São Paulo, July 16th, 2020. What happens in the Bermuda Triangle? Is it possible to travel through time? What were dogs like in prehistory? These and other intriguing mysteries of the planet Earth are about to be deciphered by Felipe Castanhari, with humor and information, in the series Mystery Lab. The show will premiere on August 4th, only on Netflix, produced by Webedia, Estilingue Filmes and Polar Filmes, and finalized by Psycho n ‘Look.
Creator and presenter of Canal Nostalgia, on YouTube, with more than 13 million subscribers, where he unfolds curiosities ranging from history to science, Felipe will count on the presence of three other characters to browse mysterious themes in the Netflix series. They are: Dr. Thay (Lilian Regina), scientist responsible for the research department at the Curie Complex, where the series takes place, the janitor Betinho (Bruno Miranda) and the supercomputer Briggs, dubbed by Guilherme Briggs.
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Straight from his lab, or from a castle in England, or from a wolf sanctuary in the United States, among other places, Felipe and his colleagues will use scientific experiments, animation, special effects and impressive images to explain different phenomena. There will be 8 episodes of about 30 minutes each, written by Felipe Castanhari, with artistic collaboration by Rob Gordon and Israel Motta, who also sign the script. The following is a preview of what will be unveiled in each of them:
Episode 1: The Bermuda Triangle mysteries
Episode 2: The 20 million Great Plague deaths
Episode 3: Learning to travel through time
Episode 4: From wolf to dog
Episode 5: Zombie apocalypse. What if it was real?
Episode 6: The great extinction
Episode 7: The path to artificial superintelligence
Episode 8: Global warming. A big conspiracy?
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Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with 183 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
Since 2007, the French digital multinational has been building a global network of brands and services within the entertainment universe, producing content for communities that are passionate about cinema, games, cooking, esports, glamor, health, and lifestyle. The group is present in 15 countries, with large verticals of content and production of original audiovisual content, B2B service activities and e-commerce. More than 276 million unique visitors navigate Webedia verticals every month, from which more than 55 million are in Brazil (ComScore). In Brazil, Webedia owns leading brands in its segments: TudoGostoso, Minha Vida, AdoroCinema, Purepeople, Hypeness, Purebreak, Parafernalha, Versus, IGN Brasil, Nerd ao Cubo, Gamer Gear. It also controls Fluent, a content agency, and Massiv, a production company of audiovisual content, broadcasting and events.
About Estilingue Filmes
For 14 years, Estilingue Filmes has been dedicated to the creation and production of original content and new formats for different platforms. Specialized in the development, production and post-production of documentaries, reality shows, animations and fiction, the production company seeks different points of view to create narratives that are engaged and concerned with the main issues of our times. It built its reputation in the market by translating into projects and products a human way of perceiving the world. It has established itself as a company with experience in customer service, from major brands to major television and VOD networks, with productions for Netflix, Globo, Band and Globosat, in addition to brands such as RedBull, Jeep, Nike and Facebook.
About Polar Filmes
Operating since 2007, Polar Filmes has in its repertoire works in the most diverse formats, with the main artists of Brazilian music, and content developed for important open TV channels, pay TV and streaming services. From documentaries to musical content, live broadcasts, comedy specials and reality shows. In its portfolio there are projects for Ivete Sangalo, Luan Santana, Zeca Pagodinho, Chico Buarque, Jota Quest, Ben Harper, among others. For TV, the production company has already developed shows such as Thiago Ventura: Pokas (Netflix), Clarice Falcão – All Year Special (Netflix), Clubversão (HBO Brasil) seasons 1 and 2, the first season of Brazil’s Next Model (Sony TV) , the second season of the documentary series Autênticas (GNT), the series A Culpa é do Cabral (Comedy Central), among other projects.
About Psycho n’ Look
Psycho n ’Look is an image specialized company and has been in the market for 9 years. It started with advertising projects alongside directors and photographers. It has worked with a large sum of Brazilian production companies, coloring over 10,000 advertising films. An entertainment area was created 5 years ago, which helped plan post-production and finalize 60 features, 30 series, 100 shorts. Some brands that have worked with Psycho: Burger King, Heineken, Itaú, Chevrolet, Natura, Boticário, among others. Projects for TV channels: Netflix, HBO, FOX, History, Sony, Multishow, GNT, among others.