Sophia Loren is one of the biggest bombshells to star in movies. But in the Italian actress' next movie, The Life Before Us, she is shedding her sexy image to play a wheelchair-bound woman who spends her time taking care of the children of prostitutes. On Wednesday the 84-year-old acting vet was seen in character as her chair was pushed by a young...

Sophia Loren has teamed up with the ultimate Italian designer duo. The 81-year-old actress, stars in the film as the archetypal matriarch. Restores a crumbling Sicilian estate with her five sons in the fashion film. She was the ultimate femme fatale – and now Sophia Loren has flexed her sex appeal in a new campaign for Italian designers, Dolce & Ga...

Cari Amici – Dear Friends, it is with great pleasure that we announce the 2019 movie line-up of Cinema Italiano Classico. This year we are presenting two movies starring the most famous couple of Italian Cinema: Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren in her Oscar winning performance of “Two Women.” They will make you laugh and cry;...

Whether you’re hunkered down under the polar vortex in North America or are bracing for the predicted snowfall in Europe, you are officially passing through what is known as “i giorni della merla” (the days of the blackbird), the period straddling the end of January and beginning of February that is traditionally considered the coldest of the year....

Sofia Villani Scicolone, known as Sophia Loren, was born on September 20, 1934 in Rome. Even as a girl she showed a considerable interest in the showbiz world, first as a contestant in beauty pageants and only later in the role of actress. Her story is a troubled one, as she was not only a victim of the turbulent post-war period but also of an eter...

Cinema is, par excellence, a machine that creates “icons”. In particular female icons. Great actors and actresses, from all over the world since the birth of the “sixth muse”, have contributed to writing the history of the Big Screen, often affecting the collective imagination more than others and gaining a special place in the Olympus of cinema. W...

February 2 (Friday) 7:00 pm. FashionSpeak Fridays: Sophia Loren. The National Arts Club. 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan. RSVP to: RSVPFashion@thenationalartsclub.org Contact: 212-475-3424. info@thenationalartsclub.org Visual presentation and book signing. Join Cindy De La Hoz, author of Sophia Loren: Movie Star Italian Style, for a journey throu...

Sophia Loren revealed she had two very famous teachers who helped her learn how to speak English when she made her big Hollywood debut – Frank Sinatra and Cary Grant. The trio appeared in the 1957 action drama “The Pride and the Passion.” “I told them right away, ‘I don’t speak any English, please help me,’ and they did!” the Italian actress told C...

When Italian film star Sophia Loren arrived to America, she easily managed to impress two men: Frank Sinatra and Cary Grant. The trio appeared in 1957’s action drama “The Pride and the Passion,” which would lead to a real-life affair off-screen between co-stars Loren and Grant. “Frank Sinatra was very friendly. They became friends and treated her w...

Last night, MSC Seaside, the ship that follows the sun, was named in a glittering ceremony by international screen legend and Godmother for all MSC Cruises’ ships, Sophia Loren. MSC Seaside, already recognized as one of the more innovative cruise ships in the industry, is the second ship to be launched in the past six months by the leading European...