Martha De Laurentiis formed the Dino De Laurentiis Company (DDLC) in 1980 with her partner and husband, Dino De Laurentiis. Over the past 33 years, Martha has produced, executive produced, and co-produced over 40 films and miniseries. Now known as the De Laurentiis Company, the enterprise has overseen the construction and management of three major international film studios: the Screen Gem Studios in Wilmington, NC; the Warner Bros. / Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast of Australia; and the CLA-De Laurentiis studios in Ouarzazate, Morocco.
DLC is based on the Universal Pictures lot, where it holds a long-standing first-look deal. In addition to producing the smash hit Hannibal for NBC, DLC is presently developing a diverse slate of projects for both film and television, including a Barbarella series with Nicolas Winding Refn for Gaumont International TV and Canal Plus, a series based on the novel Gateway by Frederik Pohl, a feature film entitled The Seventh Day, and a new project based on the Sandman Slim series by Richard Kadrey.