The filmmaker Fernando León de Aranoa (Mondays in the sun) will direct a series about Joaquín Sabina, according to has advanced Variety. Endemol Shine Boomdog, BTF Media and Sony Music Spain will join to develop this fiction and a documentary about the artist that will be produced by Reposado Prods., The company of León de Aranoa. Both products will debut in 2020.
Why was Sabina encouraged to give these projects a green light? "For several reasons, one was to hear the old songs related to my life." Another was to have the opportunity to correct the scripts and contribute or remove things, to destroy some other ridiculous media myth. […] To tell you the truth, the first time I met with these guys, the first thing I needed was for them to speak my language, to understand each other and to have chemistry. There was, "says Sabina in a video published in the American magazine.
"It's great to have a director, producer and screenwriter as acclaimed as Fernando on this trip." His extraordinary experience and his close relationship with Joaquín make him the perfect choice to lead these productions, "said Alejandro Rincon, head of Endemol Shine Boomdog. , producer responsible for Latin American versions of Look who is dancing or MasterChef Mexico.
"From the first day that we proposed to Sony to do a project on Sabina, something changed in my life, that is the magic of Sabina", said Oriol Uría, president of the Spanish branch of BTF Media. BTF Media is a Mexican company that also prepares a series about the life of Isabel Pantoja and another about soccer player Diego Armando Maradona. Joaquín Sabina is one of the key artists of Sony, with a difficult career to match in our country. We had to develop a project with him, especially for his 70th birthday [que cumplirá el 12 de febrero]", pointed José María Barbat, president of Sony Music in Spain.