“Ah, my hungry dogs, after my bones,” grizzled family patriarch Abraham Guerrero, who controls Spain’s cocaine trade, greets his second son, Tomás, in the first episode of “Gigantes.” But this dog has news: Daniel, his older brother, has set up his own drug business. Abraham and Tomás shop Daniel to the police as Daniel organizes an attempt on Tomas’ pregnant wife’s life, which causes her to lose the baby. By the beginning of episode two, when Daniel comes out of jail 10 years’ vengeance is served.
A brutal six-part crime clan saga, “Gigantes” is produced by Movistar +
and Gonzalo Salazar-Simpson
’s Lazona Producciones
(“Spanish Affair”) and sold at Mipcom by Paris-based About Premium Content.
World premiering at September’s San Sebastian Film Festival, “Gigantes” marks one of Movistar
’s biggest and most compulsive-viewing fall plays. It has already been renewed for a second season, which is being shot like a film,