'Generation 56k' Full Cast List: Meet Angelo Spagnoletti and other stars of Netflix rom-com
'Generation 56k' revolves around a group of teens who were 'overwhelmed by the arrival of the internet on the threshold of adolescence'
‘Generation 56k’ is the new Italian series making its way to Netflix. The show has an interesting premise and revolves around two friends, Daniel (Angela Spagnoletti) and Matlida (Cristina Cappelli), who love each other after knowing each other for many years. While they could not enter a relationship earlier, things seem to have changed with time and their friendship leads them to become lovers. The show will focus on these two characters while other characters will also be joining in as the story progresses.
The upcoming Italian comedy series will be airing on Netflix on Thursday, July 1, at 3 am ET. The streaming giant is taking the platform to new territories and giving a chance to a lot of makers to showcase their work on the streaming service. It also gives them the opportunity to be a part of Netflix’s international catalog that is being watched in more than 190 countries.
‘Generation 56K’ will be hoping to get some good attention from viewers around the world. The show has a young and talented cast which will surely take your heart away. Let’s take a look at the cast of the upcoming Italian series.
Angelo Spagnoletti as Daniel
Spagnoletti is an Italian actor who rose to fame after appearing in a variety of short movies. He started his acting career in 2015 with a short film titled ‘La Danza Delle Ore’. However, he gained wider prominence after ‘Ferrini’, a short film that was released in 2018. The movie received praise from critics and the audience.
‘Generation 56k’ is Spagnoletti’s first TV series and he would be hoping to lay a strong foundation for his television career.
Cristina Cappelli as Matilda
Cappelli is also one of the new entrants in the Italian entertainment industry. She also started her career from short films like ‘People Say Butchers Have Soft Hands’ and ‘Twice’. Meanwhile, Cappelli made her feature film debut with a cameo appearance in the 2020 comedy movie ‘In Vacanza Su Marte’.
She is also quite active on social media and regularly updates her Instagram profile with gorgeous photos. She has more than 3,200 followers on the image-sharing platform.
Fabio Balsamo as Sandro
Born in 1989, Fabio Balsamo started his professional journey in 2015 as a theatre artist. He has collaborated with Maurizio Casagrande and Massimiliano Gallo and worked in a lot of theatre productions, including classics and contemporary texts. He has been a part of various projects like Luigi Pirandello's ‘Six characters in search of an author’, ‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare, and ‘Salomé’ by Oscar Wilde.
Apart from doing theatre, he has been a part of movies and TV shows like ‘Babbo Natale non Viene da Nord’, ‘Sirene’, ‘Addio Fottuti Musi Verdi’ and ‘7 Hours to Win Your Heart’.
Gianluca Colucci as Luca
Gianluca Colucci is a member of an artist collective and video production company called The Jackal. The actor has made a lot of appearances as a part of the group since 2011. However, he gained wider prominence after featuring in ventures such as ‘Don Matteo’ and ‘Addio Fottuti Musi Verdi’. Colucci was recently seen in an acclaimed comedy show titled ‘LOL: Last One Laughing Italy’.
Who are the other stars?
The show also stars Biagio Forestieri, Federica Pirone and Elena Starace in pivotal roles.
Excited about ‘Generation 56k’? Check out the newest Italian series on Netflix on July 1.