The rumors and first details about the project that the Oscar-winning Mexican is preparing Alfonso Cuaron with Apple TV + they were beginning to resonate in the media headlines. Now the platform streaming confirms that it is Disclaimer, a suspense series whose protagonists will also be Oscar winners Cate blanchett and Kevin Kline (The starling; Beauty and the Beast).
What is it about?
«Based on the homonymous novel by Renée Knight, Disclaimer will star Blanchett as Catherine Ravenscroft, a successful and respected television journalist and documentarian whose work has been based on revealing the hidden transgressions of long-respected institutions. When an intriguing novel written by a widower (played by Kline) appears on his nightstand, he is horrified to realize that she is a key character in a story that he hoped was buried in the past for a long time. A story that reveals its darkest secret. A secret that he thought was only his », (via).
All episodes of Disclaimer They will be written, produced and directed by the Mexican filmmaker as part of his general agreement with Apple TV +. Her behind-the-scenes team is also made up of Cate Blanchett, who will be an executive producer, but also the Oscar winner. Emmanuel lubezki and the Academy Award nominee Bruno delbonnel (Amelie) will serve as cinematographers.
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Without counting Marked time (1990), Alfonso Cuarón had already interfered in television work, but abroad with the series Believe (2014), a science fiction drama about a girl with exceptional powers and an ex-convict who must protect her from those who want to harm her. However, the show was canceled after its first season.
The Mexican director has signed an exclusive agreement with Apple TV + to develop several series, but Disclaimer marks the first time the filmmaker has written and directed all episodes of an original series. Additionally, Alfonso Cuarón Cuarón currently serves as producer of the original Apple TV + film. Raymond and Ray, which is now in production at Apple Studios and stars Ewan McGregor, Ethan Hawke and Maribel Verdú.
The entry Disclaimer, the new series by Alfonso Cuarón with Cate Blanchett was first published in Cine PREMIERE.