Netflix has acquired the global rights for Hasta el cielo, the new film by Daniel Calparsoro (Salto al vacío, To Steal from a Thief), that will be turned into a series.
The new original series will be produced by Vaca Films (El desorden que dejas, Cell 211) and will continue the story of this gang of thieves who have managed to put the Madrid police force in check. Calparsoro will be back directing and Jorge Guerricaechevarría will be writing the script, which is currently in development. The cast is not yet confirmed.
Calparsoro made his debut with Salto al vacío and worked on Pasajes, Bird Box, and Asfalto until he specialized in action thrillers like Guerreros, The Absent or To Steal from a Thief, where he worked with Guerricaechevarría.
Guerricaechevarría, who has collaborated with great names of national cinema such as Álex de la Iglesia, Daniel Monzón or Daniel Calparsoro has written scripts for Balada triste de trompeta, The Day of the Beast, Quien a hierro mata or Cell 211, with which he won a Goya Award in 2009.
The film Hasta el cielo, currently released only in cinemas, will have a global premiere on Netflix after its film premiere.
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