ExclusiveDisney + Star’s new global streaming service commissioned the mafia series, coined it The last kingdom And the Central Baghdad Writer Stephen Bouchard is co-produced by two high-profile groups in the United Kingdom and Italy.
Exclusively revealed by Deadline Today, Good moms It forms part of the Disney + Starr original European asset list, and promises to tell the story of how Italian mob bosses were targeted by prosecutors by their wives and daughters.
The six-part series consists of Brexit: the non-civil war House Productions and Wildside, the Fremantle-backed Italian producer behind HBO’s We are who we are. It is adapted from a book of the same name by award-winning journalist Alex Perry.
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Good moms It tells the true story of how three brave women within Calabria’s infamous Ndrangheta mafia worked with the new chief prosecutor, Alessandra Seretti, to bring down the criminal empire.
Deadline heard that the project was first introduced to Disney by House Productions in the UK, but Mouse House wanted to tell the story in the most original way possible, so he paired the company with Wildside, who is also behind My brilliant friend.
This meant that the drama had moved from being originally an English series, to now being produced in Italian. Bouchard wrote pilot scripts, but the remainder of the series must be written before production begins. The executive producers are Juliet Howell and Tessa Ross from House Productions, and Mario Gianani and Lorenzo Gangarossa in Wildside.
Howell said Good moms It is a story of a mafia that violates conventions and keeps all the influential elements in the gangster saga. She told The Deadline: “Stephen has written elaborate scripts that neither celebrate or glorify male violence, nor focus on the practical details of the global crime syndicate.
“Good moms It tells about women, not as accessories, but as completely round characters in their own right; As wives, mothers and daughters, they demonstrate incredible courage, determination and courage in the face of the hatred of their murderous husbands, fathers and brothers. It’s an intimate and authentic emotional thriller story that gives these women and their children a voice. “
Good moms It is one of three Italian originals revealed by Disney + as part of its European launch. The other two Ignorant angelsAn eight-part romantic drama based on the Italian box office of 2001 Le Viet Egnurante, And a new season of in-show series for Fox Networks, Boris. The series was commissioned by Diego London, Executive Vice President of Disney Media Networks and Content in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and William Kellan, Vice President of Original Content in the region.
House Productions has a bit of a purple patch for now. he makes Test James Graham’s latest series, BBC drama Sherwood, As well as the adaptation of Kate Atkinson’s best-selling award-winning novel Life after life British broadcaster. The company has also partnered with Netflix on a modified Stuart Turton murder mystery Evelyn Hardcastle Seven dies. Sophie Petzal writes the seven-part series.