Faced with growing protests against his government and a faltering economy, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has tightened his chokehold on local media, driving some network chiefs into exile.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
Rio de Janeiro-based equity investor RioFilme has launched a pioneering cinema circuit in the city's hillside slums, or favelas.
Univision Communications has tapped former AOL and NBC Universal TV exec Randy Falco for a newly created position of exec VP and chief operating officer as it continues to strengthen its management…
Talks are under way to bring Off Broadway one-woman show "They Call Me La Lupe," starring "Dexter's" Lauren Velez as the titular character, to the bigscreen.
Buoyed by 3D hits led by "Toy Story 3D," total 2010 box office in Colombia leaped 30% to $136.5 million vs. $104.8 million the previous year, according to local B.O. research company Cadbox.
Music Box has picked up U.S. rights to Venezuela Oscar submission "Hermano" (Brother).
U.S. Spanish-lingo premium feevee Cinelatino will kick off the new year with some of the biggest box office hits in Latin America, led by the U.S. premiere of "El Estudiante" (The Student), a boffo…
Most of the Latin American pics vying for a foreign-language Oscar nom this year are feature debuts, heralding a sea change sweeping through Latin America's film industries.
Univision network topper Cesar Conde has continued his management reshuffle with the appointment of vet journo Isaac Lee to the post of news prez and Alexander "Sandy" Brown to prexy of sports.
Warner Bros. has inked a distribution deal with UIP for Central America and Panama.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$34.5M Sony / TriStar -2.10%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$205.3M Disney -15.02%
Rio 23Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$79.6M Fox -28.13%