Prime Video has broadcast the Italian episode of the Russo Brothers’ global sci-fi event series citadel into production and cast Matilda de Angelis (The doom, Leonardo) starred as Amazon Italy executives touted the streamer’s local growth here at Rome’s MIA market today.
de Angelis recently made her international breakthrough in the limited series by Susanne Bier The doom, alongside Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. It earned her the Grandi Serie Silver Ribbon Award for International Performance of the Year 2021.
The Italian citadelcurrently untitled and part of Prime Video and AGBO’s extensive spy series, is produced in Italy by Cattleya, part of ITV Studios.
The other cast includes Lorenzo Cervasio, Maurizio Lombardi, Thekla Reuten, Julian Piaton, Filippo Nigro and Bernhard Schütz. Arnaldo Catinari (Suburra: Blood on Rome) is directing and Alessandro Fabbri is the main writer. Gina Gardeni (Gomorrah, ZeroZeroZero) is showrunner.
Cattleya’s Riccardo Tozzi, Marco Chimenz, Giovanni Stabilini, Gina Gardini are producing with Amazon Studios and AGBO’s Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Mike Larocca, Angela Russo-Ostot, Scott Nemes and David Weil (Hunter) Supervising the production of the Italian original and all series worldwide citadel Universe. Josh Applebaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg serve as Executive Producers on “Midnight Radio” of the untitled Italian original and all worldwide series citadel Universe.
“We are delighted to be collaborating with Cattleya and some of Italy’s most respected, prolific and creative teams to raise the bar for our local productions with this exciting and ambitious production. We are excited that Italy will lead AGBO as the first local original in this visionary franchise,” said Morganti. “The Italian Original series is set to be an epic television event and we can’t wait to share it with our Prime Video audiences in Italy and around the world.”
“Amazon and the citadel Franchises have given AGBO a remarkable opportunity to work with top talent from around the world, and Italy is no exception,” said Angela Russo-Otstot, President of Creative at AGBO and Executive Producer. “As big fans of Cattleya, we were given a front row seat for their superior work and leadership and it was a thrill. Along with David Weil, we are honored to work with Gina, Alessandro, all the writers and the outstanding cast of this incredible series.”
“citadel is an exceptionally ambitious and challenging project and it is an honor to be a part of it,” commented Riccardo Tozzi, Founder and President of Cattleya. “The Italian series is a spy story with elements of action, adventure and fantasy – the genre is simply unprecedented for Italy and for Cattleya. But even with its own creative and stylistic uniqueness, it fits into the fascinating citadel Universe. We are excited to have embarked on this journey with amazing partners at Amazon Studios and all the talent involved. citadel is new energy for us and, we believe, for Italian series.”
As already announced, Priyanka Chopra Jonas (quantico), Richard Madden (bodyguard) and Stanley Tucci (The hunger Games saga) will star within the first series citadel Universe derived from the Russo Brothers AGBO. Additional national language citadel Productions are also in the works including a confirmed India Original series developed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK (The family man).
Italian actress and singer Matilda De Angelis made her acting debut on television with the hit series Tutto può succedere in 2015. In recent years she starred in the historical drama Leonardo and made her international breakthrough in Susanne Bier’s limited television series, The doom, alongside Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. For this role, De Angelis won the 2021 Grandi Serie Silver Ribbon Award for International Performance of the Year. That same year, she also won the David Di Donatello Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film rose island. Previously, De Angelis was awarded the prestigious European Film Promotion (EFP) Shooting Star in 2018. Her upcoming projects include feature films Rob Mussolini and Across the river and into the treesDirected by Paula Ortiz.
The untitled citadel Italian original series will join the thousands of TV shows and films in the Prime Video catalogue, including original Italian productions prism, Bang Bang Baby, Gianluca Vacchi: Mucho Más, Laura Pausini – Nice to meet you, All or Nothing: Juventus, Anni da Cane, Dinner Club, Vita da Carlo, FERRO, Promi hunted – Caccia all’uomo S1 and S2 and LOL: Chi ride it fuori S1 and S2; award-winning series such asfleasack and The wonderful Mrs. Maisel, US hits like The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Boys, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Coming 2 America, Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse, Good Omens, and carnival row, in addition to licensed content and exclusive live coverage in Italy of the 16 most important Wednesday night matches of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup for three seasons starting in 2021/22. More Italian original series, shows and films are announced autumn blow, That villain, everybody loves diamonds, Celebrity Chased – Caccia all’uomo S3, dinner club S2, LOL Christmas and The Ferragnez – La SerieS2.