HBO Latino To Premiere ‘El Hipnotizador’

IMG_4616HBO Latino will be premiering it’s new series ‘El Hipnotizador’ here in the US on Friday, April 1 at 10pm.

‘El Hipnotizador’ is HBO Latin America’s first bilingual production and features an international cast. It tells the story of Arenas (Leonardo Sbaraglia), a hypnotist and mysterious, isolated man with an enigmatic past who suffers from perpetual insomnia. He uses a special hypnosis technique, to solve other people’s problems by putting them into a trance in order to reveal their inner, darkest secrets. Living in a hotel surrounded by painful memories and condemned to a life of sleepless nights by his rival Darek (Chico Diaz), he will need to confront Darek and deal with his past if he ever wants to sleep again.

Filmed in Montevideo, Uruguay, the series took to years to produced.  The series, which is written by Pablo De Santis, is based on the Argentinian cult comic book by the same name written by  De Santis.

The network hosted a special screening event at NYC’s McKittrick Hotel, which was re-branded as the ‘Hotel Las Violetas’ and where guests were able to engage in a themed experience including tarot masters, levitation and a live hypnotist show.

You can preview the first of eight episodes free of charge here. Let us know what you think.

Images from screening event:

IMG_4591Darek

IMG_4597Livia (Snake lady)

IMG_4601Birdman

IMG_4602Tarot Master

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s