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Beta Film Boards ‘The Pier,’ from ‘Casa de Papel’ Creator Alex Pina

Renewing its long-standing relationship with Spain, Munich-based Beta Film has boarded “El Embarcadero” (The Pier), a Movistar + original series from “La Casa de Papel” creator Alex Pina and its creative team, which is early fruit of the launch of Spain’s Atresmedia Studios.

“The Pier” also co-stars Alvaro Morte, the Professor in “La Casa de Papel,” along with Verónica Sánchez and Irene Arcos, co-star of Pina’s breakthrough series, “Vis a Vis.”

Movistar +, the pay TV arm of giant telco Telefonica, produces with Atresmedia Studios, the TV series production house set up by network Atresmedia, and Vancouver Media, founded by Pina and “La Casa de Papel” co-scribe Esther Martínez Lobato.

Beta Film will handle all international sales rights on “The Pier.”

Going into production in May and shooting through November in Spain’s Mediterranean coastal city of Valencia and its La Albufera National Park, a freshwater lagoon. It turns on a high-profile architect.

See full article on Variety