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Sep 27, 2022

Netflix Has Greenlit ‘Supersex’ Series Inspired by Italian Porn Star Rocco Siffredi

Alessandro Borghi has been tapped to play Rocco in Netflix’s upcoming title Supersex.

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The upcoming Italian series, Supersex, is based on the life and career of notorious Italian porn star Rocco Siffredi, aka “Buttman.” Alessandro Borghi, star of Netflix’s mafia drama series Suburra and 2022 Cannes jury prize winner The Eight Mountains, will play the lead character. Jasmine Trinca, Adriano Giannini co-star with Saul Nanni playing the protagonist as a young man. The upcoming seven-episode series would be “freely inspired” by Siffredi’s life and career, as well as from direct testimony from Siffredi according to Netflix. Supersex plans to tell the “soup-to-nuts” story of Rocco. The series will go from his childhood and family origins through to his “relationship with love” that led him to pursue a career in porn. Created and written by Francesca Manieri, the series is directed by Matteo Rovere, Francesco Carrozzini and Francesca Mazzoleni.