‘Cellblock’, Filipino Prison Drama Series, Heads to MIPTV

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'Cellblock', Filipino Prison Drama Series, Heads to MIPTV

Unique: Upcoming Filipino crime drama series cellblock Have completed principal photography and are moving towards MIPTV. You can check out four first look images above.

Scheduled as a three-season series, cellblock Detailing the activities of one of Asia’s largest drug empires operating from inside a maximum security prison in the Philippines. LA’s Blue Fox Entertainment has joined the show and will launch it at the final MIPTV in Cannes, France next week.

The series is produced by Manila-based BlackOps Studios Asia, headed by Pedring Lopez, best known for Netflix. Maria, dark room And geisha of death And also leads Psyops8. Lopez directs all eight episodes of the first season.

Blue Fox is handling sales including the Philippines, and will screen the pilot episode for buyers on MIPTV as it moves into TV distribution. Filipino network ABS-CBN was initially involved with the show, but we’ve heard it is no longer involved.

The company is best known as a domestic and global film distributor, and its recent US theatrical releases include Ruckus, Starring Minnie Driver, Rhys Darby and Julian Dennison; Molly McGlynn’s fitting inStarring Maddie Ziegler and Emily Hampshire; And tough miles Starring Matthew Modine.

cellblock Stars Filipino actor Jericho Rosales (garbage collector, Siargao, Pacquiao: The Movie, With Empoy Marquez (see you), Ronnie Lazzaro (torture), Confident Mon (General Luna), Sylvia Sanchez, Ria Atayde (how are we doing), and Jacqueline Jose (flower contemplation story) rounding out the cast.

,cellblock It’s more than just a series,” Rosales said. “It is an amazing experience that will keep the audience on the edge of their seats. Working with such a talented team has been an absolute privilege, and I can’t wait for audiences to see the magic we’ve created.

“We are thrilled to reach this milestone cellblock‘s journey,” said co-showrunner Rex Lopez with Lopez. “We are excited to showcase the series to international buyers and build anticipation for its release. Director Pedring Lopez’s unwavering focus on quality has ensured that cellblock It is one of the most ambitious projects to emerge from the Philippines.

“With its captivating story and top-tier production values, coupled with a talented cast and a committed crew, each member has contributed to creating a series that promises to enthrall audiences around the world.”

Los Angeles-based producer Scott M. Rosenfelt, who is part of cellblock The production team said: “cellblock A testament to the power of collaboration and creativity. I am honored to be a part of bringing this entertaining series to audiences around the world, and I have no doubt that it will leave a lasting impact.

Last week, we revealed that MIPTV will open and then close for the final time at the end of this month after 61 years in Cannes. A new MIP-branded program will launch in the UK next year, running alongside London TV screenings.

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