'Black Beach' Full Cast List: Meet Raúl Arévalo, Candela Peña and rest of the actors in Netflix's Spanish action-thriller

The Spanish film will release on the streaming platform on February 3 on Netflix


                            'Black Beach' Full Cast List: Meet Raúl Arévalo, Candela Peña and rest of the actors in Netflix's Spanish action-thriller
Candela Peña as Alejandra and Raúl Arévalo Zorzo as Carlos in 'Black Beach' (Netflix)

Netflix is all set to take you on an adventure ride with its upcoming film 'Black Beach'. The film is directed by Esteban Crespo, who has directed films like 'Nadie tiene la culpa' (2011), 'That Wasn't Me' (2012) and 'Lala' (2009).

Raúl Arévalo will be playing the lead character, Carlos, in the film. Other important characters include Paulina García as Elena and Candela Peña as Alejandra.

According to the Spanish Film Festival, the film is described as: "Carlos is a businessman who gets a request to intercede on behalf a US engineer in the oil industry who’s been kidnapped. Son of a successful diplomat, husband about to become a father and an ambitious international executive, Carlos travels to Africa to resolve a situation created by the disappearance of some important documents that compromise his company. Upon arrival, Carlos will discover a part of his past that he ignored and a dangerous reality very different from what he expected. He will have to face it, turning his life around and disrupting all the values on which it was based. The personal meets the professional and Carlos faces the biggest dilemma of his life."

Let's meet the cast of the Netflix film:

Raúl Arévalo Zorzo as Carlos

Raúl Arévalo (@raularevalozorzo/Instagram)

 

Raúl Arévalo Zorzo  was born on November 22, 1979. The Spanish actor is best-known by international audiences for his role in the film 'Summer Rain', directed by Antonio Banderas. In 2001, he began his acting career as Carlos in the Spanish TV series 'Compañeros' in two seasons. In 2003, he made his film debut in 'Los abajo firmantes', where he starred alongside Javier Cámara and Juan Diego Botto. He also appeared in 'Cosas que hacen que la vida valga la pena', which was directed by Manuel Gómez Pereira. Between 2003 and 2005, he made appearances in the TV shows 'Hospital Central', 'Cuéntame cómo pasó' and 'Aída and Motivos personales'.

In 2006, he appeared as a lead character's best friend in 'Dark Blue Almost Black' (AzulOscuroCasiNegro), directed by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, for which he bagged several awards. In 2016, he made his directorial debut with 'The Fury of a Patient Man', winning the Best New Director Goya film Award.

Paulina García as Elena

Paulina Garcia (Getty Images)

 

Paulina García Alfonso, born on November 27, 1960, debuted on television with a small role in the 'telenovela Los títeres' (1984). Garcia, who is known for her terrific theatre skills, was seen in films like 'Tres Noches de un sábado' (2002), 'Cachimba' (2004), 'Casa de remolienda' (2007) and 'Gloria' (2013). Till now, she has received four nominations for the Altazor Awards, winning on one occasion, and three for the APES Awards, including the Chilean Arts and Entertainment Critics Awards, which she won twice. In February 2013, she won the prestigious Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival for her performance in the movie Gloria, directed by Sebastián Lelio. In 2016, she was seen in Ira Sachs' film 'Little Men'.

Candela Peña as Alejandra

Candela Peña attends Feroz awards 2020 red carpet at Teatro Auditorio Ciudad de Alcobendas on January 16, 2020, in Madrid, Spain (Getty Images)

 

Candela Peña, whose full name is María del Pilar Peña Sánchez, was born on July 14, 1973. She was four years old when started to learn dance. After high school, she went to Seville, Spain's capital, to begin theatre classes and eventually went to Madrid. Peña was encouraged by Pedro Almodóvar; she published the novel 'Pérez Príncipe, María Dolores' in 2001. In 2003, she won the Goya Award 2003 for the movie 'Te doy mis Ojos'.

The Spanish film will release on Netflix on February 3, 2021.