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Universal Pictures readies “Ronaldo”

Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be the focus of British director Anthony Wonke's forthcoming documentary, Ronaldo.
June 10, 2015

Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be the focus of British director Anthony Wonke’s forthcoming documentary, Ronaldo.

Confirmed by the 30-year-old via Twitter, the feature film will follow Ronaldo throughout the rollercoaster 2014-15 season in Spain’s La Liga in which the Real Madrid C.F. player won his third Ballon d’Or, handed out by FIFA – soccer’s governing body – to the best footballer of the year.

Currently in post-production, the picture was produced by Paul Martin for We Came, We Saw, We Conquered Studios, and exec produced by James Gay-Rees and Asif Kapadia (Senna, Amy) for On the Corner Films.

Ronaldo will be distributed and produced by Universal Pictures and is slated to premiere in theaters this fall.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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