Serbian helmer Emir Kusturica is in advanced negotiations for Johnny Depp to star as Mexican revolutionary hero Pancho Villa.
Hollywood movies command a whopping 65% of the Italian box office so far this year.
Pope Benedict XVI recently played host to such celebs as Andrea Bocelli, Placido Domingo and F. Murray Abraham.
Oscar-winning U.S. scribe Diablo Cody will be the guest of honor at Italy's Noir in Festival dedicated to movies and books broadly belonging to the noir genre, where "Jennifer's Body," the teen…
Hollywood maverick Nicholas Ray will be celebrated by the Venice Film Festival.
"La bocca del lupo" (The Wolf's Mouth), a daring docudrama depicting a tender love affair between two male ex-cons in Genoa, was the 27th Turin Film Festival's big winner, marking the first time…
The Italo premier and media mogul's estranged spouse, Veronica Lario, has just moved into her mother's palatial Swiss retreat, from which the former actress and her lawyers are reportedly plotting an…
Rome's Cinecitta Ent. and the Eternal City's mayor, Gianni Alemanno, have unveiled an $800 million movie theme park based on classic titles, including "Ben-Hur" and Federico Fellini's films, which…
The Turin Film Festival's film lab dedicated to script development and funding has pacted with the Dubai Film Fest to launch a joint co-production workshop.
Innovative Italo producer Domenico Procacci is adding leading local graphic novels imprint Coconino Press to his Fandango multihyphenate shingle, in a move aimed at mounting projects with greater…
Mounting tensions between Iranian artists and the country's authorities have found a flashpoint at the Turin Film Festival, which has launched an appeal for fests around the world to take action…