29 MAY 2020

MOVISTAR+ CHOSE CONECTA FICTION REBOOT TO SHOW "RIOT POLICE"

The new original series will be presented by Domingo Corral, director of original productions of films and series of Movistar+, Sofía Fábregas, executive producer of The Lab Cinema and Rodrigo Sorogoyen, co-creator, and director of the series.

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"Riot Police"

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Movistar+ will present its new Original Series "Riot Police" on Tuesday, June 16 in the frame of the virtual edition of Conecta FICTION, which will be held online from June 15 to 18.

The series is an action thriller (6x50') and is a Movistar+ Original Series in collaboration with The Lab and Caballo Films. The online presentation will involve the participation of Domingo Corral, director of original productions of films and series of Movistar+, Sofía Fábregas, executive producer of The Lab Cinema, and the Oscar® nominee Rodrigo Sorogoyen, co-creator, and director of the series. "Riot Police" is currently in post-production and will premiere in Spain through Movistar+ next autumn 2020.

As stated by Nicolas Lecocq, Chief of Distribution of Original Productions of Movistar+, “’Riot Police’ is a fast-paced series from the beginning to the end. Rodrigo Sorogoyen proves again that he has a special ability to create a human portrait framed by gripping action. Movistar+ invests in a series that aims to bring into the open an unknown facet of a collective that is usually a victim of many prejudices. The narration and rhythm of the series will engage a varied international audience.”

ESTATE CORRUPTION

Six riot police carry out an eviction in the center of Madrid that becomes over-complicated. An Internal Affairs team is tasked with investigating the facts. Laia, the only woman on the team, becomes obsessed with the case and ends up discovering that behind this failed eviction there is a network of real estate corruption that spills over into the upper echelons. The riot squad members look for their own way out but that ends up separating them and eventually complicating their situation even further. Laia and the riot police become unlikely partners and together they will risk everything to uncover a criminal plot that has been going on in Madrid for years.

"Riot Police" stars Raúl Arévalo, Roberto Álamo, Hovik Keuchkerian, Álex García, Raúl Prieto and Patrick Criado, the six riot police officers of the POLICE TRACK 9, and Vicky Luengo, as the Internal Affairs inspector in charge of the investigation.

Movistar+ invests in a series that aims to bring into the open an unknown facet of a collective that is usually a victim of many prejudices. The narration and rhythm of the series will engage a varied international audience” Nicolas Lecocq Chief of Distribution of Original Productions of Movistar+