Netflix nabs sci-fi thriller The Platform
Staff Reporter | On 12, Sep 2019Reading time: 1 mins
Netflix has nabbed the rights to sci-fi thriller The Platform, reports Deadline.
The Spanish-language genre flick, also know as El Hoyo, enjoyed its world premiere at the Toronto International Festival, debuting as part of the popular Midnight Madness strand.
Directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia, the film follows the citizen of dystopian society who voluntarily incarcerates himself with the promise of increased social mobility upon release. In captivity, though. he becomes radicalised to the point where he will risk everything to ride a devilish dumbwaiter on a one-way ticket to protect a panna cotta.
Ivan Massague (Pan’s Labyrinth) and Antonia San Juan (All About My Mother) star, with the rest of the cast including Zorion Eguileor, Emilio Buale and Alexandra Masangkay. The film is written by David Desola and Pedro Rivero.
Carlos Juárez, David Matamoros and M. a. Angeles Hernández are producing, in association with Basque Films, Mr. Miyagi Films, and Plataforma la película AIE. Raquel Perea and Juárez are on board as executive producers.