A series years in the making, the teaser trailer for the hotly-anticipated Amazon Original series, Maradona: Sueño Bendito, was released this morning giving audiences around the world a look at this compelling series has in store. Maradona: Sueño Bendito will premiere later in 2021 exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
Produced by BTF Media, in coproduction with Dhana Media and Latin We, the biographical series was filmed on location in Argentina, Spain, Italy, Uruguay, and Mexico and features 10 one-hour long episodes capturing key moments along with the life and career of the legendary soccer star.
Maradona: Sueño Bendito stars Nazareno Casero (Historia de un Clan), Juan Palomino (Magnifica 70) and Nicolas Goldschmidt (Supermax) portraying Diego Armando Maradona throughout his life and prolific career, from his humble beginnings in the town of Fiorito in his home country of Argentina, to his game changing career through Barcelona and Napoli, finally the series will portray his key role in taking his national team to win the World Cup in Mexico in ’86. Also prominently featured in the series are Julieta Cardinali (En Terapia, Valentin), Laura Esquivel (Patito Feo), Mercedes Morán (Diarios de Motocicleta), Pepe Monje (Amor en Custodia) and Peter Lanzani (El Clan).
The series is led by Alejandro Aimetta as showrunner and director of the episodes filmed in Argentina, Mexico, and Uruguay, and is also one of the show’s writers alongside Guillermo Salmerón (El Marginal) and Silvina Olschansky (El Marginal). Roger Gual and Edoardo De Angelis directed episodes in Spain and Italy, respectively. The series executive production is under Francisco Cordero, Liliana Moyano, Mari Urdaneta, Ricardo Coeto and Luis Balaguer.