Diego Maradona is an upcoming American Documentary film directed by Asif Kapadia and written by Diego Armando Maradona. "Diego Maradona" Living myth, a legend in constant movement and renewal, Diego Armando Maradona is, was and will be one of the exclusive figures in the history of football and contemporary popular culture. As such, it has been the focus of reviews in movies and series. While Amazon's fiction is locked in judicial matters, a documentary directed by Asif Kapadia, the same director of the praised works on Airton Senna and Amy Winehouse, advances.
The production, of HBO, will be titled Diego Maradona, dry, and will be the summary of more than 500 hours of exclusive footage from the personal archives of Ten. The film covers its debut at Napoli in 1984 and has the participation of crack in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. The filmmaker told the IndieWire publication that he discovered Maradona in 1998, reading about him at a film school. But it wasn't until 2012, after Kapadia did the work on Senna, that producer Paul Martin called him about the possibility of gaining access to Diego's private images.
Principal photography commenced on February 28, 2019 in Washington, United States and concluded on May 16, 2019. The film is set for release on September 20, 2019.