Netflix has announced that its next new motorsport series will be fictional drama series on the life and career of Ayrton Senna and it will be released in 2022.
After a successful two seasons of the Formula 1 series Drive to Survive, currently, they are filming the third season which has been affected by COVID-19 be living it will be very challenging and full of story season.
It follows the success of the Senna film, released in 2010, and Netflix's own Drive to Survive Formula 1 series that is currently filming its third season in 2020.
The mini-series will be in eight-part which will start when Senna moved to the UK in 1981 to race in the Formula Ford 1600 championship, with the conclusion of his last times in his life, the accident that caused his life at 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.
With a corporation between Senna’s Family and Netflix, they have arranged many locations that will be used for the new Senna mini-series, including sets such as the house where Senna grew up in Sao Paulo
"It is very special to be able to announce that we will tell the story that only a few people know about him," said Viviane Senna, Ayrton's sister.
"The Senna family is committed to making this project something totally unique and unprecedented. And no one better than Netflix, that has a global reach, to be our partner."
”Senna started his journey in Sao Paulo and conquered the world, we are honored to take his inspiring journey to all his fans, wherever they are," said Maria Angela de Jesus, director of original international productions at Netflix in Brazil.
"Ayrton Senna has a legacy that spans generations and boundaries and Netflix is proud to take this new look at the man behind the driver to subscribers in more than 190 countries."
It will be an inspiring series especially for the young generation who are growing in the vibes of motorsport, a generation who are dedicated to Netflix than anything in their lives, the Gullane brothers behind the production house said that Senna is "the type of person we need, a young man that fought for his dream and faced many obstacles in order to represent a nation".
The series will be shot in both English and Brazilian Portuguese and is scheduled for release in 2022.