Kanye West and his wife Bianca Censori are at it again in Italy!
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Netflix’s next Italian originals will be pairs of series and feature films from the likes of Stefano Mordini, Alessandro Genovesi and Cristina Comencini.
The projects were unveiled at a See What’s Next event in Rome today, in front of several stars, directors and stars.
Tinny Andreatta, Vice President of Italian Content at Netflix, said the orders showed the streamer remains “committed to our investment in Italy and Italian stories with conviction, continuing our long-term commitment to the country and its creative community.” Netflix opened an Italian office in May last year.
Namely, pics are Cristina Comencini’s Il Treno dei Bambini and Fabbricante di Lacrime from director Alessandro Genovesi. TV shows comprise Storia della mia Famiglia and Adorazione.
Il Treno dei Bambini is based on Viola Ardone’s bestselling novel pf the same name and is billed as as an “epic and poignant film” set in post-war Italy seen through the eyes of a child torn between two mothers. Palmor is producing with Comencini, Furio Andreotti, Giulia Calenda and Camille Dugay writing. Cast comprises Barbara Ronchi, Serena Rossi, Christian Cervone, Francesco Di Leva, Antonia Truppo, Monica Nappo, Nunzia Schiano and featuring Stefano Accorsi.
Fabbricante di Lacrime, from Colorado Film Production, is based on the Erin Doom book of the same name. Alessandro Usai and animation producer Iginio Straffi are the the producers, with Genovesi the director. Cast includes Caterina Ferioli and Simone Baldasseroni.
On the series front, the six-part Adorazione comes from Picomedia and is loosely adapted from the novel of the same name by author Alice Urciuolo. Donatella Diamanti, Giovanni Galassi, Tommaso Matano, Francesca Tozzi and Gianluca Gloria are the writers
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