Kino Lorber has acquired all rights within the U.S. to “Diabolik,” “Diabolik – Ginko Assaults!” and “Diabolik — Who Are You?” from Beta Cinema on the European Movie Market in Berlin. The films are primarily based on the smash-hit Italian comic-book sequence a couple of ruthless grasp thief, which has bought greater than 150 million copies worldwide.
The fashionable crime-comic diversifications are written and directed by Marco and Antonio Manetti. “Gray’s Anatomy” and “Marvel’s Avengers” actor Giacomo Gianniotti stars in “Diabolik — Ginko Assaults!” and “Diabolik — Who Are You?,” and Luca Marinelli (“The Previous Guard”) within the first installment, “Diabolik.” Monica Bellucci (“Matrix,” “The Condo”) stars within the function of Altea, Miriam Leone (“The Invisible Witness,” “Medici”) as Eva Kant, and Valerio Mastandrea (“Excellent Strangers,” “9”) as Inspector Ginko.
Richard Lorber, president and CEO of Kino Lorber, mentioned: “’Diabolik’ is without doubt one of the most beloved characters in Italian popular culture, a pointy and classy grasp thief who has entertained audiences since his comedian e book capers have been first launched within the Nineteen Sixties. It’s our delight to introduce American viewers to the unbelievable adventures of Diabolik, and we’re happy to have one other alternative to work alongside our nice companions at Beta Cinema.”
“It’s a pleasure and nice satisfaction to know all three ‘Diabolik’ movies will probably be launched within the land of movie, which we’ve all the time beloved,” Marco and Antonio Manetti mentioned. “Diabolik, so well-known for us, is less-known to the American public and we’re proud he can change into recognized via our movies. We’re very curious to see how viewers will react and whether or not they are going to love this unbelievable character as a lot as we do.”
Beta Cinema had beforehand introduced offers on “Diabolik” for France (Metropolitain), Spain (Flins & Piniculas), the previous Yugoslavia (Discovery), Latin America and Portugal (each Solar Distribution Group), Canada (Mongrel Media), South Korea (Contents Gate) and Taiwan (AV-Jet Worldwide).
“Diabolik — Ginko Assaults!” was launched to nice success in Italy in November 2022 and now celebrates its market premiere at EFM. Beta Cinema is internet hosting yet another screening on Feb. 19 at 4.15 p.m. at Parliament Studio and an internet screening on Feb. 20.
The story of “Diabolik” is ready within the Nineteen Sixties within the fictional metropolis of Clerville. Diabolik, a gentleman gangster whose actual id is unknown, has dealt one other blow to the police, escaping but once more along with his black Jaguar E-Sort.
In the meantime, there’s nice anticipation on the town for the arrival of Girl Kant, a captivating heiress who’s touring with a well-known pink diamond. The priceless jewel doesn’t elude Diabolik’s consideration, and in an try and put his arms on it, he turns into enchanted by the lady’s appeal. However now the very lifetime of the grasp thief is at risk: the decided and incorruptible Inspector Ginko and his crew have lastly discovered a manner to attract him out into the open.
In “Diabolik — Ginko Assaults!,” Diabolik takes a shot on the diamond, with out imagining that it’s a Ginko entice. The inspector, following the signalman to the stolen jewels, surprises Diabolik and his loyal accomplice Eva of their shelter. The king of terror, compelled to flee, leaves the stolen items with him. Whereas on the run, Eva will get damage and Diabolik, mercilessly, abandons her. A livid Eva makes a proposal to Ginko: She is going to convey Diabolik to him in change for protected passage overseas. Ginko, compelled by the inside minister, reluctantly accepts the pact, and collaborates with Eva within the seize of Diabolik.
The story of the third movie, “Diabolik — Who Are You?,” is to be revealed quickly.
Marco and Antonio Manetti made their directorial debut in 1995 with an episode within the movie “De Generazione.” Their film “Zora la Vampira” was launched in 2000, adopted by “Piano 17,” “Paura 3D” and “L’Arrivo di Wang.” In 2013, they garnered acclaim with “Track ‘e Napule.” In 2017, their movie “Ammore e Malavita” was introduced on the Venice Movie Competition, and received the David di Donatello Award for Greatest Image, amongst different honors.
All three “Diabolik” movies are produced by Carlo Macchitella, Manetti Bros. and Pier Giorgio Bellocchio for Mompracem, with Rai Cinema, in affiliation with Astorina, and distributed in Italy by 01 Distribution.
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