History Latin America, Amazon Prime Video and TV Azteca announced the joint release of the series ‘Hernan’, which takes place because of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of Hernan Cortes arrival at Mexico. The series will be available on the Amazon platform on November 21st, on History Latin America the following day, and on Azteca 7 on November 24th. The project’s distribution will be in charge of A + E International.
This is a drama that will have a first eight-episodes season, and is created, developed and produced by the Mexican production studio Dopamine, together with the Spanish producer Onza Entertainment. The series is set in 1519, and tells the story of the Mexican conquest from each of its actors point of view, including La Malinche, Moctezuma, Pedro Alvarado, Xicotencatl, Cristobal de Olid, Bernal Díaz del Castillo, Gonzalo de Sandoval and Hernan Cortes.
‘Up to Hernán we had not had a historical drama that solidly combined this production level in Latin America with such controversial historical visions and a high relevance standard for our region. Hernán will undoubtedly mean a before and after’, said Miguel Brailovsky, SVP Programming & Production at A+E Networks Latin America.
Adrián Ortega Echegollen, Azteca 7, Pay TV and Acquisitions at TV Azteca, said that the company is ‘very excited to bring Hernan, an excellent and world-class series that will take Mexico part of its history, which will make us very proud of the culture to which we all belong and that will help us understand our identity’.