The race is on to make the first major feature involving the hottest youth-driven music phenomenon to hit the radio waves: Reggaeton.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
Michael D. Wortsman is now sole prexy of Univision Television Group after co-prexy Tom Arnost abruptly resigned Thursday. Net said he had gone "to pursue other opportunities" but offered no further…
Lions Gate Entertainment has forged a joint venture with Panamax Films, the new production shingle of former Telemundo prexy-CEO Jim McNamara. Under the deal, aimed at reaching the burgeoning Latino…
Only a handful of pics aimed at U.S. Latinos have lately managed to catch on, but a small R-rated pic has captivated this elusive market, at least on the East Coast.
Veteran talent manager Ivan De Paz has ankled L.A.-based Hispanic marketing and talent management company Arenas Entertainment to launch DePAZ Management, a boutique management agency specializing in…
Paris-based sales outfit Wild Bunch has paid seven figures for worldwide rights to Alfonso Arau and Laura Esquivel's upcoming $10 million love story "El dia que me quieras" (Dare to love me). Pact…
London-based producer Don Ranvaud's shingle Buena Onda and the Puerto Rican Film Commission have forged a $250,000 joint development film fund to produce three to five pics a year in Puerto Rico.
English-lingo Latino net Si TV has ordered a third season -- 14 episodes -- of hit political yakker "Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner."
Unitel Pictures Intl., a U.S.-based Philippine company, has snagged worldwide rights, including North America, to the Chinese mainland hit "Life, Translated" helmed by Agan.
Thirteen years after making "Like Water for Chocolate," the highest-grossing Spanish-lingo pic in the U.S. and abroad, Mexican helmer Alfonso Arau and scribe-novelist Laura Esquivel are reteaming on…