NATPE: Spain’s Fernando Leon de Aranoa in Talks to Helm Joaquin Sabina Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 1/23/2019 | Anna Marie de la Fuente
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“It is great to have such an acclaimed director, producer and screenwriter as Fernando joining us on this journey,” said Endemol Shine Boomdog CEO Alejandro Rincon, adding: “Fernando’s extraordinary experience and his close relationship with Joaquin make him the perfect choice to lead these productions.”

Sabina, who is not only known as a world class singer-songwriter, but also as a poet and a painter, is considered one of the most influential artists in modern Spanish history. Born in Ubeda, Spain, in 1949, he was exiled to London in 1970 for his opposition to the regime of General Francisco Franco, and only returned after the military dictator’s demise.

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He began performing in Madrid pubs and quickly rose to fame with the release of his first record, “Inventario.” He has released more than 20 albums and continues to give concerts. His album “19 Days and 500 Nights” sold over one million copies alone.

“Since day one when proposing to Sony Music Spain to make...
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