Day: January 14, 2019

A Couple of TV (series) Am looking forward to

MV5BMjQ3NDk4NTc1M15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMjIyOTk0NjM@._V1_UX182_CR0,0,182,268_AL_Yesterday, Begoña and I started to see the first episode of The Little Drummer Girl, a British-American television series based on the novel of the same name by John le Carré and first aired on BBC One in the United Kingdom on 28 October 2018 and in the United States during November 2018. In Spain was first aired on Movistar+ on 11 January 2019.

The Wikipedia summary reads:   In Germany, the Palestinian terrorist Michel and his Swedish accomplice and girlfriend Anna Witgen kill the eight year old son of an Israeli diplomat with a pipe bomb. Senior Mossad spy Martin Kurtz is dispatched to Europe to hunt down and eliminate the Palestinian terror cell, which is led by Michel’s wily older brother Khalil. Under Kurtz’s orders, a Mossad team including Rachel kidnap Michel on the Greek-Turkish border while he is smuggling semtex in his red Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9. Meanwhile, left-wing English stage actress Charmian “Charlie” Ross and her troupe tour Greece as part of a corporate “charity job.” While Charlie and her fellow actors are visiting a beach, she takes an interest in a mysterious handsome gentleman, who is actually an undercover Mossad agent called Gadi Becker. After treating Charlie for a date at the Parthenon, Gadi introduces Charlie to his Mossad team including Martin.

pfox8fgs2i221The third season of True Detective, an American anthology crime drama television series created by Nic Pizzolatto, was confirmed by HBO on August 31, 2017, and premiered in Spain on the early minutes of 14 January 2019 on Movistar+. Given the inopportune of its hour, Begoña and I decided to start watching it further on.

Summary: Arkansas state police detectives Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali) and Roland West (Stephen Dorff) seek to solve the mystery of a disturbing crime that took place years ago in the Ozarks.