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Murdoch meets Italian PM, pledges EUR 40 mln investment

Thursday 26 June 2014 | 09:57 CET | News
21st Century Fox co-COO James Murdoch, who is also Sky Italia president, promised to invest EUR 40 million in local production during a meeting with Italy's prime minister, Matteo Renzi. Murdoch said that Sky Italia would be looking to build on the success of its series Gomorra by creating two new high-profile Italian TV series, Diabolik and The Young Pope. The first is a 10-episode drama based on a popular Italian comic book about a master thief who takes on different identities to steal from other criminals. The Young Pope, meanwhile, is a fictional tale about the first-ever Italian

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Companies: Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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