Amazon Prime Video more and more in the name of football: from October 29 comes the original series “Maradona: Sogno Benedetto” – WATCH THE TRAILER
After acquiring the TV rights of the Champions League, Amazon Prime Video expands its football offer: from 29 October it will be available exclusively on the original biopic series “Maradona: Sogno Benedetto”, with this release schedule:
October 29: episodes from 1 to 5
November 5: episodes 6 and 7
November 12: episode 8
November 19: episode 9
November 26: episode 10
Maradona: Blessed Dream is played by Nazareno Casero (Historia de un Clan), Juan Palomino (Magnificent 70) and Nicolas Goldschmidt (Supermax), who will play Diego Armando Maradonain the various stages of his life and his prolific career.
From humble origins in Villa Fiorito, in Argentina, his native country, until the revolutionary career at Barcelona and then at Napoli, the series will narrate his key role in leading his national team to win the World Cup in Mexico in 1986. Julieta Cardinali is also featured in the series (En Terapia, Valentin), Laura Esquivel (Patito Feo), Mercedes Morán (The motorcycle diaries, El Reino), Pepe Monje (Amor en Custody), Peter Lanzani (El Clan, El Reino).
The biographical series produced by BTF Media, in co-production with Dhana Media and Latin We, was shot in Argentina, Spain, Italy, Uruguay and Mexico, and consists of 10 one-hour episodes that tell the key moments of life and career of the legendary football player.
Alejandro Aimetta is showrunner of the series and director of the episodes shot in Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay, and he wrote the screenplay with Guillermo Salmerón (El Marginal) and Silvina Olschansky (El Marginal). Roger Gual and Edoardo De Angelis directed the episodes set in Spain and Italy respectively. The executive producers are Francisco Cordero, Liliana Moyano, Mari Urdaneta, Ricardo Coeto and Luis Balaguer.