Overseas auds have long clamored for more varied product from Hollywood, and in 2009 the biz's potpourri paid off robustly.
The Spanish government approved anti-piracy legislation Friday that will allow National Audience, the country's federal court, to close or block websites facilitating unauthorized movie and music…
Daniel Monzon's "Cell 211" dominated nominations for the 2010 Spanish Academy Goya Awards.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Spain delivered the madre of all box-office grosses in 2009, an all-time record of around Euros675 million ($965.25 million), according to Nielsen EDI in Spain.
Pablo Trapero's "Carancho" and Pablo Stoll's "Tres" are among 40 co-productions that will receive coin from film fund Ibermedia.
Pilar Lopez de Ayala ("Mad Love") and Ricardo Trepa are attached to topline "The Strange Case of Angelica," the next feature by Portuguese helmer Manoel de Oliveira, who turned 101 on Friday.
Pau Freixas' "Heroes" and Agusti Villaronga's "Black Bread" drew buyer attention at the first Catalan Screenings in Paris.
Chilean Sebastian Silva's "La nana" wins big at the 35th Huelva Ibero-American Film Fest.
Spain's Vertice 360 film and TV holding will merge its two distribs, Notro and Manga, to create Vertice Cine.
Two Spanish movies are rewriting recent B.O. record books in the territory.