Principal photography is underway for police thriller Memento Mori from Zebra Productions, part of Grupo iZen, one of Spain’s largest production chains, which presented its upcoming series Tenorio on September 28th at the Iberseries Co-Production & Financing Forum .
Zebra produced “El Cid”, a meticulous but awesome Prime Video series
“Tenorio” delves deep into the life of iconic literary figure Don Juan Tenorio to find out how he transformed into the legendary “Latin Lover” of yore.
“Memento Mori,” which was filmed in the city of Valladolid, is based on a trilogy of novels by local author César Pérez Gellida, said iZen’s Lara Lejarza.
Zebra Prods. produces the show for Prime Video, which plans to stream the series in Spain, Portugal and Andorra.
Filming has started in the author’s hometown and will continue in the Canary Islands and in the Autonomous Community of Madrid, where they will use their respective incentives.
The series has been described as a high-octane police thriller that “explores the relationship between a murderer, played by Yon González (“Gran Hotel”), and a cop, played by Francisco Ortiz (“El Cid”), who pursues him in a duel.” Life and death.” Juan Echanove (“El Cid”) takes on the role of the eccentric Carapocha, who helps the policeman. Fernando Soto (“Money Heist”), Juan Fernández (“Feria”) and Carlota Baró (“Love is Forever”) complete the cast.
“Memento Mori” consists of six 45-minute episodes. Jose Velasco, Sara Fernández-Velasco, Luis Arranz and Marco A. Castillo serve as executive producers.
Also, Capa España, a subsidiary of Capa France, iZen’s factual division, produces “Ciencia Maps”, a documentary series with five 20-minute episodes for RTVE Play, highlighting some of the most significant scientific institutions and technological milestones in Spain. It will include such scientific marvels as the Gran Telescopio de Canarias (the largest telescope in the northern hemisphere), the ALBA synchrotron in Barcelona and the National Research Center for Human Evolution in Burgos. The program is in pre-production and will begin filming on October 3rd in locations including Burgos, the Canary Islands and Almeria.
The second edition of Iberseries & Platino Industria runs from September 27th to 30th.
https://variety.com/2022/tv/global/prime-video-zebra-grupo-izen-1235389264/ Prime Video, Zebra Prods. Filming of the police thriller “Memento Mori”