Upcoming Italian film fests may face a dearth of homegrown fare if the country's major film orgs carry through on their threat.
James Murdoch is replacing his father Rupert Murdoch as president of Sky Italia, the Italo paybox launched five years ago as News Corp.'s biggest pay TV push in continental Europe.
Soccer and sun put a hefty halt on movie going auds across Europe where "The Incredible Hulk," "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Krystal Skull," and "Sex and the City" dominated either as…
Italian author Alessandro Baricco's English-language directorial debut "Lesson 21," will world preem at the upcoming 61st Locarno International Film Festival with stars Noah Taylor, Clive Russell…
Abel Ferrara just can't be a good boy, not when it comes to the soon-to-shoot Werner Herzog-directed remake of his "Bad Lieutenant" with Nicolas Cage in the title role.
Recently restored first and second works by celebrated Italo helmers Francesco Rosi, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Marco Bellocchio, Ermanno Olmi and Nanni Moretti will unspool outdoors in the ancient Umbrian…
Gabriele Muccino, the Italo helmer of the Will Smith starrers "The Pursuit of Happyness" and upcoming "Seven Pounds," is producing "Four Single Fathers," an indie English-language feature that will…
The European preem of U.S. writer-director Daniel Barnz's Sundance standout "Phoebe in Wonderland" and the Italo bows of "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" and Eddie Murphy laffer "Meet Dave"…
Anjelica Huston will be feted by the Locarno International Film Festival, where she will be on hand for the European preem of black comedy "Choke."
The Vatican has banned "Angels & Demons" from shooting in Rome churches, a Vatican official confirmed Monday, saying "The Da Vinci Code" prequel is incompatible with religious sentiment.
U.S. artist Jeff Koons is among the selectors/jurors of this year's Gucci Group Award given in tandem with the Venice Film Festival to personalities outside the movie industry who have made an…