Posted Tue May 31, 2016 at 05:00 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The streaming network's latest series will be shot in Argentina.
Netflix has revealed its newest original show. 'Edha' is set to begin production in Buenos Aires. The series is created by film and TV director Daniel Burman ('El Abrazo Partido,' 'El Rey del Once,' 'Supermax').
"Netflix's invitation to create its first original series in Argentina represents one of the largest opportunities in my career. We are creating a project with a strong local identity to reach a global audience. In one platform, more than 81 million people will have the chance to establish an intimate connection with our story," said Daniel Burman, creator, director and showrunner.
The show will follow the life of Edha, a young, successful fashion designer and single mother who is at a crossroads that could change her life forever. As she struggles to make a decision that will take her to a whole new level in the fashion world, she meets a handsome immigrant turned model. Their savage passion is mingled with his profound desire for revenge.
The one hour 13 episode first season will be written by Daniel Burman, Mario Segade and Oficina Burman's writers room. Shooting is expected to begin early next year.
"The fashion and music scene in Buenos Aires is unique, sexy and exciting and Daniel Burman and his team are among Argentina's most gifted creators," said Erik Barmack, vice president of international original series at Netflix. "We can't wait to present Edhaand her dramatic story to Netflix members around rest of the world."
An exact release date has not been announced yet, but the show will premiere exclusively on Netflix in 2017. A current Netflix subscription starts at $10 for HD streaming and $12 for Ultra HD streaming.
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