EXCLUSIVE: Veteran producer Richard Salvatore has been appointed Head of US Movie Manufacturing and Distribution at Iervolino & Girl Bacardi Leisure (ILBE) because the Italian firm appears to develop its stateside footprint.
Salvatore steps into the newly created submit instantly and can report into CEO Andrea Iervolino. He’ll function in LA and Rome and shall be accountable for the event, forged choice, manufacturing, gross sales and distribution of ILBE Group’s movies for the U.S. and Canadian markets.
Manufacturing veteran Salvatore has labored on greater than 60 options. Between 2020 and 2022, he was a producer or exec producer on Vanquish with Morgan Freeman, Ruby Rose for Capstone, Onerous Matter with Tyrese Gibson and Harvey Keitel for WonderFilms, and Muti, to be launched within the coming months, with Cole Hauser, Morgan Freeman and Peter Stormare for ILBE. In 2020, he was a producer on Robert De Niro comedy The Comeback Path.
ILBE is at the moment a part of the manufacturing staff on Michael Mann characteristic Ferrari starring Adam Driver, Penélope Cruz, Shailene Woodley, Patrick Dempsey and Jack O’Connell.
Iervolino mentioned: “We’re excited to launch our North America growth initiative with Richard, an trade veteran and professional in manufacturing and distribution. I’m more than happy to welcome him to our group on this new position. Alongside our rising operations all through Europe, we wish to leverage the North America presence to construct a seamless, intercontinental movie growth, manufacturing and distribution enterprise and create world class content material for world audiences.”
“I’m thrilled to have the ability to start working in full partnership with ILBE. Contemplating our previous successes, becoming a member of the corporate is a vital recognition for my journey,” commented Salvatore. “I’m assured that we are going to be engaged on phenomenal scripts and hiring top-notch actors, whereas at all times preserving the standard of filmmaking excessive, as evidenced by the strong schedule we’ve got already ready for subsequent fall.”
As we revealed, ILBE not too long ago closed a U.S. cope with Samuel Goldwyn Movies for female-powered anthology characteristic Inform it Like A Girl. Earlier household and animated titles embody Arctic Canines and Puffins. Johnny Depp characteristic Ready For The Barbarians debuted in 2019 on the Venice Movie Pageant.