Before Riccardo Tozzi launched his shingle Cattleya with the aim of churning out a new breed of Italian movies that could recapture local auds, many Italian teenagers had never seen a single…
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Will Silvio Berlusconi's Endemol purchase, in partnership with its founder John de Mol, shake up Italy's TV landscape by destabilizing the dynamics of the country's notoriously entrenched duopoly?
RAI, the Italo pubcaster where pols of all stripes have long been known to wield a highly anomalous degree of influence, will get a management structure makeover designed to finally make the…
Nobody, not even his mother, recognized Pierfrancesco Favino in his first Hollywood role: a cameo as Christopher Columbus in "Night at the Museum."
Twenty-six-year-old Jasmine Trinca was a high school student who had never remotely contemplated acting when Nanni Moretti selected her to play his daughter in "The Son's Room."
While John de Mol's return may prompt an executive stampede at Endemol, Mediaset is making it crystal clear that the Dutch TV content provider and the top Italo commercial web will continue to be run…
Wim Wenders will shoot a Palermo, Italy-set drama, marking the Teutonic helmer's return to feature filmmaking in a European setting after more than a decade.
The Locarno Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a "Back in Locarno" retro, which will see a host of helmers discovered by the Swiss fest return with their breakout works.
The Venice Film Festival has enlisted producer Bill Mechanic to head the jury of its Lion of the Future prize for first-time filmmakers, while helmer Gregg Araki will be jury chief of the…
Quentin Tarantino is expected to attend the 64th Venice Intl. Film Festival as patron and presenter of a sidebar dedicated to the Spaghetti Western genre.