Italian pubcaster RAI is expected to broadcast clips of "Submission, Part I" today -- the first time a national web will have aired the controversial 12-minute short since it was shown on Dutch TV in…
Admissions are sagging in Italy so far this year, down at least 10%, yet prospects are quite positive. The B.O. is expected to improve thanks to a summer season packed with Hollywood fare and…
Sitting in a trailer by a medieval castle in the Roman countryside, Dino De Laurentiis puffs on a cigarillo and waxes proudly about British helmer David Leland's "The Decameron," the first of a trio…
Veteran Italian sales agent Adriana Chiesa has been appointed topper of Italy's film promotion body AIP-FilmItalia.
Italian helmer Gabriele Muccino ("The Last Kiss") will direct Will Smith in Columbia Pictures' inspirational pic "The Pursuit of Happyness," based on the true rags-to-riches tale of Chicago…
While Pope Benedict XVI has been compared to Darth Vader by Catholic liberals, the new pontiff's association with showbiz seemingly stops there.
Young helmer Paolo Sorrentino's stylish Mafia drama "The Consequences of Love" is the big winner of Italy's 49th David di Donatello Awards, scooping five statuettes in key categories and outshining…
Milan prosecutors on Tuesday requested the indictment of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in a four-year probe into alleged tax fraud and false accounting at the media…
Silvio Berlusconi has formed a new government, surviving a clash with coalition allies that last week led to his formal resignation as prime minister.
Gauls are watching a copshow set in Rome's Tuscolano 'hood, two other Italo copshows are to air in China, a soap set in a Turin shopping mall will go out in Kazakhstan, and several Italo skeins will…