The Umberto Eco novel (and Jean-Jacques Annaud film) The Name of the Rose is to become an episodic TV show with John Turturro as its lead and Rupert Everett co-starring. Filling the role originally played by Sean Connery in 1986’s The Name of the Rose, Turturro has been announced as the star of a TV show based on Eco’s classic. First published in 1...

L’italoamericano più amato del cinema mondiale è assolutamente lui. John Turturro – 60 anni il 28 febbraio – è riuscito ad imporsi ad Hollywood, arrivando a girare più di 70 film, di cui 6 da regista, diventando l’attore feticcio di grandi registi come Spike Lee e i fratelli Coen, ma lavorando anche con Scorsese, Woody Allen e parecchio anche nel n...

by Michael Traversa   It's easy in Hollywood for an actor to be typecast according to his or her ethnicity. In his long-lasting career, which includes over ninety projects, John Turturro was able to both stay faithful to his Italian roots and avoid playing a specific kind of character.   Always interested in learning about his ancestr...

As we already did with music, radio, religion, cinema, sport, literature, theater, consumerism and cuisine, today we analyze the relationship between Italy and the United States from the point of view of another fundamental paradigm for the last century: television.   We do this with a young Italian talent, Luca Martera: scholar, writer, director...

John Turturro will receive the John Cassavetes Award while Nanni Moretti is to be presented the Maria & Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award at the 38th edition of the Denver Film Festival (DFF), which runs November 4-15. DFF attracts nearly 58,000 filmgoers and is widely recognized as the Rocky Mountain Region's premier film event.  ...

by Matt Prigge   John Turturro doesn't speak Italian. He didn't really have to for the movie "Mia Madre," despite it being an Italian film. The latest from acclaimed filmmaker Nanni Moretti ("The Son's Room," "Caro Diario") concerns a film director (Margherita Buy) dealing with the fact that her mom is about to die while shooting her latest...

Puglia – or Apulia, as is called in the United States – was home of millions of Italian emigrants, especially after 1900.   A marvelous region, full of art, culture and traditions, fantastic food and wine and beautiful people, now Puglia has an official representant in the United States: John Mustaro. We the Italians has met him in New York.

di Chiara Barbo   A New York City vive la comunità di italoamericani più numerosa degli Stati Uniti: così esordisce la pagina Wikipedia dedicata a "Italian Americans in New York".   Molti di loro, reali o immaginari che siano, abitano gli schermi cinematografici americani di tutti i tempi, a partire da quel leggendario Rudolph Valenti...