BioBioChile had the chance to talk about his life with Martiño Rivas, who will play Nacho Vidal in the series.
A few days ago, Lionsgate premiered a series called Nacho, which explores the beginnings of a Spanish porn star’s career. Nacho Vidal the hero is Martino Rivas A person who characterizes an actor.
Vidal’s story can be defined as intense. As a child, he lived in poverty in the city of Valencia. Years later, he even had his drug experience.
As an adolescent, he escaped military service and settled in the Melilla Legion, working as a boxer to survive.
He then settled in Barcelona and entered the porn industry with live events. When he was 21, he was scouted by coach José María Ponce.
Then in 1998, Rocco Siffredi took him to Hollywood. He had an extensive career among films of this type.
He had affairs with three actresses in the same industry and married erotic model Francesca Jaimes in 2005 but divorced in 2015. He had two children of his, a boy and a girl.
His final departure took place in 2019, although he has announced his retirement from adult films several times. That same year, a Spanish outlet announced that the actor was HIV positive. Although he denied it several times.
During his career, he recorded 719 pornographic films as an actor and 196 pornographic films as a director.
He also participated in a reality show in Spain and clashed with the police.
Martino Rivas and Nacho Vidal
The series consists of eight chapters, with Martinho Rivas portraying Nacho’s first years in the industry. The fiction also features Maria Denati as Sarah Bernat, one of his ex-partners.
BioBioChile had the opportunity to speak with Rivas who described the main challenges in achieving this characterization.
How is Nacho Vidal considered in Spain?
“In Spain, Nacho Vidal has celebrity status, so it is clear that it is a very difficult challenge. His life is full of adventures and misfortunes. Today, he is our Mike Tyson. It can be said that it is like
Have you had a chance to speak with him?
“I had conversations with him, but I also paid close attention to what his close friends said to me. I was able to get a mold to form.”
Did you do a lot of physical training?
“That was another complicated part of all the preparation, because I had to train to form muscles that were as close as possible to his muscles. I found him to be a very strong person, and I wanted to respect that.
What was the most complicated?
“The series deals with his very difficult years as he flees to Melilla and has to choose whether to join the army or not. I have a teacher.”