Maradona: Blessed Dream

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Maradona: Blessed Dream
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Maradona, sueño bendito
Genre
Directed byAlejandro Aimetta
Starring
Country of originArgentina
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Producers
  • Rodrigo Cala
  • Ricardo Coeto
  • Francisco Cordero
  • Lluís Malet
  • Pierpaolo Verga
Editors
  • Ariel Frajnd
  • Anabela Lattanzio
  • Mariano Saban
Production companies
  • BTF Media
  • Dhana Media
  • Raze
DistributorAmazon Prime Video
Release
Original release29 October 2021 (2021-10-29)

Maradona, sueño bendito (English: Maradona: Blessed Dream) is a biographical drama television series. The series stars Juan Palomino, Nazareno Casero, Nicolás Goldschmidt, Julieta Cardinali, Laura Esquivel, Mercedes Morán, Peter Lanzani, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Marcelo Mazzarello, and Pepe Monje. Before the series premiere, it was confirmed that the series was renewed for a second 10-episode season.[1] The series premiered on 29 October 2021 on Amazon Prime Video.[2][3]

Synopsis[edit]

Maradona: Blessed Dream follows the controversial life of legendary footballer Diego Armando Maradona. A boy from Argentina with a dream of greatness, made his mark in the international football league, earning himself a well-deserved place in history. Living a life strewn with drugs, sex and public scrutiny, he played by his own rules regardless of the consequence. Watch the man who took the football world by storm and made his way into the hearts of millions.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2021)[edit]

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No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [5]
1"Promise"
(Promesa)
Alejandro AimettaSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaOctober 29, 2021 (2021-10-29)
2"Dictation"
(Dictado)
Alejandro AimettaSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaOctober 29, 2021 (2021-10-29)
3"Machine"
(Máquina)
Alejandro AimettaSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaOctober 29, 2021 (2021-10-29)
4"South American"
(Sudaca)
Alejandro Aimetta & Roger GualSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaOctober 29, 2021 (2021-10-29)
5"Broken"
(Roto)
Alejandro Aimetta & Roger GualSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaOctober 29, 2021 (2021-10-29)
6"Vesuvius"
(Vesubio)
Alejandro Aimetta & Eddardo De AngelisSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaNovember 5, 2021 (2021-11-05)
7"Free"
(Libre)
Alejandro Aimetta & Eddardo De AngelisSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaNovember 5, 2021 (2021-11-05)
8"Christian"
(Cristiana)
Alejandro Aimetta & Eddardo De AngelisSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaNovember 12, 2021 (2021-11-12)
9"Captain"
(Capitán)
Alejandro AimettaSilvina Olschansky, Guillermo Salmerón & Alejandro AimettaNovember 19, 2021 (2021-11-19)
10"God"
(Dios)
TBATBANovember 25, 2021 (2021-11-25)

Production [edit]

Development[edit]

In 2018, it was reported that Amazon Prime Video was developing a biographical series based on Diego Maradona's life.[6][7] The series is written by Guillerno Salmerón and Silvina Olschansky and directed by Alejandro Aimetta.[8]

Filming[edit]

In 2019, the series was filmed in places such as Argentina, Barcelona, Naples, Seville, Italy and Mexico.[9]

Release[edit]

The series premiered on Amazon Prime Video on 29 October 2021.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ eduardotv. ""La serie es una producción espectacular"". Television.com.ar (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-05-28.
  2. ^ admintv. "Los tres actores elegidos para interpretar a Maradona en su nueva serie". Television.com.ar (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-05-28.
  3. ^ a b "Amazon le pone fecha de estreno a la serie de Maradona". Digital Trends Español. 2021-09-02. Retrieved 2021-10-02.
  4. ^ "Así es 'Maradona: Sueño bendito', la serie de Amazon Prime Video que ha causado la ira de su familia". El Español (in Spanish). 2021-05-06. Retrieved 2021-06-04.
  5. ^ "Shows A-Z – Maradona: Blessed Dream on Amazon". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 30, 2021.
  6. ^ Hipes, Patrick (2018-09-21). "Amazon Prime's Diego Maradona Biopic Series Sets Cast". Deadline. Retrieved 2021-05-29.
  7. ^ "La serie biográfica de Maradona es una realidad. Aquí todos los detalles". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-05-29.
  8. ^ Semana (2020-12-22). "Se filtra tráiler de la serie de Diego Armando Maradona: estos son los detalles". Semana.com Últimas Noticias de Colombia y el Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-05-29.
  9. ^ "Sueño bendito, the TV miniseries on the life of Diego Armando Maradona: it is also shot in Naples". Napolike.it. 2019-01-31. Retrieved 2021-05-29.

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