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ATRESERIES Readies New Original Matadero


ATRESMEDIA’s international channel ATRESERIES has lined up its new original series Matadero.

Produced by ATRESMEDIA, in collaboration with Diagonal TV, Matadero follows as the easygoing lives of residents in a small town change suddenly after the death of Francisco, the owner of a local slaughterhouse. Unexpected circumstances lead them to commit acts that will take them past the point of no return.

Matadero is directed by Jordi Frades—with episodes directed by Joan Noguera and Salvador García—and written by Daniel Martín Sáez de Parayuelo (series creator and showrunner), Laura Sarmiento, Fernando Navarro, Nacho Cabana and Chus Vallejo. The cast features Pepe Viyuela, Lucía Quintana, Carmen Ruíz, Tito Valverde, Ginés García Millán, Antonio Garrido, Miguel de Lira and Filipe Duarte.

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