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Introducing IL MIRACOLO (The Miracle)

7 July 2017

A series created by NICCOLÒ AMMANITI

An original Sky production

Produced by Mario Gianani and Lorenzo Mieli for Wildside

In co-production with Arte France and Kwaï 

CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION IN ROME

STARRING GUIDO CAPRINO, ALBA ROHRWACHER, LORENZA INDOVINA, ELENA LIETTI and TOMMASO RAGNO

During a raid in a mafia boss’s hideout, a plastic statuette of a Madonna that sheds tears of blood is found. There’s no answer to the mystery, but the power of the enigma brings madness to everyone who comes into contact with it, changing the direction of their lives forever.

Rome, July 7th 2017 – Shooting has begun in Rome for IL MIRACOLO (THE MIRACLE) by the Strega Prize award-winning and best-selling Italian author Niccolò Ammaniti. An original Sky series, the eight episodes will be executive produced by Mario Gianani and Lorenzo Mieli for Wildside, in coproduction with Arte and Kwaï. FremantleMedia International will distribute the series globally.

Niccolò Ammaniti will serve as the series showrunner, co-writing the screenplay with Francesca Manieri, Francesca Marciano and Stefano Bises, and co-directing with Francesco Munzi and Lucio Pellegrini.

Casting for the series includes Guido Caprino (I Vicerè, Sweet Dreams, and the TV series In Treatment, 1992 and 1993), Alba Rohrwacher (The Solitude of Prime Numbers, Hungry Hearts, Perfect Strangers, the Italian version of In Treatment and Ismael’s Ghosts), Lorenza Indovina (The Truce, A Love, The Past Is a Foreign Land, Whatsoeverly, Before Night Falls), Elena Lietti (Like Crazy, The Red and the Blue) and Tommaso Ragno (Me and You and the TV series 1992 and 1993).

Wildside is part of FremantleMedia, one of the largest creators, producers and distributors of television brands in the world.