El Cid is a new Amazon series following a story from a contemporary perspective of the most renowned Spaniard in history, a man trapped between two worlds and two cultures. Created and produced by Zebra Producciones, the Spanish Prime Original series stars Money Heist and Elite actor Jaime Lorente. The 28-year-old is famous for playing the character Denver on Money Heist and Fernando “Nano” Garcia Dominguez on Elite. The two are both Spanish series that is a hit on Netflix. In El Cid, Jamie is starring as Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar. According to Variety, the inspiration of the series comes from the iconic medieval war hero, whose doings inspired one of the most significant medieval Spanish epic poems.
Variety further reports that El CID, the Spanish language epic series, is one of the most ambitious original productions by Amazon to date in Europe. It is the most extensive historical series ever shot in Castilian. Recently, Amazon Studios released the first set of images from this Spanish blockbuster series. Jose Velasco is the creator of the series, while Gustavo Santaolalla, the Oscar winner for Brokeback Mountain and Babel, is the composer.
El Cid Release Date : When will it release on Amazon Prime?
Amazon Prime announced that filming began in Spain. The filming of the series started in Soria and will continue in Burgos and Aragon, where the Sultanate of Zaragoza’s recreation will take place. El Cid, the Spanish Amazon Original series, will launch in 2020 exclusively on Amazon Prime Videos in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.
This Spanish drama series is a must-watch. All Prime members will stream El Cid with the Prime Video app, which is available on mobile devices, smart TVs, Fire TV stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, game consoles, Chromecast, Apple TV, and Vodafone TV.
El Cid Plot : What will Happen?
El Cid tells the story of Rodrigo Diaz, a character played by Jamie Lorente, a Castilian nobleman, and warlord in medieval Spain. He traces his journey while trying to find his place within a complex monarchy which tries to control him.
El Cid Cast : Who will be in?
Jaime Lorente will feature as Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar together with Jose Luis Garcia Perez playing the role of King Fernando I the Great. Elia Galera plays as Queen Sancha la Bella, Juan Echanove as bishop and Carlos Bardem as Count of Leon. Alicia Sanz plays as Infanta Urraca, Francisco Ortiz as Sancho the Strong while Jamie Olias will play Alfonso VI. Also, Lucia Guerrero will star as Jimena, Lucia Diez as the Infanta Elvira and Nicolas Illoro as King Garcia. Juan Fernandez will play Rodrigo, the El Cid’s grandfather, Gines Garcia Millan will be King Ramiro de Navarra, Daniel Tatay will play Beltran the son of Ramiro and Pablo Alvarez will be Orduno. The cast completes with David Castillo as squire Lisardo, Alvaro Rico as Nuno, Amr Waked as Sultan of Zaragoza Al-Muqtadir and Zohar Liba as Abu Bakr.
El Cid Trailer : When can We watch it?
The Trailer of El Cid is not released yet. Just a few days before, Amazon prime shared the images of El Cid. There is no assumption that when will trailer come out. We don’t know how much time it will take as the production is started. In this case, if we got any information regarding this, we will update it here. Till then, stay tuned and stay safe.