On the occasion of the inauguration of Netflix ‘s Italian office in Rome, CEO and founder Reed Hastings said:
“It is a great pleasure to have taken root in Italy, a country that has a cultural and cinematographic history of primary importance.
The opening of the Rome office is a clear sign of our strong long-term commitment to the country and will allow us to work even more closely with the Italian creative community to create a variety of great Italian shows and films. ”
and presented the next projects that the company will carry out in our country.
Tinny Andreatta, Vice President of the Italian Originals explained:
“The Italian serial projects announced today and which will see the light in the next few years, reflect our willingness to work with our Italian production partners and raise the bar of our ambition.
Together we want to give life to a broad and varied storytelling, pluralistic in terms of visions and creative voices, which has its roots in the present, capable of daring, starting from the visual language up to the novelty of the characters and the courageous choices made even within. of stories that belong to the cultural tradition and tastes of the Italian public, breaking taboos and touching on themes that our story has excluded. We want to tell the other side of Italy, the mysterious, forbidden, courageous one that knows how to make the imagination think and fly. ”
The return of Zerocalcare
A new animated series created by Zerocalcare , Movimenti Production in collaboration with Bao Publishing , the same team of Rip along the edges.
Here is the announcement of Michele Rech in this video:
Few information on the project that is added to, here is how the platform describes it:
“The narrative world, the unique language and the unmistakable characters of the universe of the great Roman cartoonist are back. Among the novelties of the project: the format, with six episodes of about half an hour that will enter even more deeply into the themes dear to the author. ”
The serial transposition of the novel Il Gattopardo – (Indiana Production and Moonage Pictures)
The series inspired by the novel by Tomasi di Lampedusa from which Visconti has drawn a masterpiece of our cinematography. Director Tom Shankland will rediscover all the modernity of a story, that of the Prince of Salina and his family, which is that of Italy of yesterday and today, giving space to characters and stories that are little explored in the book.
Deception (working title) (Cattleya, part of ITV Studios)
A sentimental thriller that plays with suspense, taboo and uncomfortable truths about love. The passionate relationship, not without shadows, between a mature woman and a boy who is half his age, undermines social conventions and family balances, subverting the untouchable topos of motherhood of Mediterranean culture.
Lotto Gang (working title) (BIM Produzione and Feltrinelli Originals)
The incredible adventure freely inspired by the true story of the biggest and most ingenious Lotto scam ever. Set in the Milanese hinterland in the mid-90s, it offers a heist with unforgettable anti-heroes and anti-heroines that combines action and Italian comedy.
I hate Christmas (Lux Vide, a Fremantle Group company)
Pilar Fogliati protagonist of Netflix’s first Italian Christmas series that tells the search for love with the key of comedy.
Giovanni Bossetti , Manager for Italian non-fiction content:
“It is exciting to see how non-fiction projects are increasingly present among the made in Italy content. Our goal is to contribute to the composition of an increasingly rich and articulated Italian offer, proposing genres that range from docuseries to reality shows, and which have as a common denominator the desire to find new points of view to tell more and more and better and better. incredible, funny, exciting Italian stories ”
Wanna (Fremantle Italy)
A crime docu-series with pop touches that reconstructs and tells the known but above all the lesser-known aspects of a woman and a story that are also the portrait of a historical moment and an era of television in Italy.
The Alex Schwazer Case (Indigo Film)
An unfiltered story about the rise, fall and search for redemption of a sportsman, against the backdrop of an intricate sporting and judicial affair.
Summer Job (Banijay Italy)
The first original Italian Netflix reality show: what begins as a heavenly vacation soon turns into the first work experience for the ten boys and girls who make up the cast. Conducting, for the first time in this role, Matilde Gioli.
Sara Furio, Director of films for Italy on Netflix:
“Our desire is to bring to our members all over the world many different stories and all authentically Made in Italy. We are very happy with the variety of our offer this year, which ranges from action films to drama, from coming-of-age stories to love stories and friendship. We want to continue to work alongside our Italian creative partners and always find new keys to bring ambitious Italian stories to the world “.
Let’s rob the Duce (Bibi Film)
An ambitious “heist movie” full of action and humor directed by Renato de Maria and screenplay by Federico Gnesini, Valentina Strada and De Maria .