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[07/29/20 - 08:31 AM]
New AMC Studios and Movistar+ Limited Series "La Fortuna" Casts Academy Award(R)-Nominee Stanley Tucci
The six-part limited series stars Tucci as treasure hunter Frank Wild, Álvaro Mel, who plays inexperienced diplomat Alex Ventura, and Ana Polvorosa, as Alex's colleague in work and adventure, Lucia.

[07/16/20 - 06:00 AM]
AMC Studios and Movistar+ Announce First-Ever Partnership for New Original Series from Academy Award(R) Winner Alejandro Amenabar
The six-part adventure thriller will premiere in 2021 on AMC in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Movistar+ in Spain.







LA FORTUNA (AMC)
Premieres in TBA 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
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STATUS:
new in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC's press release, July 2020) AMC Studios and Movistar+, the pay TV division of Spain's Telefonica, in collaboration with MOD Pictures, announced today that Academy Award(R)-nominee Stanley Tucci (The Lovely Bones, Big Night, The Devil Wears Prada) has been cast in Alejandro Amenábar's newly titled original limited series "La Fortuna." The six-part adventure thriller also stars Spanish actors Álvaro Mel and Ana Polvorosa. The series will premiere in 2021 on AMC in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Movistar+ in Spain. Inspired by the popular Spanish graphic novel "El Tesoro del Cisne Negro" ("The Treasure of the Black Swan") by Paco Roca and Guillermo Corral, the six-part limited series stars Stanley Tucci as treasure hunter Frank Wild, Álvaro Mel, who plays inexperienced diplomat Alex Ventura, and Ana Polvorosa, as Alex's colleague in work and adventure, Lucia. Additional casting includes Clarke Peters ("The Wire"), as attorney Jonas Pierce, and T'Nia Miller ("Years & Years"), as attorney Susan McLean. Rounding out the main cast are Karra Elejalde, Manolo Solo, Blanca Portillo and Pedro Casablanc. "La Fortuna" is created by Academy Award(R)-winner Alejandro Amenábar (The Others, The Sea Inside) and co-written by Amenábar and Alejandro Hernandez. Amenábar is also slated to make his television directorial debut directing all six episodes.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Álvaro Mel as Alex Ventura
· Ana Polvorosa as Lucia
· Blanca Portillo
· Clarke Peters as Jonas Pierce
· Karra Elejalde
· Manolo Solo
· Pedro Casablanc
· Stanley Tucci as Frank Wild
· T'Nia Miller as Susan McLean
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alejandro Amenábar as DIR/WRTR
· Alejandro Hernandez as WRTR
· Guillermo Corral as BOOK
· Paco Roca as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· AMC Studios