta) and Vera Spinetta ( Ana).
2. The staging:
Being an Argentine product, this series is exclusively set in its country of origin. Likewise, the fiction knew how to perfectly match a religious temple which is in conjunction with the pastor’s house that has spectacular vittros.
3. How many seasons does it have?
At the moment Netflix only confirmed a single season. But, we must also remember that the on demand service usually renews the strips after the first weeks of release depending on how successful they are. That is, there will probably be no news of a new edition for at least two weeks.
4. Number of episodes:
The first part of El Reino has only eight episodes of 50 minutes each. And in them the tension is increasing making the series one of the most compelling in recent times.
5. Filming in a pandemic:
On January 29, 2020 Netflix confirmed the start of filming, but in March of the same year they had to suspend the recordings due to the COVID 19 pandemic. However, in October they managed to return to work complying with the protocols: distance, chinstraps, tests to the entire team and guarantee the sanitation of all locations.
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