Original Publication Date: 23 August 2011
A new, five-part television series based on a book by historian, Pieter Paard, is set to air this Fall on Park Broadcasting Corporation Television.
PBC TV executives confirmed at a press conference today that it has purchased the series, which is based on Paard’s historical tome, From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Pack Animals. The exact broadcast date was not announced, but it is rumoured to be slated for airing on October 1, the start of the new television season.
The series, which was filmed in The Park at the beginning of the Summer, stars Park heartthrob, Leopoldo Llama, in the title role of Antonio Astoa. The book was adapted for film by Sonia Esel and Bernardo Burro.