Palermo is becoming increasingly popular as a film set. The mayor, Roberto Lagalla, highlighted that the city has hosted 137 productions in the last two years, including both large international productions and smaller projects. Lagalla expressed his satisfaction with the growing interest in the city and emphasized the economic benefits of hosting major film companies. He also noted that Palermo is breaking away from the stereotype of being a city only known for mafia-themed films and TV series. Some of the productions mentioned include The White Lotus, I Leoni di Sicilia, and The Gattopardo. This influx of film and TV productions is providing significant economic returns for the city.
Palermo set cinematografico, 137 produzioni in due anni