Entertainment10 March 2020
new Netflix Italian original series produced by Cattleya
WILL PREMIERE GLOBALLY ON NETFLIX ON APRIL 29TH
Netflix announces that the Italian original series Summertime will premiere on Netflix globally on April 29th, 2020. Available from today first images from set and the first clip from the series.
The main cast of the new Netflix original series produced by Cattleya - part of ITV Studios - includes newcomers as well as young revelations: Coco Rebecca Edogamhe, in her debut, plays Summer while Ludovico Tersigni (SKAM Italia) will be Ale. Among other cast members, Andrea Lattanzi (On My Skin) is Dario and, in their debuts, Amanda Campana as Sofia, Giovanni Maini as Edo and Alicia Ann Edogamhe as Blue.
Summertime is a modern love story set during the summer on Italy’s Adriatic Coast. An undeniable attraction brings together Ale and Summer, who come from very different worlds. He is an ex motorcycle champion, wild and determined to take back the reins of his life. She refuses to conform her life to the masses and dreams of flying far away, but she knows she is the glue that holds her family together. Their love will blossom as the first umbrellas open on the beach and grow strong and vibrant with the summer sun. For both, these holidays will be an unforgettable journey that will take them far from who they were before they met.
The series, in 8 episodes, is inspired by the novel by Federico Moccia “Tre metri sopra il cielo” and directed by Lorenzo Sportiello and Francesco Lagi. The writers are Sofia Assirelli, Enrico Audenino, Mirko Cetrangolo, Daniela Delle Foglie, Daniela Gambaro, Francesco Lagi, Vanessa Picciarelli, Anita Rivaroli.
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Cattleya is Italy’s leading independent film and TV drama producer. The company has produced over 70 feature films and several tv series, including Gomorrah the series, Suburra and Anything Can Happen. In 2019 Cattleya has produced the TV series Petra, based on the novels by Alicia Giménez-Bartlett; the second season of Carlo and Malik; the procedural Masantonio; the romantic series Summertime; the international high-end series ZeroZeroZero based on the book by Roberto Saviano and the movie L’Immortale, spin-off of Gomorrah the series directed by Marco D’Amore. Cattleya is also in an advanced stage of development on Django, based on the cult spaghetti-western film, and several TV series in Italian, English, German and Spanish. Together with Riccardo Tozzi, founder of Cattleya, the Company is headed up by Giovanni Stabilini and Marco Chimenz, both CEO’s, Francesca Head of Development and Producer and Gina Gardini, Producer. In 2017, ITV Studios, the UK’s biggest production and distribution company, acquired a majority stake in Cattleya.
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