The debut date of Paramount + in Italy is getting closer and closer: after the announcement that the Paramount Global streaming platform would also make its debut in our country, we now also know when we will be able to use the service and, above all, what the first titles in the catalog. Among these, some products have already been announced in Italy. Read on to find out more!
Paramount Plus Italia, when will it arrive?
With a press release dated 20 June 2022, it was announced that the platform and its contents will be available in Italy starting since September. The announcement of the arrival of Paramount + in our country dates back to August 2021: after thirteen months, therefore, the service will finally be active also in our country. Not only Italy: the expansion of the service will also involve France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria, where Paramount + will arrive in December. In the UK, however, the service debuts on June 22.
“We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Paramount + in Italy”commented Jaime OndarzaEVP & South EMEA Hub Leader, Head of Streaming Southern Europe, Latin America, MIddle East & Africa. “And we are proud to present the offering of available titles to the public. A strong and structured offer made up of cinemas, series, original MTV products, great titles for children and families headed by Nickelodeon and documentaries that appeal to a vast and heterogeneous audience leveraging prestigious Paramount + Original. The launch of Paramount + in Italy strengthens our positioning in the streaming segment, enriching and completing our vast ecosystem which thus boasts two OTT platforms and our linear, pay and FTA channels “.
Paramount Plus Italy, price
For now, the cost of the service in Italy. We know that in the United States there are two plans: the Standard, which costs $ 4.99 a month (or $ 49.99 a year) and the Premium, which costs $ 9.99 a month (or $ 99.99 a year). ‘year). In the UK, however, the cost is £ 6.99 per month (around € 8) or £ 69.90 per year (around € 81).
Paramount Plus Italy, is there a free trial?
Again, we’ll have to wait for more information on the possibility of having a free trial of the service in our country. We do know, however, that in the UK this lasts for seven days.
Paramount Plus Italia, app and Sky
Basically there are two ways to see Paramount + in Italy: one is to register on the platform’s website and see the contents via the app for smart TVs, tablets and smartphones. Thanks to an agreement with Sky which also concerns other European countries, however, Paramount + will also be available on Sky Q and it will be free for all Sky Cinema subscribers.
Paramount Plus Italia, catalog
The original Italian productions
The Paramount + catalog in Italy can immediately boast some original Italian titles. Starting with Circeo, produced by Cattleya in collaboration with VIS, Paramount + and Rai Fiction, which will retrace all the phases of the process following the terrible news story of 1975. The series stars Greta Scarano in the role of Teresa Capogrossia lawyer who fights with conviction for the reform of the law on sexual violence and who will stand up for Donatella Colasanti, (played by Ambrosia Caldarelli), trying not only to win the trial but also to change the law. The series, based on an idea by Flaminia Gressi and a series subject by Flaminia Gressi and Lisa Nur Sultan, is written by the two authors together with Viola Rispoli and directed by Andrea Molaioli. He sees, among his interpreters, also Angelo Spagnoletti, Pia Lanciotti, Enrico Ianniello, Francesca Antonelli, Benedetta Cimatti and Guglielmo Poggi.
The romantic comedy is also planned 14 dayswritten and directed by Ivan Cotroneo, premiered at the last Torino Film Festival, which tells the story of a couple, Marta (Carlotta Natoli) and Lorenzo (Thomas Trabacchi): a house, an explosive crisis and two weeks of forced enclosure.
The series Free Body, (co-production Indigo Film and Network Movie, in co-production with ZDFneo, in collaboration with Rai Fiction and Paramount +, in association with All3Media International Limited), on the other hand, is a thriller based on the book of the same name by Ilaria Bernardini and written with Chiara Barzini, Ludovica Rampoldi and Giordana Mari, which marks the directorial debut of fiction by Cosima Spender and Valerio Bonelli, the authors of the SanPa docuseries. Set in the world of artistic gymnastics, the series fits perfectly into the teen drama genre.
It will debut in 2023 Miss Fallaciproduced by VIS and Minerva Pictures in association with Red String: a series that will tell the experiences of the young reporter Oriana Fallaci in New York and Hollywood in the late 1950s, before she became the first Italian war correspondent and a famous writer known all over the world.
Also Bosé will be available on Paramount +: the new six-part biopic series on the life of the Spanish singer and actor produced by Shine Iberia, Banijay Iberia and Elefantec Global for VIS.
In the catalog, of course, also international titles, starting with some of the most famous franchises in the world such as Star Trek, South Park they Mtv Shoreswhile for children SpongeBob SquarePants, PAW Patrol and many new Originals based on Nickelodeon’s most beloved characters.
Among the novelties, The OfferUS miniseries starring Miles Teller and Juno Temple that will take viewers behind the scenes of the cult The Godfather; Jerry & Marge Go Large the comedy starring Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening; 1883Yellowstone prequel e Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladiesthe prequel to the famous films.
Two new series from the Star Trek universe are also coming: Strange New Worlds And Prodigythe new Paramount + Original series in 3D animation dedicated to the younger audience.
During the fall, the spy drama will also arrive Rabbit Hole, with Kiefer Sutherland, who plays a master of deception in the world of corporate espionage, framed for murder by powerful forces with the ability to control the population; And Tulsa King, the crime drama starring Sylvester Stallone as a mafia boss. It will then be the turn of another Yellowstone spin-off series, that is 1932centered on the Dutton family during the period of Western expansion, Prohibition and the Great Depression and will star Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford.
There will also be branded series on Paramount + Showtimehow First Lady, dedicated to three iconic first ladies in US history, starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama; Michelle Pfeiffer, who will play Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson who will instead play the role of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Among other contents also American Gigolobased on the film of the same name; Super Pumped: The Battle for Uberwith Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Uma Thurman e The Man Who Fell to Earth, based on the novel by Walter Tevis who has already given life to the 1976 film of the same name with David Bowie. Among the novelties of the comedy genre, there will be I Love That for You.
As for the content for children and families, ready to debut the revival of iCarlythe new animated series Big Natethe reboot of the Rugrats And Two Fairly Oddparents: even more fantasy, new series in mixed media, live action and animation. Films dedicated to the whole family also enrich the offer. There are also numerous films, from classics to novelties. Among the titles, “Scream 5”, “Grease”, “The Godfather”and the sagas of “Star Trek”, “Top Gun” And “Transformers”.
Local productions and international co-productions, such as Murder of God’s Banker: docuseries about the murder of the Italian banker Roberto Calvi, whose body is found hanging from a bridge in London; Mask: Marie Antoinette Serial Killerchildren’s fantasy thrillers; A Thin Line-A thin linea German thriller starring two twin hacktivists; The Sheikh, German story about a con artist; the Mexican Sinaloa’s First Ladyon the life of Emma Coronel, El Chapo’s Beauty Queen Bride; One Must DieMexican thriller and The Chemistry of DeathGerman psychological crime.