"YANKEE," LATEST NETFLIX ORIGINAL, STARTS PRODUCTION IN MEXICO CITY
This production joins the multiple originals filmed in Mexico, such as Ingobernable, Club de Cuervos, Luis Miguel, La Casa de Las Flores, etc.
Hollywood, California, September 21, 2018 - Netflix, the world's leading online entertainment service, announced today the start of production of its new original series in Mexico City, Yankee. The series is scheduled to release in 2019.
Yankee is the story of Malcolm Moriarty (Pablo Lyle), a young entrepreneur from the United States who, to protect his family, crossed the border into Mexico and became a drug lord.
Yankee is produced by Argos with Epigmenio Ibarra and Verónica Velasco as executive producers. Carlos Carrera is the main director of the series and Diego Enrique Osorno, Eduardo Antonio Parra, Cesar Gandara, Alexandro Aldrete and Alo Valenzuela (coordinator) are part of the scriptwriting team.
In addition to Yankee, Netflix will be producing Justiciera, El club and El jefe, in partnership with Argos, the shows will premiere between 2019 and 2020.
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Recognized as one of the most important production companies in Latin America, Argos has innately constructed its particular and unique style. Its contents have been positioned as reference within the industry when speaking of originality, innovation, controversial topics, artistic sensitivity, high quality standards and a renowned ability to summon talent both on and off camera. However, Argo's greatest distinguishing factor is without a doubt, its perspective. A perspective that goes beyond appearances, that looks within the deepest aspects of human nature, which scrutinizes reality and reflects it. This, alongside social commitment, and the deep respect it feels for its audience, has become the signature of its productions.