• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Roberto Benigni

Latest News

  1. Why Oscar Winner Roberto Benigni Is Helping Promote Pope Francis Book

    2:09 am 1/13/2016

    The ‘Life is Beautiful’ star and director jokes that as a child he wanted to be pope himself and says "I would do anything for Pope Francis: Swiss guard, Popemobile driver, anything!"Read more

    • 2
  2. HBO Picks Up Doc About 'Shoah' Director Claude Lanzmann (Exclusive)

    11:41 am 4/29/2015

    Adam Benzine's film explores the harrowing artistic journey by the French filmmaker to complete his landmark 9 1/2 hour film about the Holocaust. Read more

    • 2
  3. Roberto Benigni Enchants 10 Million Viewers In Italy With 'Ten Commandments'

    11:35 am 12/18/2014

    The comedian received a congratulatory phone call from the PopeRead more

    • 0
  4. Roberto Benigni to Start Work on 'Dante' Film in Late Summer

    7:12 am 6/28/2013

    The Italian comic says he wants to start work on the project as soon as he finishes his television series "All Dante" in August.Read more

    • 0
  5. Dan Brown Wants 'Life is Beautiful' Creator Roberto Benigni for 'Inferno'

    7:07 am 6/6/2013

    The author behind "The Da Vinci Code," speaking at the Italian-language release of his latest book, said it would be an "honor" to cast the Tuscan Oscar winner in the film.Read more

    • 0
  6. Aki Kaurismäki Wants to Set Next Film in Italy, Cast Roberto Benigni as Star

    4:27 am 4/12/2013

    The director said he contacted Italian actor and auteur Nanni Moretti about his idea, but Moretti didn't respond. "He won't be in my film," Kaurismäki said.Read more

    • 0
  7. New on Blu: 'Singin' in the Rain', 'Blade II' and 'Down By Law'

    5:36 pm 7/17/2012

    Abel Ferrara's "4:44 Last day on Earth" and Douglas Trumbull's "Brainstorm" are also among the titles covered this week.Read more

    • 0
Syndicate content