‘Maradona: Blessed Dream’ charts rise and fall of legendary Argentine footballer
Amazon Prime Video recently announced "Maradona: Blessed Dream", a series that charts the rise and fall of football legend, Diego Armando Maradona. It will start streaming on the OTT platform from October 29. The 10-episode series will release with dubs in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Bengali, alongside English.
"Maradona: Blessed Dream" follows the triumphs and challenges of the football icon, from his humble beginnings in Argentina, to his game changing career through Barcelona and Napoli, and his role in taking his national team to win the World Cup in Mexico in 1986.
The series is set to premiere in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
It stars Argentine actors Nazareno Casero, Juan Palomino and Nicolas Goldschmidt portraying Diego Armando Maradona through different stages of his life. Julieta Cardinali, Laura Esquivel, Mercedes Moran, Pepe Monje and Peter Lanzani also feature in prominent roles.
Alejandro Aimetta serves as the showrunner and director of the episodes filmed in Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay, and is also one of the show's writers alongside Guillermo Salmeron and Silvina Olschansky. Roger Gual and Edoardo De Angelis directed episodes shot in Spain and Italy, respectively. A second season, also with 10 episodes, has already been commissioned.