Netflix reveals the first images from the series

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After a long wait, we finally have the first image of the Netflix adaptation of One Hundred Years of Solitude.

Last but not least! After months, if not years, of waiting, we have our first preview the adaptation that Netflix put together A hundred years of lonelinessthe most popular novel by Gabriel García Márquez and the history that has shaped countless generations.

The project is one of the largest that the platform has ever created and we dare to say that this is also the case in Latin America. The series will have 16 episodes to summarize everything that happens in 100 years in a family that, as we know, lives in a town called Macondo.

This first preview tells us many things such as some of the main characters, the voices that will accompany us on this journey, the space that each of their stories will occupy and the memories that transform them now A hundred years of lonelinessa cornerstone of our culture.

A hundred years of loneliness
One Hundred Years of Solitude / Photo: Netflix

The first trailer for One Hundred Years of Solitude

The first foray from A hundred years of loneliness The tells of Aureliano Babilonia, the character who never leaves. He sees everyone arriving, leaving and dying, but he stays. And this makes him the person who knows the most about the family and its history.

Who could read us better than him? Melquiades’ diary to explain Macondo to us and tell us how Colonel Aureliano Buendía remembered the first time he saw ice cream? As we know, the story begins with the arrival of José Arcadio Buendía and Úrsula Iguarán in an unknown and hidden land that they would find the most magical city.

Here we see the exodus of the founders of Macondo, the birth of the first child and the development of the second. We also recognize the arrival of the gypsies and the nature around the city. It looks majestic, doesn’t it? Here you have this first full preview:

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The cast of One Hundred Years of Solitude

In this first video we see the characters with whom the story begins A hundred years of loneliness. Of course we have José Arcadio Buendía and Úrsula Iguarán. We see Melquiades, Aureliano Buendía as a young man and the colonel. To José Arcadio and Petronila.

This is where we leave you the actors who play the characters which appear in the teaser of A hundred years of loneliness:

Claudio Catano He is Colonel Aureliano Buendia

Jerome Baron is Aureliano Buendía as a child

Marco González is Jose Arcadio Buendia

Leonardo Soto He is Jose Arcadio Jr.

Susana Morales It’s Ursula Iguaran

Ella Becerra It’s Petronila

Carlos Suarez It’s Aureliano Iguaran

Moreno Borja It’s Melquiades

Santiago Vasquez is Aureliano Buendía as a teenager

The cast consists of professional and natural actors. Why is this important for this adaptation? Because A hundred years of loneliness It has been read millions of times, some have read it more than once and Each character has a unique face in the minds of readers.

How can you put a face to a story that belongs to each of us? The idea was to find actors, most of whom we didn’t know, to create a starting point from scratch. And judging by this preview, they nailed it. They are the Buendias.

José Arcadio Buendía in “One Hundred Years of Solitude”
José Arcadio Buendía in “One Hundred Years of Solitude” / Photo: Netflix

Who is behind the adaptation of One Hundred Years of Solitude?

The directors are Laura Mora and Alex García López who took over the management of this project. And they did it together with a spectacular team that included the Mexicans Eugenio Caballero and Bárbara Enríquez for the production design this ambitious film adaptation.

In the photo we find Paulo Perez and Maria Sarasvati while in costume design it is Catherine Rodríguez. The music comes from Camilo Sanabria and Juan Diego Valencia. And the edition, the blessed edition is Irene Blecua and Miguel Schverdfinger.

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