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“A very special team”, the new series based on a successful nineties of baseball girls

Comedy series about the World War II All-American Women’s Professional Baseball League. (Prime Video)

Did you know that women’s baseball teams emerged during World War II? Therefore, in 1992 a movie called A League of Their Own, that caused a sensation about it and was directed by a great woman; Penny Marshall (Tangled… but happy, 2016), a renowned American actress, producer and film director. Now said film will be adapted as a series by Amazon Studios.

Chanté Adams as one of the protagonists of "A very special team").  (Prime Video)
Chanté Adams as one of the protagonists of “A very special team”). (Prime Video)

The origin story of A very special team (A League of Their Own) He said that in 1943, while men were at war, baseball was about to disappear. But it was not so thanks to a group of women. At that time, the production was integrated by Geena Davis Y Lori Petty, who were part of the women’s team and had to show that they were capable of competing and fighting like men; confronting his sarcastic, cynical and always almost inebriated coach Jimmy, played by Tom Hanks.

Tom Hanks in "A Very Special Team," 1992. (Columbia Pictures)
Tom Hanks in “A Very Special Team,” 1992. (Columbia Pictures)

Now in 2022, this is an 8-episode comedy series about the World War II All-American Women’s Professional Baseball League, reminiscent of the light-hearted spirit of the Penny Marshallas she delves into the history of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball. Delve deeper into race and sexuality, following the journey of a new group of characters as they carve out their own paths, both in the league and out of it.

Their teaser trailer shows us a group of dreamy and empowered women living different experiences, while they venture, learn, play and have fun, with a musical background that takes us back to the 80s and 90s, which exudes a lot of energy.

Will Graham and Abbi Jacobson are the co-creators of "A Very Special Team" (2022).  (Prime Video)
Will Graham and Abbi Jacobson are the co-creators of “A Very Special Team” (2022). (Prime Video)

This new serial production has several names in its direction, mainly Will GrahamAmerican producer and director abby jacobsonboth also co-creators of this one.

The cool cast of A very special team (A League of Their Own) is composed of abby jacobson (actress, humorist and illustrator), D’Arcy Carden (actress and comedian), Priscilla Delgado (Spanish actress), Chante Adams Y Gbemisola Ukumelo; among other. Among its producers are Amazon Studios, Field Trip Productions and Sony Pictures Television. Amazon Studios is your official distributor.

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Abbi Jacobson, D’Arcy Carden, Priscilla Delgado, Chanté Adams and Gbemisola Ukumelo are the main characters in “A Very Special Team” (2022). (Prime Video)

Yesterday, June 13, 2022, a world premiere screening was held at the Tribeca Film Festival and the series premiere on Prime Video is scheduled for August 12, 2022.

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