The series will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on October 29, 2021.
Amazon Prime Video has dropped the trailer for its upcoming series titled Maradona: Blessed Dream. The series follows the controversial life of legendary footballer Diego Armando Maradona. The trailer gives a glimpse into a little boy from Argentina with a dream of greatness. He made his mark in the international football league and went on to earn himself a well-deserved place in history.
However, the trailer also shows Maradona living a life strewn with drugs, sex and public scrutiny. But that did not stop the football legend from playing by his own rules regardless of the consequence. Maradona will showcase his humble beginnings and his unforgettable career ranging from Barcelona to Napoli. The series will also show his role in taking to win the World Cup in Mexico in 1986.
Maradona will be releasing in India in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Malayalam and English languages. The series features Esteban Recagno in the titular role as Diego Maradona along with Ezequiel Stremiz and Luciano Vittori in the lead roles.
Meanwhile, Julieta Cardinali, Laura Esquivel, Mercedes Morán, Pepe Monje and Peter Lanzani also feature prominently in the series.
Alejandro Aimetta is the showrunner of Maradona and he also directed one episode. The series has been extensively shot in Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay.
Talking about the series, in a statement, Sushant Sreeram, the Director of Marketing at Amazon Prime Video India stated, "Maradona: Blessed Dream goes beyond being just a biopic and narrates a tale that is inspiring, relatable and enjoyable for everyone."
The first five episodes will be out on Amazon Prime Video on October 29, 2021. While the streaming platform will drop the next two episodes on November 5. Then one episode each will be out on November 12, 19 and 26 respectively.