‘The cook of Castamar’, new series of Antenna 3, has finished filming. The chain has released the first images of fiction, starring Michelle Jenner and based on the homonymous novel by Fernando J. Múñez.
The filming of the 12 chapters of fiction, set in 18th century Madrid, has been carried out for more than 4 months in real exteriors of Madrid, Segovia and Cuenca. Clara Belmonte, protagonist of the story, will begin to cook for the Duke of Castamar, something that will change the lives of both of them who will have to fight against one of the great obstacles of the time to be together: the difference in classes.
In addition to Jenner, the cast is completed by Roberto Enríquez, Hugo Silva, Maxi Iglesias, Silvia Abascal, Nancho Novo, María Hervás, Fiorella Faltoyano and Paula Usero.
“The death of her father accused of treason has disrupted her life plans and has made her sick with agoraphobia. Clara Belmonte takes refuge in the kitchen to survive and turns her work into her great passion. She spills her hopes and illusions into her dishes and the conviction that we will all be the same when we all eat the same “, reads the official synopsis of the production, directed by Iñaki Peñafiel and Norberto López Amado.
“In the Palace he cooks for Diego, Duke of Castamar, a widower and with a bleak past that Clara’s arrival changes life. Little by little they realize that they are in love. The difference in classes is the main obstacle for them to be together. But not the only one. His mother, Doña Mercedes, determined that the duchy have offspring, tries to get her son to marry the noble Amelia Castro. To do this, he has the help of Enrique de Arcona, the Marquis de Soto. A man who hides his true intentions and who is willing to do anything to achieve his revenge, “adds the description of the plot.