Italo pubcaster RAI's drama topper was reinstated to his powerful post today, after being forced to step down last year when leaked phone taps revealed that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi had tried…
Gallic megahit "Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis" (Welcome to the Sticks) is set for an Italian-language remake, the second redo for the hicks-in-the-sticks laffer following the one being shepherded…
"Babel" scribe Guillermo Arriaga's U.S.-set directorial debut, "The Burning Plain," will world preem in competition at the 65th Venice Film Festival with stars Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger…
The Rome Fiction Festival on Friday unveiled the lineup for its second edition featuring a more tightly focused showcase of international skeins with a decidedly higher Hollywood profile, including…
With Silvio Berlusconi's return as Italy's Prime Minister, pubcaster RAI is heading back into the clutches of the media-mogul-turned-pol who controls rival web Mediaset.
Is "Oscar" just another word for "award"?
DreamWorks Animation and Paramount's martial arts toon "Kung Fu Panda" has conquered the Asian box office in only three weeks, becoming the highest-grossing toon ever in South Korea.
Wim Wenders will head the main jury of the 65th Venice Film Festival.
The Venice Film Festival's $100 million Palazzo del Cinema will begin construction before the fest's Aug. 27-Sept. 6 edition.
Upcoming Italian film fests may face a dearth of homegrown fare if the country's major film orgs carry through on their threat.