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Paramount+ to Launch in Italy on Sept. 15

Paramount Global Aug. 10 announced that its branded subscription streaming service, Paramount+, is scheduled to arrive in Italy on Sept. 15, priced at 7.99€ per month. An annual subscription will be offered for €79.90.

Due to the partnership with Comcast-owned Sky, Sky Cinema subscribers in Italy will be able to access Paramount + for free.

Paramount+ original titles coming to Italy (with Italian captions) include “Tulsa King,” starring Sylvester Stallone as a New York mafia capo unceremoniously exiled by his boss to set up shop in Tulsa; The Offer,” a limited series with Miles Teller, Matthew Goode and Juno Temple based on Oscar-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy’s never-before-seen experiences of making The Godfather; “1883,” Taylor Sheridan’s highly anticipated “Yellowstone” prequel; and upcoming series “1923,” also from Sheridan, featuring Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford in the next installment of the “Yellowstone” origin story; and “HALO,” based on the Xbox franchise.

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“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,” Marco Nobili, EVP and International GM of Paramount+, said in a statement.

Paramount+ will offer locally sourced programs that will also debut in other countries where the streamer is present. The selection of available Italian titles will include CIRCEO, the series produced by Cattleya in collaboration with VIS, Paramount+ and RAI Fiction, which 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 Limited: the 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 new releases such us 2022’s Scream, Paramount+ will allow users to rewatch classics and familiar titles that will be available exclusively on the platform after their success in the cinemas. These include Grease, The Godfather, the “Star Trek” movie franchise, and “Transformers,” among others.

Paramount+ will also be available online in Italy at https://paramountplus.it/, on mobile devices and a wide range of connected TV devices via distribution through Apple, Amazon, Google, Samsung and more.

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