Don Matteo doesn’t agree: he didn’t want to do it, hard blow

Don Matteo makes himself heard again, the news of the day reveals the unpublished background on one of Rai’s most loved formats.

The longest running series of Rai, Don Matteo, continues to excite fans both on and off set. Lately, there have been great ones changes, which could have been many more than those that have actually been implemented. The audience at home is not aware of some television dynamics, because it is usual to be entertained with a finished product It is complete. There revelation leaves everyone speechless, because no one would have expected such a situation.

Don Matteo, unpublished background leaps out to the public (Credits: @donmatteorai)- Sologossip

Since 2000 the series of Don Matteo entertained viewers, and did so with great success. From the 13 seasons have been drawn well 265 episodes, all starring the famous priest-investigator. The audience loyal to the fiction has in fact undergone a very hard blow following the departure of the parish priest who worked between Gubbio and Spoleto. The reasons that prompted him to change are now known, but not everyone knows who should have taken his place.

Don Matteo, the revelation that shocks the fans

To date, however, we are witnessing the most loved Rai series, Don Matteothanks to the presence of a new parish priest, Don Massimo. The role is played by an actor much loved by the public, who had already ventured into ecclesiastical roles in the past. We can not forget the miniseries aired in 2022, Francis, which tells the story of St. Francis through the acting skills of Raúl Bova.

Not everyone knows that in reality instead of the famous actor, another had been asked take the place of Don Matteo. What is astonishing is not only the interpreter’s name, but the conditions that he would have had to comply with, and his own reply. The news is reported by the person concerned a Tv Talk.

Don Matteo, this is Lino Guanciale speaking
Don Matteo, Lino Guanciale’s refusal to be part of the cast (Credits: @lino_guanciale_official)- Sologossip

Well yes, instead of Terence Hill as Don Matteo, he really should have taken over Pillow linen. Audiences loved him in so many roles from lawyer to doctor, in Don’t tell my boss, and L’Allieva with Alessandra Mastronardi, up to Porta Rossa and Commissioner Ricciardi. In short, he is a face loved by the public, so it would have been also followed in Don Matteo. But that’s where its reply amazes:


A refusal that weighs on Rai, but that is justified from his ideas about the longevity and continuation of TV series. In fact, he removes all doubts when he continues thus stating in about the end of the series the Red Door:

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