La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta A story of Mexican identity that explores immigration, race and discrimination.
Made in Mexico and produced by Dynamo and Amazon Studios, the TV production is set in 1851 on the new border between Mexico and the United States amid a war surrounding the California Gold Rush, a period driven by greed, anger and xenophobia. .
Featuring a plot of heroes and anti-heroes, the production follows the adventures of legendary character Joaquin Murrieta, also known as the Mexican Robin Hood (played by Mexican actor Juan Manuel Bernal, known for his work Monarch and Obedience Perfecta), and Joaquín Carrillo, (a character played by Alejandro Speitzer, known for his roles in dark desire, Someone must die)
The two find themselves in the middle of a violent misunderstanding and eventually join forces to face a common enemy, Harry Love, played by actor Steve Wilcox (SOZ: Soldiers or Zombies, Sons of Anarchy, The X-Files)
the cast La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta Filled in by Yoshira Escárrega as Damace, Emiliano Zurita as Casey and newcomer Becky Zhu Wu as Adela Cheng.
The show created by Mauricio Leiva-Cock (Ruido Capital, Frontera Verde, Distrito Salvaje) and Diego Ramírez Schrempp (Falco, Frontera Verde, Narcos), produced by Juliana Flórez Luna (Frontera Verde, American made, La Cara Oculta , Narcos) and directed by Humberto Hinojosa Ozcariz (El Candidato, Luis Miguel, Scratched) and David Pablos (41 El Baile de los, Las Elegidas)
“For a long time we wanted to tell the West from our Latin American perspective, and for Amazon Prime Video to bet on this series and join us on this adventure is a dream come true,” said Dynamo’s Diego Ramírez Schrempp. and Mauricio Leiva-Cock from Fidelio.
“La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta Creating a myth from different points of view in a newly created border after the war between Mexico and the United States. It is a series with a modern twist in its own language that will surprise and captivate not only fans of the genre but also a wider audience.
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