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…
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National Amusements has acquired UCI's exhib circuit in Brazil. UCI has 111 screens in 10 cinemas in seven cities, including Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo, that account for 33% of Brazil's box office…
The ninth Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival wrapped Sunday with Argentina's "Las Mantenidas sin suenos" by Vera Fogwill and Martin Desalvo taking home the Rita awards for feature and first film.
Focus Features has inked a two-year deal with Mexico City-based Canana Films, the new shingle formed by thesps Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna with L.A.-based Mexican producer Pablo Cruz.
Take the world's largest Spanish-lingo TV content provider, Mexico's Televisa. Add Spain's most successful drama producer, Arbol. Stir in top Spanish rights-broker Mediapro, production company Drive…
The box office downturn in Latin America is putting a slight crimp in an otherwise dynamic market, where key players have been expanding outside their natural borders and international circuits…
Fledgling U.S. Latino shingle Voy Pictures has unveiled its debut pic "Public Emily," an action-adventure romp to be directed by L.A.-based Argentine helmer Gabriella Tagliavini ("Ladies Night").
The ninth annual Los Angeles Latino Film Festival opens Friday at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood with the U.S. premiere of Spanish helmer Benito Zambrano's drama "Habana Blues." Event wraps Oct…
Jonathan Jakubowicz, Venezuelan helmer-scribe of Miramax release "Secuestro Express," is raising a ruckus over Venezuela's submission of "1888" for consideration in the foreign-language Oscar…
Fox TV Latin America is co-producing a Brazilian skein similar to "Sex and the City." New show is a spinoff of romantic comedy feature "Avassaladoras" (Overwhelming Women) co-produced by local player…
Now that "Desperate Housewives," "Lost" and other ABC primetime programs are available in either dubbed or subtitled Spanish, will the Alphabet web grab viewers from U.S. Hispanic giant Univision?