Gabriele Salvatores will start shooting in February on "Come Dio comanda" ("As God Commands"), the Oscar-winning Italo helmer's second film based on a book by best-selling novelist Niccolo Ammanniti.
Tarak Ben Ammar has acquired control of Eagle Pictures, the prominent Italian distrib specialized in Hollywood genre pics, in a key move within a grand design by the Franco-Tunisian film producer to…
A scandal in the Italo TV biz is mounting, sparked by leaked phone taps indicating pubcaster RAI and Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV group collaborated to favor Berlusconi while he was prime…
Mediaset is launching two free digital terrestrial channels -- one dedicated to movies, the other to vintage Italo TV shows -- in a move being touted as instrumental to Italy's digital TV switchover.
TV tycoon-turned-politician Silvio Berlusconi's legal woes continue. A Milan prosecutor brought a new charge of false accounting Monday in an ongoing case involving the alleged purchase of Hollywood…
Soccer-crazy Italians didn't get their regular championship fix last weekend after matches were suspended following riots across the nation, sparked by a fatal police shooting of a Lazio club…
Prompted by their overseas WGA colleagues, Italy's screenwriters are threatening strike action over new media residuals.
It's "American Gangster" against "Beowulf" at the European box office where the 1970s New York-set crime saga and the gory Hollywood adaptation of the ninth-century Brit epic will do battle alongside…
Tarak Ben Ammar is one step away from acquiring control of Eagle Pictures, the prominent Italian distribbery of Hollywood genre pics, after its co-founders, brothers Stefano and Ciro Dammicco on…
Strike action at Milan's La Scala could jeopardize the upcoming opening night gala at the famed opera house, where workers, musicians and their unions are on the warpath after months of stalled…