Burning Body is an intense crime thriller miniseries created by Laura Sarmiento. The Spanish is also known as El cuerpo en llamas and it is set in 2017 and it follows the fictionalized version of Crime of the Guàrdia Urbana. The series revolves around an investigation that starts after a burned body is found and it delves deep into toxic relationships, cheating, violence, and sex scandals. Burning Body stars Money Heist‘s famed actress Úrsula Corberó and The Neighbor‘s Quim Gutiérrez in the lead roles. So, if you loved Burning Body here are some similar shows you could watch next.
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