"Call Me by Your Name" sequel in the making
Luca Guadagnino, after the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay to James Ivory, is working on the sequel of Call Me by Your Name. The filmmaker stated: "With André Aciman, we are thinking about what's next in this story. It'll be set six or sever years later, the tone will be very different and the protagonists will still be Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet."
Remembering the Oscar night, which coincided with the Italian elections, Guadagnino said: "I went to all the parties I was invited to. But then I went back to my hotel room to follow the results of Italian elections."
The first official images of My Brilliant Friend are out. The shooting of the 8-episode series directed by Saverio Costanzo and based on the first volume from the best-selling book series by Elena Ferrante is currently underway in Caserta.
Shooting is set to begin in May for Volevo nascondermi (lit. I wanted to hide), the new film by Bologna-born director Giorgio Diritti, focusing on the life of painter Antonio Ligabue, starring Elio Germano and produced by Palomar.
The Italian actor stars in Andrea Zaccariello’s thriller alongside Alessio Boni, Edoardo Pesce and Claudia Gerini. A Pepito and Viola Film production with Rai Cinema
A Pasolinian Caravaggio. After 7 Minutes starring Ambra Angiolini, Fiorella Mannoia, Maria Nazionale, and Ottavia Piccolo, Michele Placido is preparing his new film focusing on Caravaggio. Working title is Nel buio la tua luce (lit. In the dark, your light).