The last thing we saw of Pedro Almodóvar was Strange Way of Life, a Western short film in English with Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal, and the next thing we will see will not be a film either: on October 9 he will premiere Passing Lies, which will be his first series television for a streaming platform, which he has produced with his brother Agustín.
He is not, for the record, the creator of the work. The person responsible is Nerea Castro (The Summit), who imagines a comedy with the following starting point. Lucía has the life, the job, the house and even the fiancé of her dreams when she is promoted to CEO, she is fired and accused of industrial espionage. She then decides to discover the truth and prove her innocence while she behaves with her surroundings as if everything was still ideal. But, of course, one lie after another complicates her existence greatly.
Through their production company El Deseo, the Almodóvar brothers have assembled a cast headed by Elena Anaya, Pilar Castro, Hugo Silva, Quim Gutiérrez and Susi Sánchez, completed by María Botto, Pedro Casablanc, Estefanía de los Santos and María León. In the newly released trailer you can see the comedy tone of lies, facades and entanglements in which Anaya as Lucía is going to immerse herself.
Lies passengeras will follow in the footsteps of other Spanish productions released through SkyShowtime following in the footsteps of Bosé, the biopic of Miguel Bosé, or Las invisibles, the series by Hector Lozano (Merlí) for the platform. On that occasion, he had problems generating conversation due to how new the platform was in Spain.
Will the name of Pedro Almodóvar as a producer be able to focus the conversation around the streaming platform, a challenge that only Bosé overcame due to the weight of the singer's name?