Exclusive: Exchange Announces Licensing and Partnership Agreement with DDL Entertainment Producers Daniel Di Lorenzo and Stefano Corti, Selected for Rights to Develop Television Series Based on Federico Fellini’s 1960 Oscar-Winning Classic Did. La Dolce Vita.
Inspired by the themes of the beloved classic, the series stars Marcello Mastroianni as a tabloid journalist navigating the tumultuous world of late 1950s Rome, but it won’t be remade.
Partner said the series would rather be a portrait of contemporary media, culture, the state of celebrity, and the eternal pursuit of “dreams.”
They have not yet assigned a writer to the project, but are expected to do so after a strategic development partnership is in place.
“La Dolce Vita An instantly recognizable and beloved classic. We bring that same boldness, thoughtfulness and beauty to this series. “We want to create a series that is as contemporary as iconic moments that will be remembered for years to come.”
This marks Exchange’s first series adaptation acquisition as it continues to grow its longstanding sales structure into a production, finance, and development company.
The exchange is now selling rights worldwide Monica, It is Andrea Pallaolo’s third feature film and premiered in competition in Venice.
Through its subsidiary NEXT Productions, The Exchange currently stars in The Independent, starring Brian Cox, Jodie Turner-Smith, and John Cena, and the recently announced Untold, directed by Aaron Synder and starring Alex Wolff.