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Dario Argento to Direct Horror Series ‘Longinus’ for Wild Bunch-Owned Bim and Publispei

Dario Argento to Direct Horror Series ‘Longinus’ for Wild Bunch-Owned Bim and Publispei

Italian horror master Dario Argento (“Suspiria”) is set to direct a TV series titled “Longinus” involving mysterious murders, esoteric elements and ancient enigmas.

The show is the 79-year-old cult helmer’s first project since 2012 and is his most ambitious TV project. It is being co-produced by new Italian shingle Bim Production and Publispei, the company founded by the late great Italian TV producer Carlo Bixio and now run by his daughter Verdiana.

The Argento TV series is the first project announced by the new production unit of Bim, which was announced last week and is owned by Wild Bunch. The Bim Production banner is being spearheaded by Riccardo Russo, who was previously in charge of international TV productions at Lux Vide, where he produced the series “Medici: Masters of Florence,” which Wild Bunch TV sold to key territories.

A brief statement from Bim and Publispei said that Argento will lead

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