On October 21, 1982, Gabriel García Márquez obtained a cellphone name from Paris during which he was informed that he had gained the Nobel Prize in Literature. Right this moment, forty years later, we’re honored to announce to Colombia and to your entire world that we’ve begun development of the universe that might be house to the sequence primarily based on García Márquez’s world-renowned novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude. Slightly greater than three years in the past we introduced our resolution with García Márquez’s household to convey to life the primary audiovisual manufacturing of this work, and as we speak, with a lot satisfaction, ambition, and a terrific sense of dedication and duty, we’re very joyful to share our plans.
Our dedication to this mission requires that we work with one of the best audiovisual artists, writers, producers, administrators, manufacturing designers, artwork designers, and costume designers, amongst many others, in addition to the best consultants of this work, most of whom are Colombian. These artists have already begun creating this universe with utmost precision and ambition, and as we speak, October 21, 2022, we will formally transfer ahead with our subsequent steps.
I’m proud to take this chance to share a few of these artists, whose visions and enthusiasm permeate their every day work, starting with the 2 administrators who will direct the primary season: Alex García López and Laura Mora . Alex has directed sequence together with The Witcher and earlier in his profession he directed Utopía , which gained the Worldwide Emmy for greatest drama sequence in 2014. Laura Mora’s tasks embrace movies reminiscent of Killing Jesus and The Kings of the World , which has been chosen to symbolize Colombia within the 2023 Academy Awards, in addition to sequence like Inexperienced Frontier and The Nice Heist . We all know each will convey to this sequence all their spirit, expertise, and fervour.
With regard to manufacturing design , we really feel fortunate and honored to be working with Oscar winner Eugenio Caballero , who gained for Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro), and whose current work consists of Roma (Alfonso Cuarón) and Bardo (Alejandro G. Iñarritú), along with his frequent collaborator, Bárbara Enríquez , whose tasks embrace Roma , for which she was nominated for an Oscar, and The Prize , for which she gained the Silver Bear in Berlin. Additionally, in costume design , we’re working with Catherine Rodríguez , whose nice work consists of Netflix sequence like The Remaining Rating .
To provide life to the audiovisual adaptation of the novel, screenwriter José Rivera , identified for movies reminiscent of Motorbike Diaries and The 33 , might be joined by Colombian screenwriters Natalia Santa ( The Nice Heist ), Camila Brugés ( Inexperienced Frontier ) and Albatros González ( Lynch ), in addition to María Camila Arias ( The Kings of the World) , who serves as a guide.
We’re additionally working with Paulo Pérez , director of pictures, whose work is understood for putting us in advanced environments, as seen in Inexperienced Frontier , a sequence filmed within the coronary heart of the Colombian Amazon. The casting administrators tasked with discovering the tons of of actors that may make up the Buendía household, and different characters are Yolanda Serrano and Eva Leira , identified for his or her work on tasks reminiscent of Ache and Glory and Julieta by Pedro Almodóvar and Cash Heist , amongst others
Given the magnitude of this manufacturing, we’re working hand-in-hand with Dynamo , with whom we already share a terrific trajectory on sequence reminiscent of Narcos, Crime Diaries: Night time Out, Inexperienced Frontier , and The Nice Heist , amongst many others. We all know that with Diego Ramírez Schrempp , Carolina Caicedo , and skilled Spanish producer Josep Amorós , we’re in one of the best arms. I additionally should thank the Colombian Ministry of Tradition and Proimágenes Colombia for his or her help and dedication to our mission.
As I discussed earlier, as we speak we begin this lengthy journey, which has solely been made potential due to the belief granted in us by Rodrigo García and Gonzalo García , and with absolute respect and duty, we’re dedicated to telling the story of Macondo and the Buendía household, simply because it was conceived by our Nobel laureate.
To conclude, as we speak I’d prefer to share the primary photos of Macondo, which might be delivered to life in Colombia, throughout the intensive and various geography of this glorious nation.
Thanks very a lot,