Generating their own content is a strategy that streaming companies have chosen to consider in order to enhance their existing offer, especially since the competition became increasingly severe. Netflix does its thing with Stranger Things and Elite – to cite one example – while Amazon has The boys and El Cid.
Nevertheless, HBO Max it also has its share of the ‘originals’ market and the fans of this region can finally enjoy those hits that had already been released in other locations. In that sense, we bring you a selection of Exclusive productions of the service that you cannot miss.
Rue is a new girl in town who, having overdosed, must face her return to school. The series brings us closer to the dark side of adolescent life, such as drugs, sex, prejudice, social networks and emotional ties. The title, without a doubt, seeks to expose its viewers to a stark reality.
Cast: Zendaya, Alexa Demie, Hunter Schafer, Barbie Ferreira, Jacob Elordi, Angus Cloud, Sydney Sweeney, Maude Apatow, Algee Smith, Storm Reid, and Eric Dane.
Mare of Easttown
As her life crumbles around her, a small-town Pennsylvania detective, Mare Sheehan, investigates a local murder. The plot explores the secret side of a close community and offers an authentic analysis of how family and the tragedies of the past can define our present.
Cast: Kate Winslet, Evan Peters, Guy Pearce, Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, David Denham, Angourie Rice, and Cailee Spaeny.
On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant near Pripyat, Ukraine, suffered a breakdown that caused the reactor core to explode 4. This miniseries follows Valery Legasov, the leading scientist working to control the catastrophe, Boris Shcherbina, a Soviet politician who represented government interests during the catastrophe, and Ulana Khomyuk, a nuclear physicist working to discover the truth about what really happened.
Cast: Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard, Emily Watson, Paul Ritter, Adam Nagaitis, With O’Neill, Sam Troghton, David Dencik, Adrian Rawlins and Barry Keoghan.
Raised by wolves
Religious differences push Earth into a reality never seen before, where the human race teeters on the brink of extinction. In this context, an atheist android architect sends two creations – Mother and Father – to start a peaceful colony on the planet Kepler-22b. The plot follows both of them as they attempt to raise human children in this mysterious virgin land, a treacherous and difficult task.
Cast: Amanda Collin, Abubakar Salim, Winta McGrath, Travis Fimmel, Niamh Algar, and Felix Jamieson.
The production follows the life of one of the most beloved trans personalities on Spanish television in the 90s, Cristina Ortiz, better known as La veneno. The eight-episode series is inspired by the official memoirs written by Valeria Vegas, where it takes us through the chiaroscuro of the character in emotional and controversial moments.
Cast: Lola Rodríguez, Jedet Sánchez, Daniela Santiago, Isabel Torres, Paca La piranha (in her own representation) and Desirée Rodríguez.
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