Revered "provoc-auteur" Marco Bellocchio ("Vincere") is stirring Italo ire with his latest hot-button project, "Sleeping Beauty," which takes its cue from a divisive local right-to die case similar…
When Universal's "The Lorax" goes out to Italo auds in March, local auds will experience something rare: a Hollywood star dubbing himself in Italian.
Paul Giamatti has joined the cast of Carlo Carlei's adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet," set to start shooting in Italy this month.
ROME -- The 7th Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Festival will celebrate Italo production design and set decoration duo Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo, Oscar-nommed for art direction…
Italy, in a move that reps a blow for Mediaset, the TV empire of former premier Silvio Berlusconi, has frozen plans to license new digital TV frequencies for free.
As the Eurozone angsts over the debt crisis, a batch of local comedies is scoring mightily in France, Italy, Spain and Germany, providing comic relief for auds, and increasingly crossing borders…
ROME -- Italian box offices grosses dropped 10% to $846 million in 2011 on ticket sales down 8% to 101 million, due largely to disaffection with Hollywood titles.
ROME -- The 65th Locarno Film Festival will celebrate Otto Preminger with a complete retro of the work of the maverick Hollywood helmer with European roots.
Iran's film community is protesting the government's decision to shutter the independently run Iranian House of Cinema for political reasons, including reportedly inviting Angelina Jolie to Tehran.
ROME - French helmer Michel Hazanavicius ("The Artist") has announced that his next project will be a drama inspired by the 1948 Fred Zinnemann film "The Search," but set in contempo war-torn…