Joe Wright to shoot Sky's Mussolini TV series in Italy

Filming is set to begin at Cinecitta Studios over the next few weeks

Joe Wright is set to direct M. Son Of The Century, a new Sky Original eight-part series about the rise to power of Benito Mussolini.

The project is based on Antonio Scurati’s book, and will star Luca Marinelli, a Venice best actor winner for Martin Eden, as Mussolini.

Wright will direct all eight episodes. Filming is set to begin at Italy’s Cinecittà Studios over the next few weeks.

The project is produced by Sky Studios and Lorenzo Mieli for Fremantle’s The Apartment Pictures, in collaboration with Pathé. It is written by Stefano Bises and Davide Serino.

Joe Wright to shoot Sky's Mussolini TV series in Italy
Joe Wright. Credit: Maureen Evans
Joe Wright to shoot Sky's Mussolini TV series in Italy
Joe Wright. Credit: Maureen Evans

Joe Wright is set to direct M. Son Of The Century, a new Sky Original eight-part series about the rise to power of Benito Mussolini.

The project is based on Antonio Scurati’s book, and will star Luca Marinelli, a Venice best actor winner for Martin Eden, as Mussolini.

Wright will direct all eight episodes. Filming is set to begin at Italy’s Cinecittà Studios over the next few weeks.

The project is produced by Sky Studios and Lorenzo Mieli for Fremantle’s The Apartment Pictures, in collaboration with Pathé. It is written by Stefano Bises and Davide Serino.

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