Apple TV Plus announced Joaquín Cosío, Renata Vaca and Yalitza Aparicio as protagonists of MidnightFamily, first series in Spanish on the streaming platform. It will have 10 episodes and is currently in production in Mexico City.
Other actors who will also participate in this drama are Itzán Escamilla (Elite), Dolores Heredia (cappadocia), Jose Maria de Tavira (The candidate) and Oscar Jaenada (Cantinflas).
what will it be about MidnightFamily?
The story follows Marigaby Tamayo, an ambitious and talented medical student by day who spends her nights saving lives aboard her family’s private ambulance. Touring the vast, fascinating and contrasting Mexico City with her father Ramón de ella and her brothers Marcus and Julito, Marigaby cares for a population of millions by facing extreme medical emergencies for a living.
The series is based on the documentary of the same name directed by Luke Lorentzen. This portrayed the adventures of the Ochoa family, owners of a private ambulance in Mexico City, and who must compete against other emergency services to reach the scenes of the worst accidents in order to earn enough money and survive in the best way. possible way. It was presented at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, racked up more than 35 awards around the world, and you can currently enjoy it on Netflix.
the production team
MidnightFamily features Natalia Beristáin as showrunner and director. She has been at the forefront of productions such as goodbyes and Luis Miguel: The series. This is the second collaboration between Apple TV Plus and Beristáin, who directed two episodes of the series The Mosquito Coast
The development for television was carried out by Gibrán Portela (the wild region) and Julio Rojas (The pack).
The executive production will be carried out by Pablo Larraín and Juan de Dios Larraín through Fabula. This production company won the Oscar for the Chilean film a fantastic woman, and recently began production of his first film in Mexico. Peter Blake (The Good Doctor) will serve as consulting producer.
This new series joins the growing number of Apple Originals developed by award-winning creators, including, for example, Alfonso Cuarón, who recently signed an agreement to develop television projects exclusively on this platform.
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