It was a roller-coaster experience for actors Nazareno Casero and Juan Palomino to play Diego Maradona in Maradona: Blessed Dream, a present that explores completely different aspects of the soccer legend’s life.
The present, which at present streams on Amazon Prime Video, charts Maradona’s humble beginnings in Argentina, his game-changing profession by Barcelona and Napoli, and his position in taking his nationwide staff to win the World Cup in Mexico in 1986.
The 60-year-old footballer died in November 2020 following a cardiac arrest, two weeks after present process surgical procedure to take away a blood clot in his mind.
Maradona: Blessed Dream stars Argentine actors Nazareno Casero, Juan Palomino and Nicolas Goldschmidt, who portrayed Diego Armando Maradona by completely different phases of his life within the collection.
“It was a roller coaster ride and this is what the series wants to show. The series presents so many chapters from Madonna’s life. And we showed some very specific ones. We could say that Madonna lived many lives in one life,” Casero advised PTI in a Zoom interview.
For Palomino, the chance to painting the soccer star was an opportunity of a lifetime.
“As an Argentine, it was the opportunity to perform such an iconic character. It was an honour and pride, especially as it comes along with such an amazing production. We knew that the project would go high places and will be known worldwide because the production was very solid,” he stated. Palomino stated Maradona was somebody who was each a insurgent and a flamboyant particular person.
“His life was 360 degrees. It was important to understand his time, not only in Argentina but the time he had to live and go through in Argentina and in Europe as well. It was the man against power. It was a man who spoke for those left behind. It was important to explore the man, his construct and his identity. He was someone who was a rebel and irreverent. And at the same time, he could show solidarity for those left behind,” he added.
Maradona: Blessed Dream additionally stars Julieta Cardinali, Laura Esquivel, Mercedes Moran, Pepe Monje and Peter Lanzani in distinguished roles.
Produced by BTF Media, in co-production with Dhana Media and Latin We, the biographical collection was filmed on location in Argentina, Spain, Italy, Uruguay and Mexico. Alejandro Aimetta serves because the showrunner and director of the episodes filmed in Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay, and can be one of many present’s writers alongside Guillermo Salmeron and Silvina Olschansky.
Roger Gual and Edoardo De Angelis directed episodes shot in Spain and Italy, respectively. Francisco Cordero, Liliana Moyano, Mari Urdaneta, Ricardo Coeto and Luis Balaguer function the chief producers.