El Internado Laguna Negra (Spanish, The Boarding School Black Lagoon) was a Spanish television drama-thrillerfocusing on the students of a fictional boarding school in a forest, where teenagers are sent by their parents to study. The boarding school is situated in a forest far from the city, on the outskirts on which macabre events occur. The series debut on 24 May 2007, and is a production of Antena 3. Although the show is recorded and produced in HD, it is only broadcast in SD. However, an HD Blu-ray Disc release has been announced.
Characters and actors
- Samuel Espí/Héctor de la Vega - Luis Merlo
- Elsa Fernández - Natalia Millán
- María - Marta Torné
- Marcos Novoa - Martiño Rivas
- Carolina - Ana de Armas
- Pedro - Eduardo Velasco
- Carlos Almansa/Fermín de Pablo - Raúl Fernández
- Iván Noiret - Yon González
- Victoria - Elena Furiase
- Helmuth von Hammer/Camilo Belmonte - Pedro Civera
- Amelia - Marta Hazas
- Roque - Daniel Retuerta
- Paula Novoa - Carlota García
- Evelyn - Denisse Peña
- Jacinta - Amparo Baró
- Mateo - Alejandro Botto
- Julia - Blanca Suárez
- Miguel - Eduardo Espinilla
- Irene Espí/Sandra Pazos - Yolanda Arestegui
- Nora - Mariona Ribas
- Saúl - Manuel de Blas
- Emilio Galván/Martín Moreno - Ismael Martínez
- Lucas Moreno - Javier Cidoncha
- Toni - Alejandro Casaseca
- Jacques Noiret - Carlos Leal
- Andrés Novoa - Luis Mottola
- Rebecca - Irene Montalá
- Hugo Alonso - Javier Ríos Fernández
- Marta Hernández/Lucía García - Lola Baldrich
- Alicia Corral - Cristina Marcos
- Amaia - Nani Jiménez
- Nicolás Garrido - Iñaki Font
- Curro - Eduardo Mayo
On 11 April 2011 the series of the Russian version was introduced on the Russian channel CTC. Russian adaptation of the series is called "Private school" (Russian: Закрытая школа, translit. Zakrytaya shkola). Pilot-names are "Интернат" ("Boarding School") and "Лес" ("Forest"). Original series broadcast on AXN Sci Fi.
On 25 May 2009 the series was introduced on the Mexican channel Azteca 7. As of now[when?], Azteca 7 has broadcast the series through the fourth season. Currently, it only airs on Antena 3 Internacional.
The series will soon be broadcast on AXN Central Europe.
The series has not been sold to the US, although the Spanish production company has been in contact with American channels and producers to adapt or co-produce an American version.
A French version of El Internado was made called L'Internat for channel M6. The story took place in a college situated in a forest of the Department of l'Essonne. The series began its first season (with 10 episodes each 50 minutes long) in November of 2009 and ended in December of the same year due to results beneath what was expected. It is not expected to return.
The series is broadcast on B92. First time, it was aired on weekends at 14:30 in 2012. It was cancelled after 50 episodes. From 7 January 2013, this series is airing from Monday to Friday at 13:00 and midnight. Currently B92 transmits 7th season.
The series is broadcast on SIC Radical.
The series is broadcast on RIVER HD and RIVER (GEM). The first episode was in may 24th 2012.
|Format||Horror/Drama/Action (7th Season)|
Ana de Armas
José Ángel Trigo
and Amparo Baró
|Country of origin||Spain|
|No. of episodes||71|
|Running time||90 min approx.|
|Original channel||Antena 3|
|Picture format||PAL (576i)|
The series begins in the boarding school Laguna Negra, with a new course. The children of the wealthy families study in this boarding school. In the new course, there are two new students: Marcos and Paula, two siblings who have to start a new life after the disappearance of their parents. Also began to work a woman called María, who hides that she has escaped from a psychiatric hospital to go to look for her son in the boarding school. After the disappearance of an elderly teacher, some students, include Marcos, begin to investigate an organization that traffic with children´s organs. This organization kills one of the students and wants to kill the others. The students are more nearly to discover what the project Gemini is, but their enemies are close because no one is who seems to be. Moreover, in the last season the students are infected by a virus that kill them if they don´t take a medicine every day. This medicine is given to the students if they neither investigated nor go where they shouldn’t. Nevertheless, the students are still investigating and they are more closer to the truth, and enemies limit more their movements, because there is a traitor between students.
In this season, Marcos gets to talk with his father, who is alive with his mother and his brother, Samuel. This gives Marcos a new hope, and decides to run away with his sister, despite the fact that the virus could kill him. However, he fails, because of his grandfather, who is the head of the enemy, takes his sister, Paula, to experiment with her. His objective is to revive his biologicaldaughter, who was infected with the same virus that has Marcos 50 years ago.