‘La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta’ is a story of Mexican identity that explores migration, race and discrimination.
Made in Mexico and produced by Dynamo and Amazon Studios, the TV production is set in the midst of a war in 1851 on the new frontier between Mexico and the United States, a period driven by greed, anger and xenophobia. Thanks to the California Gold Rush.
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 in Monarca and Obediencia Perfecta), and Joaquín Carrillo, (Portrayed by Mexican Alejandro Speitzer, known for his roles in Dark Desire, Someone Has to Die).
The two find themselves in the middle of a violent misunderstanding and are eventually joined to face a common enemy, Harry Love, played by actor Steve Wilcox (SOZ: Soldiers or Zombies, Sons of Anarchy, The X-Files).
The cast of ‘La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta’ is complemented by Yoshira Ecárrega as Damace, Emiliano Zurita as Casey, and newcomer Becky Zhu Wu as Adela Cheng.
TV production 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). was Narcos) and directed by Humberto Hinojosa Ozcariz (El Candidato, Luis Miguel, La Serie) and David Pablos (El baile de los 41, Las Elegidas).
“For a long time we wanted to tell the West from our Latin American perspective, and to have Amazon Prime Video bet on this series and join us on this adventure is a dream come true,” said Dynamo’s Diego Ramírez Schremp. . and Mauricio Leiva-Cock from Fidelio. Joaquín Murrieta’s head is about creating a myth from different points of view in the newly created borders after the war between Mexico and the United States. It is a series with a modern twist to its own language that will stun and captivate not only fans of the genre but also a wider audience,” they said in a statement.
The new 8-episode action-thriller ‘La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta’ will premiere on February 17, 2023 on the Prime Video streaming platform in 240 countries worldwide.