“Piedone” the TV Series
Salvatore Esposito will be “Piedone” in the Sky Studios, Titanus and Wildside series announced at the Casa del Cinema, on the occasion of the presentation of the new projects of the historic Italian film and television production and distribution house, due out between 2023 and 2024.
Four Legacy titles have been announced! Among which “Piedone”, in which a young contemporary investigator takes over from the legendary commissioner Rizzo, played in 1973 by Bud Spencer, to solve the most incredible cases in Naples today. Salvatore Esposito, here as the protagonist and co-author of the subject.
“Not a parody, not something that offends the fans, first of all because I’m the first fan of Piedone,” said Salvatore Esposito, Genny Savastano di Gomorra who will play him and who is among the authors of the screenplay. “Do not demean the story or the quality, in a word respect it, is what we want – continued Esposito – He was a superhero, he protected the weakest, like all the kids of that time I grew up with that big man. With Maradona, Totò and De Filippo, Bud is the Neapolitan spirit that I feel mine “. The series is approved by the Pedersoli family, which has historical ties with the Lombardo family: the widow Maria Amato is the daughter of the legendary Peppino Amato, producer of Totò, De Sica and della Dolce Vita. “From killer to the smile of a gentle giant, Salvatore is perfect for us,” said Bud’s son Giuseppe.
You just have to wait with anticipation for other news!