HBO Latin America announced a new original Brazilian series, titled 'Os Esquecidos' ('The Forgotten Ones'), the company's first suspense and fantasy production in Brazil. Created by Fábio Mendonça and Antônio Tibau, the series will begin filming in February 2020 on locations in the state of São Paulo.
Over the course of 10 one-hour episodes, the series will tell the story of eight young people who get lost on a trail in the Serra do Mar. In danger and in the middle of the forest, the group finds refuge in a small village that does not appear on maps, hidden under an eternal fog.
Os Esquecidos will be produced by O2 Films, and made entirely with investments from HBO Latin America. Os Esquecidos joins the list of original series by HBO in Brazil, such as Psi, A vida secreta dos Casais, Pico da neblina, Santos Dumont: Mais Leve que o Ar and the announced Hard, O hóspede americano and Todxs nós.