Italy's Mediaset has shed a 1.9 % stake in Spanish web Telecinco which it will continue to control with a 50.1% share, the Silvio Berlusconi-controlled broadcasting company announced on Tuesday.
A nearly two-year-long film subsidy freeze crippling Italy's film industry ended last week when the government allocated some 70 million euros ($92.8 million) in production funds to be dished out…
Italian state film entity Istituto Luce has slapped a E6 million ($7.8 million) lawsuit on U.S. helmer Abel Ferrara, citing breach of his contract to direct comedy "Go Go Tales," which had presold to…
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Italy's independent film industry is up in arms over severe state funding cuts looming this year, just as a film law designed to favor more commercial projects is poised to go into effect.
Danny DeVito is rediscovering his Italian roots. The actor-director is all over Italian screens in local romantic comedy "Christmas in Love," in which he plays the lover of a twentysomething hottie…
Aiming to end Italy's summer box office blues, Hollywood majors and Italo distribs have agreed to release a rich offering of A-list U.S. pics between May and July.
Far from addressing the conflict of interest charges that have dogged him since his 2001 election, TV-tycoon-turned-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi continues to tighten his grip on the media.
Helmer Roberto Benigni has sold a 60% interest in his Papigno production facility to Rome's historic Cinecitta Studios. Located in Terni, in the Umbria region north of Rome, Papigno is a former steel…
Italo pubcaster RAI has picked Rothschild investment bank as adviser in the first step of its hotly contested partial privatization and international flotation plan, execs said Monday.