Original Spanish Series “The Last One” in Production for Disney+

A new original Spanish series titled The Last One, or La Última, is currently in production for Disney+, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

  • The Last One, which is a working title, will feature music star Aitana Ocaña and Miguel Bernardeau. The project will mark Ocaña’s debut as an actress.
  • Principal photography for what will be the first original production from Spain to debut on the Disney+ has started.
  • The five-episode series is being described as a coming-of-age story “on the struggles to build a career, find love and the power of friendship.”
  • The Last One follows the story of Candela (Ocaña), a young woman who works in a logistics company while pursuing her dream of becoming a singer. Her life changes one night when an international record company executive listens to her singing in a bar. That same night, Candela reunites with Diego (Bernardeau), a high-school classmate who is struggling to become a professional boxer.
  • The series will be directed by Eduard Cortés and Abigail Schaaff.
  • Anaïs Schaaff, Jordi Calafí and Joaquín Oristrell are the series creators.

What they’re saying:

  • Sofía Fábregas, vp of original productions at Disney+, Spain: “La Última reinforces the ambitions and scale of original productions for Disney+ in our country. We have assembled a powerful creative and artistic team to tell a story that will connect with viewers from both our market and the rest of the world. What’s more, being able to rely on the talents of Aitana Ocaña and Miguel Bernardeau, both icons of a generation with great prestige in their professional fields, is a real privilege, one that we are sure will elevate La Última to become a phenomenon, with incredible impact internationally.”
  • Aitana Ocaña: “This will be my first project as an actress. I am delighted and can’t wait, ready to give it my best. I am also very happy to be able to contribute my musical background and to share this unique experience with a team of wonderful people””
  • Miguel Bernardeau: “I am very proud to participate in this project and to be able to work with people I admire and respect. The universe we are creating has something very special, and the team is giving it all to make it something spectacular.”
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