Magazine article Screen International

Paolo Sorrentino's Silvio Berlusconi Project Lands at Focus

Magazine article Screen International

Paolo Sorrentino's Silvio Berlusconi Project Lands at Focus

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Pathé to sell Italian-language Loro outside Italy.

Focus Features has acquired Italian rights to Paolo Sorrentino's Loro (Them) starring Toni Servillo (pictured) as Silvio Berlusconi, the controversial and larger-than-life former prime minister, Mediaset founder and former AC Milan owner.

Universal Pictures Italy will distribute the feature and Indigo Films anticipates a summer start. Pathé is co-producing Loro and will handle sales outside Italy.

Sorrentino, who served on this year's Cannes competition jury and whose English-language HBO show The Young Pope starring Jude Law is expected to be an Emmys contender, will direct Loro from a screenplay he co-wrote with Umberto Contarello.

It is understood the project will centre on Berlusconi and his entourage. …

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