Los Angeles: Acclaimed actor Luca Zingaretti has been signed on to play the lead position in Italian jail drama The King from European pay-TV operator Sky Italia. The 58-year-old Italian star is thought for enjoying Salvo Montalbano in thriller collection Inspector Montalbano, primarily based on the character and novels created by Andrea Camilleri. According to Deadline, the present is being produced for Sky by Lorenzo Mieli’s firm The Apartment in collaboration with Wildside, producer of The New Pope and My Brilliant Friend.
The story is ready within the jail of San Michele the place Bruno Testori (Zingaretti), the director, applies his personal thought of justice. But when his kingdom dangers collapse, threatened by an imminent hazard, Bruno finds himself combating essentially the most troublesome struggle of his life, the synopsis reads.
The eight-episode present has roped in 1992 helmer Giuseppe Gagliardi as director. Stefano Bises, Peppe Fiore, Bernardo Pellegrini, and Davide Serino have penned the screenplay. Bruno Testori is a sullen, majestic, perverse, and controversial character, a king. Playing him is a problem that I instantly accepted and which I discover enthralling, seeing how he continues to develop web page after web page, Zingaretti mentioned. Production on The King is ready to start by the top of this 12 months or early 2021 in Rome, Turin, and Trieste. PTI SHD SHD 09191252 NNNN.