Devils is a financial thriller drama television series created by Ezio Abbate, Alessandro Sermoneta, Barbara Petronio, Mario Ruggeri, Daniele Cesarano, Elena Bucaccio, and Guido Maria Brera for Lux Vide and Sky Italy. The TV series is based on the 2014 novel of the same title by Guido Maria Brera. It is a Sky Italy and “Lux Vide” production in association with OCS and Orange Studio. The series released on 17 April 2020 on Sky Atlantic in Italy, and before its release, it was renewed for season 2.
The series is directed by Nick Hurran and Jan Maria Michelini and written by Ezio Abbate, Elena Bucaccio, Guido Maria Brera, Chris Lunt, Mario Ruggeri, Alessandro Sermoneta, and Michael A. Walker. The main cast includes Alessandro Borghi, Kasia Smutniak, Laia Costa, Malachi Kirby, Lars Mikkelsen, Pia Mechler, Paul Chowdhry, Sallie Harmsen, Harry Michell, Patrick Dempsey. There were ten episodes in the series.
Brief Story Devils –
Massimo Ruggero, an Italian trader, is the Head of Trading at NYL. There is a financial crisis in Europe, but Massimo, out of speculation, is making hundreds of millions for NYL. Dominic Morgan is the American CEO of NYL and Massimo’s mentor, and closest to him supports him. In the run-for Vice-CEO, the talented trader seems to be the first choice. But when Massimo is involved in a painful scandal that sees his estranged wife playing an escort, he didn’t get the promotion. Edward Stuart was chosen for the position.
Massimo was shocked and felt terrible that his mentor turned his back on him. He was sure that the scandal was a planned one is determined to seek the truth. But when Edward dies, he feels that something bigger is there. With the help of hacktivists and his trading team group, he discovers the hidden agenda behind apparently unrelated events. He faces the devils who pull the strings of the world, and now he has to decide whether to join them or fight with them.