Luca Guadagnino is set to start shooting his first TV series, “We Are Who We Are,” for HBO and Sky, “in a couple of weeks,” the director of “Call Me by Your Name” told Variety. Guadagnino is currently in Cannes with his star-studded short “The Staggering Girl,” which world-premieres Friday in Directors’ Fortnight. “We Are Who We Are” will focus on...

Una pubblicità “inappropriata e offensiva” torna a colpire la comunità italiana negli Usa. A denunciarlo oggi è Vincenzo Arcobelli, presidente del Ctim e consigliere del Cgie, che ha scritto alla catena di ristorazione “Wendys” che, spiega, “ha utilizzato in maniera negativa gli stereotipi italo americani etichettati come mafiosi, durante la pubbli...

Filmmakers converged on Newark to stage a riot. Debris covered the street — overturned chairs, soggy newspapers, dismembered mannequins and clothes from ransacked storefronts. On Tuesday afternoon, extras waited for their turn in the spotlight, including black actors wearing button-down shirts, slacks and summer dresses, and white actors dressed as...

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Among the contemporary Italian authors and writers, the Sicilian Andrea Camilleri is undoubtedly one of the most popular and appreciated by the general public. Andrea Camilleri, one of the most important Italian authors in contemporary literature, was born in 1925 in Porto Empedocle in the province of Agrigento. After a period in Rome, he spent his...

MTV may have finally decided to whack its controversial mob-based reality show, “Made in Staten Island.” The reality series only aired three episodes before the cable network mysteriously stopped showing it in February with no explanation. MTV never officially announced the cancellation, and kept the show on its list of series on MTV.com — until...

This is the Italian American Podcast, and in this episode, we talk to Candice Guardino, star of the one-woman show “Italian Bred” about her upbringing in an Italian American family and the dream she had to become an actress. Candice shares some very interesting and funny stories, and also talks about how her acting career has brought so much fulfil...

Italian actress Michela De Rossi has been cast in a “pivotal role” in “The Sopranos” prequel “The Many Saints of Newark” as the film begins production next week, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. De Rossi joins Alessandro Nivola, Vera Farmiga, Ray Liotta, Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, John Magaro and Michael Ga...

A new generation of racing enthusiasts is about to meet Italian-American motor-racing icon Mario Andretti, albeit in animated mouse form. The legendary driver is guest-starring on Disney’s animated series “Mickey and the Roadster Racers” as Mario Mousedretti in “Mickey’s Spring Grand Prix,” and the episode looks adorable. Mousedretti teams up with...

Netflix is making a major investment in the Italian market with the announcement of three new original series. The global streamer is expanding its genres in the country with a supernatural drama series, Curon; a young adult adaptation, Three Meters Above Heaven; and a drama adaptation of the award winning novel by Marco Missiroli, Fedelta (Loyalty...