The film industry has accustomed us to the fact that it loves to create documentaries about outstanding figures from the world of sports. An excellent example can be used here, for example The Last Dance from Netflix. Soon, Leo Messi will join the group of heroes who can boast of “his own” series. In this case, however, we will encounter a slightly different visual form.
Sony’s Leo Messi Animation is Coming!
Leo Messi for years, it has been extremely successful not only in the sports arena, but also in the cultural and media arena. The status that the Argentine achieved after his December triumph at the World Cup in Qatar, made Sony immediately contact his surroundings. Of course, the Japanese company was not about giving the player a personalized PlayStation 5 or a new TV. It was the topic of conversation an offer to create an animated series about a 35-year-old soccer player.
Eventually, both sides came to an agreement, and The already approved production will focus on the entire life of Leo Messi, so its first episodes will revolve around the Argentine’s childhood and his first steps in professional football. According to Sony’s vision, the target group of the series is to be young people. Nevertheless, we can certainly say that this is a production that will really interest all football fans.
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Sony is already working on the animation, which is being created in several languages (including Spanish and English). He spoke about the whole project Fernando Cabralthe Vice President of Business Development at Sony Music Entertainment.
Our company’s collaboration with Lionel Messi on this series aims to showcase the strength and lessons of sport through the greatest footballer in history and one of the greatest athletes in history. It’s an honor for us. We look forward to bringing this masterpiece to the screens of viewers of all ages around the globe.
Unfortunately, at the moment we still do not know the premiere date of the series and how it will be distributed.