Fb appears set to capitalise on the World Cup fever at present sweeping over the globe. It is reportedly in talks to supply a actuality TV present based mostly across the lifetime of celebrity footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
Having already labored with the social community on a scripted drama focussing on a feminine soccer crew in New York, Variety is now reporting that Ronaldo is lining up a $10 million greenback deal for a 13-episode behind the scenes take a look at his life.
Whereas Selection’s sources debate how far alongside the talks have progressed, it is stated that manufacturing firm Matador and publicists Faith of Sport would crew up on the present.
Whether or not producing their very own content material or just distributing Hollywood’s best, the tech giants Google, Apple, Amazon and, in fact, Netflix, all do a effective commerce with video content material. It is one thing that Fb has tried with middling success.
It tried to courtroom sports activities followers with stay baseball streams, nevertheless it was solely LaVar Ball’s actuality junior basketball present that basically discovered an viewers.
Might Fb take a look at the same football-themed present for Ronaldo? One of the crucial recognisable and gifted sports activities stars on the planet, he’d definitely be a bankable star.