TNT Latin America has nabbed pan-regional basic cable rights to the Oscars. Starting in 2006, channel will air the Academy Awards live in 35 territories for three years.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
Will Latin America be the next Asia for toons? Judging from the number of animation studios and schools popping up across the region, the answer may be yes.
Soccer legend Pele is in talks with writer Freddie Fields to create a sequel to the Fields-penned soccer-war drama "Escape to Victory."
Marc Beauchamps has exited top Brazilian indie distrib Lumiere to set up his own film company, which will start with a co-production with Moonshot Pictures.
Indie shingle Cinema Seven Prods. has signed Alfonso Arau to direct "Gold on Eagle Street," an English-lingo contempo fable set in East Los Angeles.
Warner Bros. Pictures International has snapped up Spanish and Latin American distribution rights to Guillermo del Toro's upcoming horror/fantasy drama "Pan's Labyrinth," slated to shoot in Spain in…
Sao Paolo, Brazil-based film company Life in the Tropics Entertainment (LITE) has launched a film development fund aimed at addressing the dearth of quality screenplays in Latin America.
Spurred by the success of Latino soaps -- telenovelas -- in Eastern Europe, buyers from this region have been snapping up Latino pics, especially ones starring telenovela thesps. Pics, however, only…
Venevision has taken all U.S. rights to Spanish thriller "Oculto" (Hidden), a genre-hopping revenge thriller helmed by emerging Spanish auteur Antonio Hernandez ("The City of No Limits").
Chile has seen a steady growth in local pic production thanks to hefty political support and an uptick in private backing. "Even building contractors, real estate and supermarket businesses have been…
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%