After the Golden Globe won for the best original song thanks to I do (Seen), the paths of Laura Pausini and cinema meet once again. According to what he anticipates Variety, Amazon Studios has put together a film based on an original idea by Pausini and with Ivan Cotroneo behind the camera. The shooting of the film, produced by Endemol Shine Italy, has already begun, while the release on Prime Video is currently scheduled for 2022. For Laura, who has sold more than 70 million records worldwide, it is a new professional challenge which, in addition to Cotroneo, has also decided to involve co-screenwriter Monica Rametta and director of photography Gherardo Gossi in the production.
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“I have recently received offers for some film projects, but I couldn’t find anything special enough to devote my time and energy to” Pausini said in a note. “Then, in February 2020, I met Amazon Studios and, during one of our meetings, I realized that there was a story that I had never told that was important to me and that I felt I wanted to share.” “We are honored to welcome Laura to the Amazon Studios family, an extraordinary artist loved and celebrated all over the world “ said Georgia Brown, head of European Amazon Originals at Amazon Studios.
“This project perfectly embodies the ambitions of Amazon Studios in Italy: to create stories in an innovative way to surprise and delight the public” added Nicole Morganti, head of Amazon Originals for Italy, who also said that the film ” he will experiment with perspective and storytelling like never before ». Amazon is intensifying its original productions in Italy: there are many films and TV series announced that we will see between the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022, from Prism, the young adult series produced by Cross Productions written by the creators of SHAME Italy Ludovico Bessegato and Alice Urciuolo, the Bang Bang Baby, a crime drama set in 1980s Milan with Adriano Giannini, Lucia Mascino and Dora Romano, up to Dog years, the first Amazon Original Italia film with Aurora Giovinazzo in the role of Stella, a clumsy and cynical sixteen-year-old girl who, after a car accident, is convinced that her years should be counted like those of dogs, therefore from seven to seven. The cast that goes from Sabrina Impacciatore to is very rich Federico Cesari up to Isabella Mottinelli and a cameo by Achille Lauro.
(Opening photo by Tommy Napolitano)