Focus Acquires Paolo Sorrentino’s Berlusconi Project ‘Loro’ For Italy

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EXCLUSIVE: Focus Features has acquired Paolo Sorrentino's upcoming Loro for release in Italy where it will be distributed by Universal Pictures' local outpost. The Oscar-winner's event project stars The Great Beauty's Toni Servillo as Silvio Berlusconi, the media mogul and erstwhile Prime Minister. From Indigo Film, the Italian-language Loro (Them) begins production this summer. Outside of Italy, sales are handled by Pathé, which is co-producing. Sorrentino directs from a…