Amazon Prime cancels Amancio Ortega series after six months of production

Amazon Prime Video
announced last October a premiere for this 2021 that gave a lot to talk about. It was about one Serie about the life of the Galician businessman Amancio Ortega, founder of Inditex. However, it seems that finally there will be no series. And is that after more than six months of work, the platform and the production companies involved in the production of the fiction have announced that the project has been canceled: “We have jointly agreed not to continue production of the series”.

The canceled fiction was based on the book ‘This is Amancio Ortega, the man who created Zara‘, written by Covadonga O’Shea, and was being produced by Ficción Producciones (‘Live without permission’,‘Codex‘) With the support of Radio Televisión de Galicia and FORTA. Specifically, it was to consist of a total of 8 episodes in which the successful career of the entrepreneur was reviewed.

Amancio Ortega is undoubtedly the most internationally recognized Spanish businessman and a key figure in the success of Spanish fashion worldwide with an incredible story, “he said. Ricardo Carbonero, a spokesperson for Amazon Prime Video, when the series was announced, it was going to also show “the more human and less known side”From the employer. “For six years we have been pursuing as producers and Galicians to bring to the screen the story of a simple man endowed with what only a few have,” also explained the executive producer of the series, Mamen Quintas.

Amancio Ortega, founder of Inditex.

The reasons for the cancellation of the fiction are unknown

At the moment, neither the producer nor the platform have given more details about the reasons for which it has been decided that the series will not finally see the light of day, according to ‘El País’. With the cancellation of the fiction of Amancio Ortega, Amazon Prime Video loses one of the great Spanish productions of the year. However, there are still great premieres scheduled, such as the new series ‘Temperance‘, the next March 26th, or the series’A private matter‘, In addition to the program ‘LOL: If you laugh, you lose‘, presented by Santiago Segura.