Paramount+ Outlines Launch Plans for Italy


Paramount+ is set to make its debut in Italy on September 15 with more than 8,000 hours of content spanning all genres, including a wide range of exclusive programming.

“Paramount+ is rapidly expanding its global footprint, offering audiences worldwide an unbeatable content slate, with the biggest stars and most compelling global and local stories all together on one platform,” said Marco Nobili, executive VP and international general manager of Paramount+. “Italy not only has an incredible production history, from cult movies to TV series, but it is also a key market for the global expansion of Paramount+. This launch, followed by Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France in the coming months, will bring Paramount+ to all major European markets by the end of the year.”

Paramount+ original titles set for the Italian service include Tulsa King, starring Sylvester Stallone; The Offer, a limited series based on Oscar-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy’s experiences of making The Godfather; 1883, Taylor Sheridan’s Yellowstone prequel; upcoming series 1923, the next installment of the Yellowstone origin story; and Halo, based on the iconic Xbox franchise.

There will also be Paramount+ Italian originals, among them Circeo, the series produced by Cattleya in collaboration with VIS, Paramount+ and RAI Fiction that retraces the process following the terrible case of 1975; 14 Days, a Paramount+ original Italian production, written and directed by Ivan Cotroneo, which tells the story of a couple forced into two weeks of seclusion; the Corpo Libero series, a co-production by Indigo Film and Network Movie, in co-production with ZDFneo, in collaboration with RAI Fiction and Paramount+, in association with All3Media International that is a thriller based on the novel by Ilaria Bernardini and written with Chiara Barzini, Ludovica Rampoldi and Giordana Mari; and the previously announced productions Ti Mangio Il Cuore and Miss Fallaci.

In addition to global content, Paramount+ will offer locally sourced premium programs that will also debut in other countries where the service is present. There is also a wide variety of kids and family content, as well as new-release movies.