The companies will co-develop the series under the direction of Spanish screenwriters Nerea Castro and Blanca Andres. Vis confirmed the news on the final day of Natpe in Miami, where Vis and other ViacomCBS divisions have had a strong presence.
El Deseo, which produces both film and TV projects, was formed in 1985 by Pedro Almodovar. The noted filmmaker’s latest release, Pain and Glory, earned a Best Foreign Language Film nomination and also a Best Actor nod for Antonio Banderas.
“We are honored to have entered into this agreement with internationally distinguished production company, El Deseo, which will further expand our portfolio with more world-class productions and properties,” said Federico Cuervo, Svp and Head of Viacom International Studios. ”We