A star of “La casa de papel” stars in “Romancero”, the upcoming Spanish horror series on Prime Video

"ballads", the upcoming Spanish supernatural horror series, original from Prime Video.  (First Video)
“Romancero”, the upcoming Spanish supernatural horror series, Prime Video original. (First Video)

ballads is the last original Spanish title of Prime Video for this 2022. It is a supernatural horror series inspired by comics, gothic literature, tales of witches, ghosts and creatures, the poetry of Federico García Lorca and esotericism; as revealed by its writer Fernando Navarro (Veronica), and its manager Thomas Penawho debuts in this position.

Its synopsis focuses on the lives of a girl named Cornelia and a boy named Jordan, two helpless youngsters fleeing from powerful supernatural creatures, and even from themselves, during a nightmarish night filled with demons, witches, and even vampires.

"ballads" is a story created by Fernando Navarro and directed by Tomás Peña.  (First Video)
“Romancero” is a story created by Fernando Navarro and directed by Tomás Peña. (First Video)

The series will have 6 half-hour episodes and the action will take place over a single night. Filming is taking place in various locations in Almería, while the interiors will be shot in Madrid.

ballads will star Sasha Cocola (I am not him) and the actress of Serbian origin Elena Matic. They are accompanied by Ricardo Gómez (The substitute)Guillermo Toledo (Midas’s henchmen), Belen Cuesta (the infinite trench) and Juliet Cardinali (the candidate). Includes a special role played by Dawn Flowerswho characterized Nairobi in The Money Heist.

Alba Flores will have a special role in "ballads".  (Netflix)
Alba Flores will have a special role in “Romancero”. (Netflix)

James Farrell, director of International Originals at Amazon Studios, expressed himself regarding the new project: “We are very happy to be working with Fernando Navarro and Tomás Peña on a project as distinctive as it is. ballads”.

With this, Farrell announced that the development of said production is a great example of how they create their original international titles, counting on the best and new talent both in front of and behind the cameras. “We can’t wait to see the result,” she added.

Sasha Cocola starred in "I am not him"a Spanish short film from 2017. (FilmAffinity)
Sasha Cocola starred in “I’m not him,” a 2017 Spanish short film. (FilmAffinity)

Likewise, María José Rodríguez, responsible for Spanish Originals, Amazon Studios, stated: “We love that ballads It is a horror series with a strong local point of view, an approach that allows us to offer a different and updated vision of our traditions and our culture”.

ballads It comes from the production company 100 Balas, owned by The Mediapro Studio. Its general manager Laura Fdz. Espeso executive produces this title along with Javier Méndez, Fernando Navarro, Alejandro Florez and Maya Maidagan. It will be an original production of Prime Video.

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A star of “La casa de papel” stars in “Romancero”, the upcoming Spanish horror series on Prime Video