Italian actress Giovanna Mezzogiorno will play Benito Mussolini's mistress in helmer Marco Bellocchio's previously announced "Vincere," about a child fathered out of wedlock by the 1940s fascist…
The big novelty in Italy's TV landscape is Mediaset's recent foray into pay TV, fueled by massive multiyear volume deals with Warner Bros. and Universal.
Cannes jury selection has provided April Fool's fodder in Italy, where La Repubblica on Tuesday reported that critic Gian Luigi Rondi was on board for jury duty, but only after getting a call from…
The Venice Lido's Hotel Des Bains, a favorite of many Venice Film Festival attendees, is back in biz six weeks after a fire ripped through its central section.
The Venice Lido's Hotel Des Bains, a favorite of many attending the Venice Film Festival, is back in biz six weeks after a fire ripped through its central section prompting alarm as to whether the…
Top-rated Italo skein "Inspector Montalbano," based on the global bestseller featuring an earthy Sicilian sleuth, has been sold by RAI to Teutonic pubcaster ZDF and to Gaul's Europe Image Intl.
Nanni Moretti starrer "Quiet Chaos" has scooped a massive 18 nominations for Italy's David di Donatello film prizes, placing helmer Antonello Grimaldi's bereavement drama in the running in every…
Nanni Moretti-starrer "Quiet Chaos" has scooped a massive 18 nominations for Italy's David di Donatello film prizes, placing the bereavement drama helmed by Antonello Grimaldi in the running in every…
As Silvio Berlusconi prepares for the April 13-14 elections in Italy, his 38-year-old son, Pier Silvio Berlusconi, is forging his own place in the spotlight.
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox has taken legal action with the European Union competition watchdog claiming Italy's recently introduced soccer rights laws do not make for a level playing field.
Fiscal 2007 net profits at Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset posted were E506.8 million ($776.4 million), only slightly above its 2006 results due to a tax hike that offset the web's ratings…