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VIS Preps Historias Para No Dormir for Amazon Prime Video


Historias Para No Dormir (Stories to Stay Awake), a new Viacom International Studios (VIS) production for Amazon Prime Video and RTVE, reboots the iconic horror series by Chicho Ibáñez Serrador.

Fifty years after its premiere, Historias Para No Dormir returns to offer audiences the best of the horror genre combined with the potential and talent of modern cinema, with contemporary takes on Serrador’s stories. Commissioned to Prointel e Isla Audiovisual, the four-episode series will be directed by Rodrigo Cortés, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Paco Plaza and Paula Ortiz. Filming has already begun in different locations in Madrid, Spain.

Laura Abril, head of VIS EMEAA, said: “We are incredibly excited to develop and produce Historias Para No Dormir with Prointel e Isla Audiovisual for Amazon Prime Video and RTVE. Partnering with major industry players is a key part of our studio’s strategy, as well as it is betting on local content with a global appeal. Historias Para No Dormir will feature top local talents, rebooting an iconic series by one of the most relevant Spanish TV creators ever. The series will offer global audiences the best of the traditional horror genre with a modern twist.”

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