Little Italy (2018 film)

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Little Italy
Little Italy film.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Donald Petrie
Produced by
Screenplay by
Music by Mateo Messina
Cinematography Thom Best
Edited by Michele Conroy
Distributed by
Release date
  • August 24, 2018 (2018-08-24) (Canada)
  • September 21, 2018 (2018-09-21) (United States)
Running time
102 minutes[1]
  • United States
  • Canada
Language English

Little Italy is an English-language romantic comedy film starring Emma Roberts and Hayden Christensen. It is directed by Donald Petrie based on a screenplay by Steve Galluccio and Vinay Virmani. It also stars Alyssa Milano, Adam Ferrara, Gary Basaraba, Linda Kash, Andrew Phung, Cristina Rosato, Danny Aiello and Andrea Martin.


A young couple (Hayden Christensen and Emma Roberts) must navigate a blossoming romance, amidst a war between their families' competing pizza restaurants.



In July 2017, it was announced Hayden Christensen, Emma Roberts, Andrea Martin, Alyssa Milano, Danny Aiello, Adam Ferrara, Gary Basaraba, Andrew Phung, and Jane Seymour had joined the cast of the film, with Donald Petrie directing from a screenplay by Steve Galluccio and Vinay Virmani. Pauline Dhillon and Ajay Virmani will serve as producers on the film, while Fred Fuchs, Tiffany Kuzon, Patrick Roy and Christina Kubacki will serve as executive producers, under their Firsttake Entertainment, Telefilm Canada and Gem Entertainment banners, respectively. Entertainment One will distribute in Canada.[2][3]

Principal photography began in June 2017.[4]


The film is scheduled to be released in Canada on August 24, 2018, by Entertainment One.[5] and in the United States on September 21, 2018, by Lionsgate.[6]


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