“Brazilian ‘Succession’”-Like Drama Sequence In The Works – Deadline

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By Calvin S. Nelson

EXCLUSIVE: A global drama collection billed because the “Brazilian Succession” is being developed, with Nothing to Lose director Alexandre Avancini connected.

Diosual Tv Studios, the TV arm of Diosual Leisure, has created Whose Cash Is It?, with telenovela author Solange Castro Neves writing in collaboration with Thalma Bertozzi.

The collection is an adaptation of the Brazilian non-fiction e book ‘Whose Cash Is It? Concern, Luck and Unhealthy Luck: Victories and Stumbles within the Inventory Market’ (‘De Quem é o Dinheiro? Ganância, Medo, Azar e Sorte: Vitórias e Tropeços na Bolsa’) by Adley Piovesan and Homero Chemale.

The plan is for a three-season collection, with Diosual searching for co-production and co-investment companions, with two worldwide streamers understood to have been near closing offers.

The plot is billed as a “a household drama with components of motion and investigation,” happening within the monetary markets of the current day with flashbacks from three a long time in the past. It facilities on the Salvatore Abud household, whose billionaire patriarch, Ítalo, is the proprietor of one of many largest brokerages in Brazil.

Logline reads: “A rich banker loses his solely son in a tragic airplane crash. He turns into the tutorial guardian of his two grandchildren, who he raises below strict guidelines. His intention is to insert the boy into the enterprise world, however it’s his granddaughter who lives as much as his expectations, turning into the She-Wolf of the inventory market.

“The fixed quarrels between him and his daughter-in-law solely finish when she involves endure a horrible, mysterious prison assault. The millionaire’s world is shattered when he discovers that his mistress was behind the kidnapping of the mom of his grandchildren and answerable for the demise of his son. In mild of his emotional turmoil, his heirs take over the household enterprise, altering the course of the nation’s monetary historical past.”

Director Avancini’s credit embrace The Ten Commandments and Nothing to Lose, each of that are amongst Brazil’s greatest ever field workplace hits. He directed sequel Nothing to Lose 2 and likewise labored for the Rede Globo community for 23 years.

“I’m enthusiastic about this collection as it is going to be the primary to painting the monetary market in Brazil,” he mentioned in an announcement to Deadline. “When [Diosual CEO] Guto Colunga invited me to direct, I used to be utterly fascinated by this story. I noticed that it was precisely a Brazilian Succession, being a household drama with all potential substances. In fact, there are lots of actual components, however we additionally use creative freedom. Solange and Thalma knew precisely the best way to adapt a collection that I not solely consider will be a magnet for the Brazilian viewers and critics but additionally internationally. I can’t wait to begin filming.”

Colunga added: “This story has as its backdrop the monetary system and its characters, who usually develop into harmful devices, producing alternatives for speedy wealth. It reveals that these harmed alongside the way in which are sometimes victims of their very own boundless greed or lack of technical information, leaving the viewer with the candy uncertainty of whether or not the story is actual or just fiction.”

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