Seven characters in search of an author’s escape, seven protagonists, ready for anything, just not to get caught. After the first season, the journey of Celebrity Hunted – Manhunt now continues its path in putting suspense and adrenaline back into circulation, in real life thriller exclusively on Amazon Prime Video since June 18, an “action movie”, from film production, extremely capable of mixing genres and languages ”, underlined Nicole Morganti, Head of Italian Originals Amazon Studios.
Hunters and wanted people, guards and thieves, therefore, again competing at a distance, for 14 days around Italy, divided between chases and disguises, game dynamics, misdirections and strategies. On the one hand, analysts, professional investigators, experts in cyber security, profiler e human tracker, against, on the other hand, popular icons from cinema, music, entertainment, deprived of mobile phones, with little money in their pockets, helped by some special accomplice (among others, Zucchero Fornaciari, Miriam Leone and Giorgio Pasotti) and a basic rule: to remain anonymous, to firmly guard their freedom. To give a face this time to reality, produced by Endemol Shine Italy (based on an original English series created by Shine TV, ed), There are Vanessa Incontrada, she who will soon play a new fiction, Fosca Innocenti, at the head of an investigation team, Stefano Accorsi, Diletta Leotta, and the couples formed by M ¥ ss Keta -Elodie, and that of Achille Lauro-Boss Doms.
Perfect, in a different way, in getting into the fugitives on duty, trying to get around the obstacle (and the vice) of those who just want to locate them. Men, women, determined not to give up, someone also looking for a real personal challenge, some to improvise, to sleep and eat. Aspiring Italian Thelma & Louise, unexpected surprises, all, however, united by the desire to question themselves in an unprecedented and competitive way, thus showing new nuances of their personalities and overcoming their respective anxieties.
“As much as one can program there is always the unexpected, we are famous for our spirit of survival, Achille Lauro and Boss Doms jokingly say, we did some good program camps, they are probably the funniest and worst at the same time. Perhaps more than instinct, we have been unconscious. Sugar’s house? They would never find us, we could go around and stay there all the time.”
“I discovered that I was very good at reading street maps, when I was born, in 1990, then there were phones, so it became my fetish gadget”, she confides amused. Elodie, who claims the complementary strength created with M ¥ ss Keta.
“In the beginning I focused on avoiding the main routes. Some of the most improvised ideas were born, however, talking with friends, another point of view helps you, says Stefano Accorsi, this year he has also become Artistic Director of the Teatro della Pergola in Florence – We do not realize how much we are conditioned by ourselves, too, it is a very tiring coexistence at times. And from him comes a nice greeting, addressed to his friend Claudio Santamaria, one of last year’s winners. “They say that this season the level has risen, if they chose me there must be a reason”.