La Diplomática: The Series That Swept Netflix
Netflix has once again surprised its audience with a captivating series that has caught the eye of millions around the world. In a highly competitive market, Netflix’s own productions seem to be dominating the screens, and one such production that is taking the world by storm is La Diplomática. The eight-chapter geopolitical thriller, peppered with subtle humor, has quickly become a popular choice among viewers.
The series follows the story of Kate Wyler, who has been appointed as the United States ambassador to the United Kingdom. Her character is portrayed as being highly adept in respecting protocols related to her duties but adds a touch of dynamism to the dialogues for added impact. Kate finds herself in the midst of a geopolitical conflict, which escalates into an international crisis when a British ship is attacked. Kate, armed with a certain dollop of panache, must bring the warring parties together to prevent the situation from worsening.
Along with her duties as an ambassador, Kate has to deal with managing a fragile marriage with Hal, her partner of many years. The postponing of her personal obligations due to work obligations has led to the marriage crashing more often than not.
The series was created by Deborah Cahn, a writer with experience in creating geopolitical dramas such as Homeland. Each chapter is around 50 minutes long and is packed with riveting scriptwriting that demands the audience’s attention. La Diplomática has already become the most-watched series in 80 countries worldwide and has generated over 123.9 million hours of viewing in just the first few weeks of its release.
The Cast and Crew
The series boasts a talented and diverse cast, which includes Michael McKean, William Raybun, David Gyasi, Ato Essandoh, Ali Ahn, Rory Kinnear, Celia Imrie, Nana Mensah, Miguel Sandoval, Pearl Mackie, Celia Imrie, Penny Downie, Bijam Daneshmand, and Jess Chanliau. The direction of the series is spearheaded by Ben Richard, Liza Johnson, and Simon Cellan Jones.
The official series summary states, “In the midst of an international crisis, a diplomat tries to balance her new job as the ambassador to the United Kingdom and her turbulent marriage with a political celebrity.” La Diplomática has quickly become a popular choice among binge-watchers and is providing high-quality content that showcases Netflix’s prowess in creating compelling original content.