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Walter Presents Picks Up Italian Drama Maltese 


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Walter Presents has licensed the Italian mafia series Maltese from ZDF Enterprises for the U.K.

Maltese is an eight-part series produced by Palomar, RAI and maze pictures. It stars Kim Rossi Stuart and Rike Schmid.

Walter Iuzzolino, the Italian born curator of Walter Presents, said: “I’ve been on a mission to find a great Italian drama for the last three years and this is truly an exceptional one. It’s a violent, elegant, nostalgic piece that combines the pathos of The Godfather with the achingly stylish beauty of Mad Men.”

Fred Burcksen, the executive VP and COO of ZDF Enterprises, added: “Maltese is the ideal complement to Walter Presents’ impressive program lineup. We are proud to be able to contribute yet another great production to this exciting service.”



About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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