'The Neighbor': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about Netflix's Spanish superhero movie

From an average man to superhero, watch how 'The Titan' figures what to do with his powers in this Netflix Spanish original.


                            'The Neighbor': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about Netflix's Spanish superhero movie

Marvel and DC may be monopolozing the superhero universe, but the comedy 'The Neighbor' goes across the Atlantic to get its superhero all the way from Spain. Also known as  'El Vecino', this Spanish Netflix original is based on the graphic novels by Santiago Garcia and Pepo Perez.

Release date

The Netflix original will air on December 31, 2019.

Plot

With his business not gaining traction, and a patchy relationship with his girlfriend Lola, Javier unexpectedly is transferred powers from a dying alien that fell from space. Not understanding what to do with his new powers, he navigates the world gaining recognition after being caught flying on camera. As the public tries to figure out who the man behind the mask is, Javier is forced to call himself 'The Titan'. With his work cut out for him, he navigates through life with his newly adorned powers to see if he can help elevate evil as his girlfriend tries to investigate the mystery behind the new superhero in town.

Cast

Quim Gutiérrez plays Javier and Clara Lago play the role of Lola, his girlfriend. Quim Gutiérrez is known for his roles in 'Dark Blue Almost Black' (2006), 'The Last Days' (2013) and 'The Hidden Face' (2011).

Actor Quim Gutierrez attends "El Vecino" by Netflix photocall during Gijon International Film Festival on November 15, 2019 in Gijon, Spain. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images for Netflix)

Lago, a famous Spanish actress, is known for her roles in 'I Want You Gin' (2012), 'The End Eva' (2012), 'The Commuter Eva' (2018). She had her breakthrough in the psychological 'The Hidden Face' (2011).

Actress Clara Lago attends 'Redondea Sonrisas' campaign party at Kiehl's boutique on December 04, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Other cast members include Adrián Pino, Jorge Sanz, Catalina Sopelana and Sergio Momo.

Creators

The Netflix Spanish original is directed by Nacho Vigalondo with executive producers Nahikari Ipiña, Eneko Gutiérrez

Trailer

From an average man to superhero, watch how The Titan figures what to do with his powers in this Netflix original.



 

Where to watch

Catch 'El Vecino' season 1 on Netflix starting December 31, 2019.

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