EXCLUSIVE: Scorching off the success of Netflix’s Who Killed Sara?, which the streamer reported is its most-watched international language sequence at 55M subscribers, Cavalry Media has inked the present’s director David “Leche” Ruiz.
The author, director and producer, who is predicated in Mexico Metropolis, Mexico, started his profession directing music movies, earlier than rapidly turning into one of the prolific filmmakers in his subject.
Ruiz directed six episodes of Who Killed Sara? together with the pilot and the finale. The sequence stars Manolo Cardona as Alex Guzman, who’s hellbent on getting revenge on the Lazcano household and discovering out who killed his sister Sara after spending 18 years in jail for a criminal offense he didn’t commit. The sequence launched on March 24 and Netflix revealed viewership figures as a part of its 1Q monetary outcomes on April 20.
Ruiz would be the showrunner, in addition to direct a number of episodes of season 2, which hit Netflix on Might 16. Different episodic directing credit embrace Claro Video’s La Negociadora and Televisa’s La Piloto.
Ruiz continues to be repped in Mexico by Jorge Mondragon at CMX.