|Based on||El tesoro del Cisne Negro|
by Paco Roca and Guillermo Corral
|Directed by||Alejandro Amenábar|
|Country of origin|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Original release||30 September 2021|
La Fortuna is a Spanish-American adventure drama television miniseries. Directed by Alejandro Amenábar, and starring Álvaro Mel, Ana Polvorosa, Stanley Tucci, T'Nia Miller and Clarke Peters, among others, it is an adaptation of the 2018 graphic novel El tesoro del Cisne Negro by Paco Roca and Guillermo Corral. It premiered on 30 September 2021 on Movistar+.
Álex Ventura is a young diplomat who ends up becoming the leader of a collective effort to recover an underwater shipwreck seized by Frank Wild, a treasure hunter.
La Fortuna is an adaptation of the graphic novel El tesoro del Cisne Negro, by Paco Roca y Guillermo Corral, who were not directly involved in the screenplay. The miniseries was produced by Movistar+ together with AMC Studios, in collaboration with MOD Producciones. Directed by Alejandro Amenábar, it is the latter's television debut. Amenábar co-wrote the screenplay with Alejandro Hernández. It comprises 6 episodes each with a running time of around 45 minutes. Movistar+ released the series in Spain, while AMC handled broadcast in the US, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America.
After 5 months of shooting, the part of the filming located in Spain was wrapped up in January 2021. Shooting locations in Spain included the Madrid region (including the Moncloa Palace), the province of Cádiz (including La Línea, Algeciras and Naval Station Rota), Guadalajara, A Coruña and Zaragoza. Filming wrapped in Spain on 27 April 2021. In August 2021, Movistar+ announced the premiere date of the first two episodes, slated for 30 September 2021. The series was presented by Amenábar at the 69th San Sebastián International Film Festival.
|2021||27th Forqué Awards||Best Fiction Series||Nominated|||
|Best Actress (TV series)||Ana Polvorosa||Nominated|
|Best Actor (TV series)||Álvaro Mel||Nominated|
|2022||30th Actors and Actresses Union Awards||Best Television Actor in a Secondary Role||Karra Elejalde||Nominated|||