Amazon Studios has unveiled a new significant-idea Italian primary motion picture that includes pop star Laura Pausini, who just lately collaborated with Diane Warren to perform the Oscar-nominated concept music “Io Sì” (Observed) for Sophia Loren-starrer “The Existence Ahead.”

The however untitled movie, which has started capturing, is getting helmed by Ivan Cotroneo, who is between Italy’s most progressive writer-directors, recognized for various strike RAI Tv sequence this kind of as “Crazy About Adore,” which featured Bollywood-fashion musical quantities, as properly as some indie aspect films. Endemol Shine Italy is developing. The pic will drop solely on Prime Movie in around 240 territories in 2022.

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Pausini, who performs primarily in Italian and Spanish, is a 2006 Grammy Award winner for “Escucha” in the very best Latin pop album classification, one particular of 13 studio albums she has introduced, scoring additional than 70 million album sales all over the world.

She often tours internationally and has executed with the likes of Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, and Madonna, who penned the track “Mi abbandono a te”/”Me abandono a ti,” showcased on one particular of her albums.

The movie, which is primarily based on an authentic thought by Pausini, is written by Cotroneo and his recurrent co-writer Monica Rametta. Tale specifics are continue to a little bit sketchy apart from the fact that in placing Italy’s pop new music queen in front of the digital camera for the to start with time, they will use an progressive narrative gadget involving Pausini’s enjoy for cinema though supplying glimpses of her personal and qualified lifetime. Gherardo Gossi (“Diaz,” “The Macaluso Sisters”) is serving as cinematographer.

“I experienced been getting offers for movie projects for some time, but I could not come across something that was exclusive sufficient to devote my time and energy to,” Pausini reported in a assertion. “Then in February 2020, I fulfilled Amazon Studios and throughout one of our conferences I understood there was a story I experienced by no means instructed that was critical to me and that I now wanted to share,” she additional.

“We are honored to welcome Laura into the Amazon Studios loved ones an extraordinary artist who is loved and celebrated about the environment,” explained Ga Brown, head of European Amazon Originals at Amazon Studios.

“This job completely embodies our ambitions at Amazon Studios in Italy: to deliver to lifetime stories in an revolutionary way to surprise and delight audiences,” included Nicole Morganti, head of Amazon Originals for Italy, who mentioned that the pic “will experiment like by no means in advance of with perspective and storytelling.”

Leonardo Pasquinelli, CEO of Endemol Shine Italy, pointed out that with this task they are “experimenting with a wholly new narrative design and style in buy convey to life the hardly ever-right before-observed intimate and reliable tale of Laura Pausini.”

Amazon is stepping up creation in Italy where they’ve been pursuing a multi-pronged technique combining scripted, unscripted and sports activities material while also forging near rapports with prime neighborhood skills of a variety of types. They have an general deal in spot with Italian pop star Achille Lauro that includes his participation in the Italian variation of unscripted display “Celebrity Hunted” as nicely as a film and Television series.

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