Persevering with to faucet prime collection from Spain, Munich-based Beta Movie has snapped up worldwide distribution rights to “Easy,” the brand new dramedy by Anna R. Costa, the co-creator of Movistar Plus+‘s most-binged collection, “Arde Madrid.”

Costa’s directorial debut, “Easy” world premiered earlier this week in San Sebastian as a Movistar Plus+ world premiere.

Produced by Movistar Plus+ in collaboration with Destrucción y Salvación, “Easy” activates 4 younger girls of their twenties and thirties, who’ve reached a milestone of their lives: Sharing an condo as actually impartial adults. The collection follows the flat mates, all of whom have disabilities, as they navigate the pressures of maturity and the absurd norms imposed on them by society.

As Costa requested in a Selection interview: “How on earth has society relegated sure folks to the margins based mostly solely on their gender, race, cognition, forcing them into social isolation, difficult and abusing them simply to allow them to reclaim their sense of belonging? Isn’t it simpler for all folks to be thought of first-class beings, to develop in response to their very own talents and needs?”

Impressed by the summary novel “Lectura Fácil” by Cristina Morales, the collection is co-directed by Laura Jou (“Cucut”). The five-episode skein stars award-winning Spanish actresses Natalia de Molina (“Dwelling is Straightforward With Eyes Closed”) and Anna Castillo (“The Olive Tree”), in addition to Anna Marchessi (“Amar en Tiempos Revueltos”) and Coria Castillo .  

Beta has additionally closed new gross sales offers with key European companions for its Spanish crime collection slate.

It not too long ago offered Movistar Plus+’s most watched present this yr, “Rapa,” to Italy’s pubcaster RAI and French pay TV channel Polar+, a part of the Canal+ Group. Season 2 of “Rapa” is at present in manufacturing. 

“Rapa,” like Hierro, additionally produced by Movistar Plus+ and Spain’s Portocabo, takes a well-recognized style – right here, a rural homicide thriller – after which tears up the rule ebook. Javier Cámara, star of Pedro Almodóvar’s “Discuss to Her,” performs a cantankerous literary instructor Tomás who groups up with a feminine officer to unravel the homicide of their hometown mayor, setting their variations apart.

“Rapa” will rejoice its worldwide premiere at Mipcom on Monday Oct. 17. 

Beta Movie additionally offered Canneseries entry “El Inmortal – Gangs of Madrid” to French pay TV community OCS, to streaming platform Streamz in Belgium, in addition to to VOD platform Go3 in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. 

Starring multi-awarded Alex Garcia (“Morocco,” “Riot Police”) because the titular Immortal, the eight-part collection chronicles the extraordinary rise of Madrid’s notorious drug cartel ‘Los Miami’ and its charismatic chief. The drama is produced by Movistar Plus+ and Telemundo Int’l Studios in collaboration with DLO Producciones.

In the meantime, Season 3 of a Beta Movie choose up, the motion crime collection “La Unidad” has now been greenlit. The collection transports the Spanish anti-terror unit to the epicenter of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the tumultuous evacuation of Kabul. The collection is produced by Movistar Plus+ and Buendía Estudios.

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Courtesy of Movistar Plus+

John Hopewell contributed to this text. 

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