The biographical series on the legendary footballer Diego Armando Maradona, entitled “Maradona: Blessed Dream”, will debut on Amazon Prime Video towards the end of October, in more than 240 countries around the world, including Italy. The 10 episodes that make up the series will tell the life of the football legend, from his childhood to success. Let’s find out together the release date, the plot and the cast.
Amazon Prime Video announced that Maradona: Blessed Dream, the biographical series on Diego Armando Maradona, will be released on the streaming platform in over 240 countries around the world, including Italy, next October 29. The news of the debut of the series was accompanied by a new clip that portrays some scenes that will be present in the series.
The series is produced by BTF Media, in co-production with Medium Dhana And Latin We. Filming took place in Argentina, Spain, Italy, Uruguay and Mexico, consists of 10 episodes of about 60 minutes that retrace the key moments in the life and career of the legendary footballer.
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Maradona: the plot
The series will consist of 10 episodes which will retrace the history and career of the beloved football player Diego Armando Maradona, from his life as a child, in the town of Flowery, in Argentina, up to the success in football, with the Barcelona and the Naples.
Additionally, the series will focus on his pivotal role in leading his national team to win the World Cup 1986, in Mexico.
The showrunner and director of the series is Alejandro Aimetta, who dealt with the episodes shot in Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay, and wrote the screenplay with Guillermo Salmerón And Silvina Olschansky. Roger Gual and Edoardo De Angelis they directed the episodes set in Spain and Italy respectively. The executive producers are Francisco Cordero, Liliana Moyano, Mari Urdaneta, Ricardo Coeto And Luis Balaguer.
Diego Armando Maradona will be interpreted at various stages of his life by Nazareno Casero, Juan Palomino and Nicolas Goldschmidt. The rest of the cast is made up of Julieta Cardinali (En Terapia, Valentin), Laura Esquivel (Patito Feo), Mercedes Morán (The motorcycle diaries, El Reino), Pepe Monje (Amor en Custody) e Peter Lanzani (El Clan, El Reino).