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Following the success of Las Chicas del Cable, Netflix is to produce a second original series in Spain.

netflix 14 july 2017Targeting a teenage audience, Elite will be entirely filmed in Ultra HD. The production will start in January 2018, but the global premiere on the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform won’t be until sometime in 2019.

Written by Carlos Montero and Darío Madrona - who are responsible for some of the recent successes from the Spanish content industry including The Time in Between and Los Protegidos - Élite will be co-produced by Zeta Audiovisual.

“We are happy to be working for first-class producers and writers in Spain to create a teenage thriller which will thrill the global audience,” said Erik Barmack, VP international original series, Netflix.

Élite will tell the story of three working-class youngsters who start studying at one of the country’s most exclusive schools after an earthquake destroyed the district’s public school, when a murder triggers the action.

The announcement follows the recent commissioning of seasons two and three of Las Chicas del Cable, the first Netflix Original to be produced in Spain.