The novel M. The son of the centurypublished by Bompiani and written by Antonio Scurati, will become one TV series for Sky: here’s what we know about when it comes outon cast and where to see it in stream.
The TV version of M. The son of the century will be scanned in 8 episodesas they reveal advances reports released by Sky in the vicinity of filming.
The story is that of birth of fascismwhich in the 1920s went from an anti-socialist movement to a real party. Benito Mussolini he was the founder, before reaching the summit of political power and becoming the absolute head of state.
Excluded from the socialist worldMussolini had gathered around him the discontent of the petty bourgeois proposing a confused drawing of social harmony and political representation.
Assisted by squadristi, sowed terror among the forces of the left, and thanks to a political party more concerned by the spread of Communism than by right-wing extremism, the Duce managed to impose himself with the March on Rome and get to form a first cabinet.
The TV series of M. The son of the century will stop as per advances al speech that Mussolini pronounced in Parliament after the Matteotti assassination. The period of time that the project plans to consider, therefore, will go from 1919 to 1925.
Of this period we will not only investigate the dynamics that guaranteed a government to Mussolini. In fact, the future Duce will be studied also privatestarting from love sphere on which literature and chronicles would later embroider so much.
Which was the real relationship between Mussolini and his wife Rachele? And what other relationships did he entertain the Duce with the women who circled around him?
Cast M. Child of the Century
Many actors of our cinema and our TV involved in cast of the series M. The son of the century: that’s who they are and what characters they will play.
- Luca Marinelli it’s Mussolini
- Diana Manea
- Frances Osso
- Antonio Perretta
- Thomas Cardarelli
- Thomas Spider
- Beatrice Verzotti
- Giulia Heathfield DiRenzi
- Paolo Musio
- Alberto Onofrietti
- Raffaele Esposito
Marinelli’s involvement (They called him Jeeg Robot d’Acciaio) in the project was made official in October 2022. At the moment he is the only one of the protagonists whose character he will play is known.
The director of all the episodes will instead be Joe Wrightpicked up by Sky and The Apartment Pictures for Wright directed Black Mirror and has worked for the cinema on the adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, Atonement, Anna Kareninaall starring Keira Knightley.
Shooting M. The son of the century
The he resumed by M. The son of the century I am start at Cinecittà Studios in October 2022 and will continue until at least the end of the year. It will mainly be shot in Rome or in any case in Italy.
In November 2022 Sky released the first stage images in which Luca Marinelli wore the role of Mussolini.
Stream Sky and NOW
All the episodes of M. The son of the century they will land on Sky at the time of release, since the TV series is exclusive to the satellite platform which will make the show available streaming. Not only on the services linked to Sky, from SkyGo to SkyQ, but also through the NOW service, where M. The son of the century can be followed in live streaming or on demand.
Sky is a subscription service that requires the installation of a satellite dish or the use of an internet connection such as Fiber in the case of SkyQ or Sky Glass. NOW is a streaming platform available at a cost of around €8 per month, with the possibility of suspending the subscription at any time.
When it comes out in Italy
one wonders when it comes out in Italy M. The son of the centuryand for the moment this question can only be answered: in 2023. Indeed, it is not known what exactly is the release date of the series, which will presumably air in the next television season, if not in the spring.
That way it won’t be too long since centenary of the March on Rome with which Mussolini, in ’22, convinced the government forces to assign him the first cabinet.