How ‘Dogman’ Took a Revenge Story and Added a Touch of Buster Keaton

How ‘Dogman’ Took a Revenge Story and Added a Touch of Buster Keaton A version of this story on “Dogman” first appeared in the Foreign Language Issue of TheWrap’s Oscar magazine. Marcello Fonte won the best-actor award in Cannes for his performance in “Dogman,” Matteo ...

Los Cabos: Panorama Global Links to Alcala, Katz for ‘Frogtown’ (Exclusive)

Los Cabos, Mexico — Gerardo Gatica and Alberto Muffelmann’s Panorama Global, the company behind Alfonso Ruizpalacios’ “Museo,” are partnering with its co-screenwriter, Manuel Alcalá, and Mauricio ...

European Films Fill Oscar Foreign-Language Race (Analysis)

The Oscar for foreign-language film may ostensibly represent world cinema at an evening otherwise largely dedicated to Hollywood, but it’s marked by its own form of cultural hegemony: Eurocentrism. ...

ITV Studios’ Double-Digit Revenue Increase Boosts Nine-Month Results

ITV Studios recorded a 10% year-on-year increase in revenues over the first nine months of 2018, driving up overall company revenues by 6% to £2.3 billion ($3 billion), the company said Wednesday. ...

Call of Duty Movie Targets Early 2019 Production Start Date

It looks like the Call of Duty movie could be happening a little sooner than we thought. The video game series has been going strong for 15 years now and it's been eyed as a big screen adaptation in ...

Sky Italia appoints new programming boss after major reorganisation

Nicola Maccanico has been appointed as its new executive vice president of programming. In a major reorganisation of Sky Italia, the company has announced that Nicola Maccanico has been appointed as ...

Sky Italia Appoints Nicola Maccanico as Content Chief

Prominent Italian exec Nicola Maccanico, who is a former managing director of Warner Bros. in Italy, has been appointed chief of programming at Sky Italia. The appointment of Maccanico follows the ...

Roberto Benigni to star as Geppetto in live-action Pinocchio

Less than a week after the announcement that Guillermo del Toro’s stop-motion animated passion project Pinocchio is moving forward at Netflix, we now have word that another adaptation of the Carlo ...

Rip, FilmStruck: Where to Stream Indie, Arthouse, and Classic Films Right Now

With the recent loss of the Criterion Collection–backed streaming service FilmStruck, cinephiles looking to get their fix of indie, arthouse, and classic films from the comfort of their own homes are ...

So Many Pinocchios: How Matteo Garrone Says His Will Differ From Guillermo del Toro’s and Disney’s

So Many Pinocchios: How Matteo Garrone Says His Will Differ From Guillermo del Toro’s and Disney’s As of this week, there are three different versions of the classic fairy tale “Pinocchio” in development. No lie. First there’s Disney’s live-action remake of their 1940 animated classic. And between ...

Roberto Benigni to play Geppetto in Matteo Garrone's 'Pinocchio'

Roberto Benigni to play Geppetto in Matteo Garrone's 'Pinocchio' Garrone describes the casting as “two dreams come true in one film”. Italian actor Roberto Benigni has signed up to the key role of Geppetto in Matteo Garrone’s upcoming live-action version of ...

Roberto Benigni To Star As Geppetto In Matteo Garrone’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

Roberto Benigni To Star As Geppetto In Matteo Garrone’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ Oscar winner Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful) has been set to star as Geppetto in Gomorrah and Dogman director Matteo Garrone’s live action version of Pinocchio. Garrone will direct his own ...

Exclusive: Matteo Garrone on working on his passion project Dogman

Italian filmmaker Matteo Garrone certainly has made his mark in the industry with his stylistic vision. He has a number of awards under his belt which include Best Director at the European Film Awards ...

Rai Rides Global Tube Wave

Italy’s state broadcaster Rai is leading the way in the country’s international TV boom. Though pay-tv Sky Italia and Netflix are churning out some edgier Italian shows for the international ...

‘A Prophet’ Set for TV Adaptation with Cpb Films, Why Not Productions (Exclusive)

Cpb Films’ Marco Cherqui is joining forces with Pascal Caucheteux’s Why Not Productions to produce a TV series adaptation of Jacques Audiard’s “A Prophet.” Cherqui and Caucheteux had together ...

Mipcom: HBO Europe Takes ‘ZeroZeroZero’; All3Media Announces Deals

HBO has acquired rights to Studiocanal’s high-end drama “ZeroZeroZero” for Central and Eastern Europe and the Nordic markets, Studiocanal announced Tuesday in Cannes. The eight-part English-language ...

Beta, Wildside, Israeli Trio Team On Drama ‘German Moon’ About Nasa Space Mission

Beta, Wildside, Israeli Trio Team On Drama ‘German Moon’ About Nasa Space Mission Beta Film, Italy’s Wildside, German production outlet Zeitsprung and Isreali writer/creator trio Nadav Schirman, Ron Leshem and Amit Cohen are joining forces on Nasa space mission drama German Moon. ...

Studiocanal Primes Talent Links, Fiction Format Sales (Exclusive)

Cannes — Launching new production units in France and the U.K., European film-tv powerhouse Studiocanal is priming its established talent relationships as it pushes ever more fiction format sales. The ...

Mipcom: Beta, Wildside, Zeitsprung Launch ‘German Moon’

Mipcom: Beta, Wildside, Zeitsprung Launch ‘German Moon’ Germany’s Beta Film, Italy’s Wildside, German production outlet Zeitsprung and the Isreali writer/creator trio Nadav Schirman, Ron Leshem and Amit Cohen have joined forces to launch “German Moon” at ...

Lff: ‘Dogman’ Review: Dir. Matteo Garrone (2018)

Dogman review: Thrilling Cannes upon its world premiere debut with a best actor award for lead Marcello Fonte, is this Italy-set crime drama with comedic beats from Gomorrah filmmaker Matteo Garrone. ...

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