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MUSE TV recently talked with the Executive Producer of SOMOS on Netflix, James Schamus about the show which is currently on the streaming platform.

Inspired by the explosive investigative article by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ginger Thompson, SOMOS. imaginatively recreates the stories of the people of the small town of Allende in the days leading up to a shocking massacre.

Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee James Schamus is both practitioner and academic. He teaches film history and theory, and is the former CEO of Focus Features. He has collaborated as screenwriter and producer with director Ang Lee on eleven films, including Brokeback Mountain.

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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography.