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[09/24/13 - 09:17 AM]
Starz to Develop New Original Drama Series "Gringo"
The project will chronicle a Mexican-American Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agent who infiltrates one of Mexico's most deadly drug and human smuggling cartels.







GRINGO (STARZ)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/24/13
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script
DESCRIPTION:
(from Starz's press release, September 2013) Starz announced today that the company will develop the one-hour drama "Gringo" for STARZ. The project, inspired by "The Shadow Catcher," the non-fiction book by highly decorated U.S. Immigration Officer Hipolito Acosta, will chronicle a Mexican-American Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agent who infiltrates one of Mexico's most deadly drug and human smuggling cartels. "Gringo" is written by "Spartacus" franchise alums Aaron Helbing and Todd Helbing and Executive Produced by Steve Lee Jones ("You Don't Know Jack") of Bee Holder Productions.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Helbing as CRTR/EP
· Hipolito Acosta as BOOK
· Steve Lee Jones as EP
· Todd Helbing as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bee Holder Productions