Rufus Sewell will star in child abuse drama "Helen," Irish writer-director Virginia Gilbert's sophomore pic.
An English-lingo art world thriller with shades of "Hugo" should be a creatively winning combination for Giuseppe Tornatore's sumptuous "The Best Offer," yet beneath the varnish lies a work crying…
The Russian Cinema Fund and Italy's Lazio region are bringing their film funds closer together, stepping up efforts to foster co-productions as part of a broader pact being forged between movie…
U.S. producer Oren Segal is teaming with Gaul's AngeleFine Prods. to co-produce Sanaa Hamri's dark futuristic comedy "Just Like Beauty," based on the novel of the same name by New Yorker Lisa Lerner.
Unexpectedly atmospheric for a teen-angst drama cooped up in a basement, Bernardo Bertolucci's "Me and You" feels like an attempt to show that age, infirmity and three decades away from his native…
Despite the rocky local economy, Italy's generous tax credits for foreign productions offering up to 25% of a pic's budget, capped at $6.5 million, are still in place.
The Rome Fiction Fest, now approaching its third edition, serves the vital purpose of injecting innovation into Italy's growing TV production industry.
The Vatican has banned "Angels & Demons" from shooting in Rome churches, a Vatican official confirmed Monday, saying "The Da Vinci Code" prequel is incompatible with religious sentiment.
TV producer Ian Rae has pacted with Rick Lazio to develop a weekly talkshow hosted by the former Republican congressman.