THE DAY I MET EL CHAPO: THE KATE DEL CASTILLO STORY IS SET TO DEBUT ON OCTOBER 20

If you had the opportunity to meet one of the most wanted men in the world, would you do it?

The bio series reveals never before seen footage and exclusive details from her encounter between one of the most wanted men in the world and one of Hollywood’s most noted actors

Hollywood, California, July 24, 2017 — Netflix, the world’s leading internet television network, announced today the bio series The Day I Met El Chapo: The Kate del Castillo Story that will debut exclusively on Netflix October 20, 2017.

The Day I Met El Chapo is the biographical account of Mexican actress, Kate del Castillo, and her encounter with one of the most wanted men in the world. The three-part series tells Kate’s side of the story using never before seen footage and exclusive details of what led to the the infamous meeting between one of the world’s most notorious drug lords, a Hollywood star and one of Mexico’s most famous television actresses.

“As an actress, I’ve been given the opportunity to portray fascinating fictional characters, roles I am very proud of. Now I get the chance to tell my story, my reality, my truth. This project will dive into how it began, why I pursued accepting the rights to the life story of one of the most controversial figures from the narco industry and the aftermath,” expressed Kate del Castillo, protagonist and executive producer of The Day I Met El Chapo.

“I was extremely excited to delve into the craziest ‘life imitating art’ saga I’ve ever heard, a story wrapped around a core of complex social and political issues. I’m honored that Kate gave me the opportunity to tell her truth,” said David Broome, series creator and executive producer. The series i s produced by 25/7 Productions. The executive producers are David Broome, Yong Yam and Kate del Castillo. The Director of the series is Carlos Armella.

About 25/7 Productions

25/7 Productions  is a leading  independent production company  launched  in 2003 by Dave Broome, and has produced hundreds of hours of innovative entertainment programming from large scale unscripted formats to Emmy nominated documentaries. The company is driven by passion and a desire to inspire  and surprise audiences around the world.

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than  125  million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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