Netflix confirmed for 2022 the premiere of a series about the life of Ayrton Senna, the three-time champion F1 who lost his life during the Grand Prix of San Marino of 1994.
With the production of Fabiano and Caio Gullane, the series will consist of eight chapters which will be filmed in various locations around the world and will have the participation of the family of the idol from São Paulo.
“It is very special to announce that we will tell the story that only a few people know about him. The Senna family is committed to making this project totally unique and unprecedented. And nobody better than Netflix, which has a global reach, to be our partner ", She said Viviane senna, sister of the pilot.
“Senna is the kind of person we need. A young man who fought for his dreams and faced many obstacles to represent a nation. Senna unites Brazil ”, stated the Gullanes about this project.
While Maria Angela de Jesus, director of original productions of Netflix in Brazil, assured: “Senna began her journey in São Paulo and conquered the world. We are honored to bring his inspirational journey to all of his fans wherever they are. Ayrton Senna has a legacy that spans generations and borders and Netflix is proud to deliver this fresh look at the man behind the racing driver to its subscribers in more than 190 countries. "
Motorsports is nothing new to Netflix. Drive to Survive, the series that recounts the most intimate aspects of F.1, is now in its second season. In addition, this year he released a documentary about the life of Juan Manuel Fangio.
The checkered line is in sight. 🏁 The story behind the Brazilian hero and world famous Formula One racer Ayrton Senna, will be adapted into a limited series of 8 episodes. Only on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/JTUQlfXCuR
- Netflix Latin America (@NetflixLAT) September 3, 2020