Cinecittà Studios Chief Says Fire Caused Minimal Damage

A hearth that broke out Monday at Rome’s Cinecittà Studios has not considerably slowed down exercise on the storied filming amenities, in line with studio chief Nicola Maccanico.

“The fireplace didn’t trigger any hurt to individuals; it was rapidly extinguished and injury was restricted,” Maccanico stated in a press release for Selection. “The protection system, in a really weak time interval given the excessive temperatures, kicked in promptly and allowed the flames to be restricted with out damaging any of our sound phases, nor any of our different manufacturing areas.”

The Cinecittà CEO went on to thank the Rome Hearth Brigade and Civil Safety company for his or her “essential contribution” in making certain that the flames had been quickly put out and didn’t unfold additional.

“Cinecittà and the Metropolis of Rome have confirmed that they know how you can react promptly inside a sophisticated context,” Maccanico stated within the assertion. “And this additional confirms the effectivity of our studios that are working at full capability with productions from all around the world.”

There are presently roughly 20 movies and exhibits in both manufacturing or post-production at Cinecittà, together with the shoot for Netflix’s sequel to Charlize Theron movie “The Previous Guard”; the second season of Sky’s Historical Rome collection “Domina”; the third season of Amazon’s comedy present “LOL”; and a movie being directed by widespread Italian actor Paola Cortellesi, produced by Fremantle.

Fremantle just lately entered a five-year pact with Cinecittà involving the continual rental of six sound phases on the iconic studios which might be presently present process a serious revamp.

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