Netflix announced this Thursday a new original series for Brazil. It is a bioseries based on the life of the legendary Brazilian pilot Ayrton Senna. The project will be produced by Gullane, with the active participation of Senna’s family. The series will be produced in English and Portuguese and will premiere in 2022.
The eight-episode series will focus on Senna’s entire professional life, from his beginnings in the F1600 in England, to the accident he suffered in Imola, Italy, which resulted in his death on May 1st, 1994 The series will be filmed in various international locations, including Senna’s birthplace in São Paulo.
‘We are honored to bring his inspiring path to all of his fans, wherever they are. Ayrton Senna has a legacy that crosses borders and generations and Netflix is proud to be able to take his story to more than 190 countries’, said Maria Angela Jesus, Director, International Originals at Netflix in Brazil.