Holiday holdovers are poised to prolong their Christmas feast at the Euro box office, where new releases are scarce, prolonging the rich runs of Hollywood releases, including "I Am Legend," "The…
Driven by a local pic resurgence, Italo admissions are expected to close 2007 up 13% to 114 million, making it a benchmark year for the Italian industry.
Hollywood is poised to reap richly from Europe's fat pre-Christmas frame even though Yank heavyweights including "I Am Legend," "National Treasure: Book of Secrets," "Enchanted," and "Bee Movie" are…
The notoriously narrow time gap between the Rome and Venice film festivals is getting tighter. Rome is abandoning its customary mid-October start in favor of a Oct. 2 kickoff for its 2008 edition, in…
Lindsay Lohan, Alfonso Arau, Dennis Hopper, John Malkovich, Freddie Highmore, Steven Zaillian and Hayden Panettiere are among the latest additions to the long list of career recognition recipients…
The Vatican is gloating over tepid box office returns for "The Golden Compass," which it hopes will force New Line to scrap plans to shoot the remainder of the trilogy based on Philip Pullman's "His…
Hollywood feelgood fare struck gold playing to Europe's festive mood as "The Golden Compass," "Bee Movie" and "Enchanted" topped charts in most Euro territories, except Italy where local laffers were…
Italian thesp Riccardo Scamarcio has been cast as the lead in Constantin Costa-Gavras' immigration drama "Eden Is West," which will start shooting in March.
Silvio Berlusconi is fuming over allegations that the Mediaset mogul and conservative leader tried to persuade RAI head of drama Agostino Sacca to cast four young starlets in the pubcaster's popular…
Claiming there are too many commercial breaks in Italo shows, the European Commission has taken legal action against the country in a move Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV group has blasted.
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.