Disney has announced a number of new Italian “Star Originals” which will be coming to Disney+ in Italy. One of the new shows is called “The Ignorant Angels“.
This romantic drama has been inspired by the Italian box office hit and cultural sensation Le Fate Ignoranti, “The Ignorant Angels” is a Star Original series from Turkish-Italian director Ferzan Ozpetek. When Antonia’s husband Massimo is killed in a car accident, she discovers that he has been having a same-sex affair with a man named Michele. She’s devastated at the news, but the straight-laced Antonia finds herself building an unexpected and moving friendship with Michele and his circle of misfit eccentrics.
The Ignorant Angels is produced by R&C Productions. Other Italian “Star Originals” include “Boris” and ” The Good Mothers“.
Diego Londono, EVP, Media Networks and Content, The Walt Disney Company EMEA commented: “Our commissioning strategy showcases our commitment to producing world-class original content, tailored to local markets but with the creative ambition to appeal to audiences across the globe. Europe has a global reputation as a creative powerhouse, which combined with Disney’s expertise in high-quality storytelling and its relationships with top talent on and off screen will ensure Disney+ is the go-to destination for compelling and engaging entertainment in Europe.”
Liam Keelan, Vice President Original Content, The Walt Disney Company EMEA commented: “These first ten projects embody our ambitious vision for local production. Our initial European offering underscores Disney’s regional commitment to outstanding and diverse talent, reflecting our desire to work with the very best storytellers in the industry.”
No release date for Disney+ in Italy has yet been announced.
Are you looking forward to seeing “The Ignorant Angels” on Disney+ in Italy?