Nicolás Goldschmidt, Nazareno Casero and Juan Palomino get into his skin to recreate different stages of his life in the creation of Amazon Prime Video.
As a tribute to Diego Armando Maradona on his 60th birthday, the Amazon Prime Video platform released today on its social networks the first frames from the biographical series Maradona: Blessed Dream, in which you can see the amazing resemblance they achieved Nicolas Goldschmidt, Homemade Nazareno Y Juan Palomino to embody it in the different stages of his life.
“Today 60 years ago a legend was born” and soon the world will know his story. “Maradona: Blessed Dream. Coming soon to Amazon Prime Video “, says the brief text that accompanies four images published on the platform’s Twitter and Instagram accounts.
In them you can see the child Maradona from the stage of the Cebollitas, when he still lived in Villa Fiorito; and that of the initial stages in Argentinos Juniors (Goldschmidt), when he stood out as a crack that would attract the attention of the football planet.
In the third image you can see Maradona from the most glorious stage (Casero), singing the anthem with the Argentine shirt in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. Finally, the fourth frame shows 10 at maturity and already retired, with a Juan Palomino who had to transform his physique until he was confused with the Maradona of his tribute party, carried out in La Bombonera, in November 2001.
The premiere date of the series on the streaming platform It was scheduled for this October 30, as part of the celebration of the new decade of the 10, but finally the initial schedule was discarded and for now the launch day is a secret. While some sources indicate that it is expected to be finally launched before the end of the year, at the beginning of September it transpired that its airing would be postponed until 2021.
Written by Guillermo Salmerón and Silvina Olschansky, and directed by Alejandro Aimetta, the proposal generated media convulsion since it was announced, and there are rumors that indicate that some of the people who will be portrayed in the story believe that they will not be given the best image.
As is known, the series will begin with the dramatic situation that led the former player to be admitted to the Cantegril sanatorium in Punta del Este in 2000. According to what was revealed in a broadcast of the Intruders program, the scene would show a Guillermo Cóppola portrayed by Leonardo Sbaraglia, “taking short jumps and dodging puddles, very focused on taking care of the luxury slippers that he is wearing.”
In the same broadcast, a series of conditions that Maradona put so that the project could be carried out, many of which pointed against different actions that his ex-wife, Claudia Villafañe, would have done against him, related to the purchase of property and infidelities.
In addition, among the 14 points raised by the current technical director of Gymnastics and fencing of La Plata, one stands out in which he ensures that it was his former father-in-law, Coco Villafañe, who introduced him to drug use, and that it was with him that he first used cocaine. However, Dalma Maradona assured that her father told Claudia that he was not the one who wrote that list.
Shot in Mexico, Argentina, Spain and Italy, Blessed Dream It has a cast of prominent actors and actresses, including Julieta Cardinali, Laura Esquivel, Mercedes Morán, Peter Lanzani and Pepe Monje, among others.