Los Angeles, CA December 9th 2015 – Based in Spain and filmed in the capital city of neighboring Portugal, Lisbon, the story is set in the murky underworld that is the Art Crime world. The show is the first of its kind to explore this dark and dangerous subject. With an international cast and stunning back drops, this critically acclaimed mini-series, previously aired only in Europe is now exclusively on Cinemoi on Verizon Fios. The series follows the life of Seville Detective Javier Falcon as he attempts to tackle murder and corruption in the Art World, based on the books of Robert Wilson.
The limited series stars the incredibly talented Marton Csokas best known for his role in the Lord of the Rings movies as Lord Celeborn. Marton’s movie credits include roles in The Bourne Supremacy and Kingdom of Heaven as well as TV roles in “The Three Stooges” (for which he was nominated for an Emmy),’Into the Badlands’, and ‘Klondike’. With his good looks and smoldering sex appeal, Marton portrays Javier Falcon chief inspector of the Seville police force and drug addict, but also the son of a Spanish hero and very famous artist, whom he starts to suspect has something mysterious and dark in his past that he can’t quite put his finger on.
Directed by BAFTA and Toronto Film Festival winner Peter Travis whose credits include Paul Greengrass’s “Omagh”, “Judge Dredd” and Emmy Award Winning “Henry VIII”, the series is based on the books by acclaimed crime writer Robert Wilson.
The cast includes; Hayley Atwell (a grieving widow and crime suspect) of “Captain American: The First Avenger” fame and most recently seen on ABC’s ‘Agent Carter’, Emilia Fox (Javier’s ex wife) ‘Merlin’ and ‘Peak Practice, as well as Charlie Creed Miles (Javier’s right hand man Ramirez) “The Fifth Element”, “Nil By Mouth” and “Wild Bill”.Cinemoi is a 24-Hour Exquisitely Innovative Network Dedicated to Curated Films, High Couture and International Lifestyle, with Content Featuring Illustrious Vintage & Modern Stars.
Originally launched on DIRECTV on September 17, 2012, Cinémoi is now on Verizon FiOS, Channel 236, nestled among AMC, FX, IFC, Sundance and Turner Classic Movies. “Falcon exemplifies the quality of production and the international story telling that Cinemoi is so proud to present. Marton is the kind of global star that the world of entertainment has been waiting for”, Says Daphna Edwards Ziman, President and Chief Creative Officer of Cinemoi. ”We offer high-quality entertainment with unparalleled style, and for a breadth of American viewers – those who fondly remember the Golden Age of Hollywood, and contemporary audiences as well,” stated Rod Sherwood, Cinémoi Chairman and CEO, and formerly Westwood One Chief and DIRECTV executive.
Fans of great television, suspenseful thrillers, glamour and great acting should tune in to Cinemoi channel 236 to catch this unmissable show starting this week on Verizon Fios.
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