Box office for "The Intouchables," which the Weinstein Co. will release on May 25 in the U.S., has hurtled past the B.O. of other movies released in Spain this year.
MADRID -- Turner Broadcasting has reupped on acquired toon series "Jelly Jamm," produced by Spain's Vodka Capital, nabbing the second season for its pre-school brand Cartoonito.
MADRID -- Spain's Elena Anaya ("The Skin I Live In") will play the femme lead in action-thriller "Inertia," which is directed by Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego ("Apollo 18," "King of the Hill").
MADRID -- Battered by crisis, piracy and soft numbers, Spanish box office nosedived a hefty 18.4% to Euros138.7 million ($181.7 million) in the last quarter, January through March, Rentrak confirmed…
MADRID -- Three weeks after its bow, Sundaytv, the new film/TV VOD platform of Latin American Internet portal Terra, is tracking close to 100,000 paying subscribers.
MADRID -- Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to Australian helmer Cate Shortland's "Lore," a drama set at the close of WWII.
MADRID -- Struggling to rein in its fiscal deficit, Spain's government announced Tuesday it will slash the 2012 budget of its central Film Protection Fund by 36% to €49 million ($63.7 million).
Expanding its play for Brazil's building middle-classes, TV giant TV Globo is readying "Gabriela," a new telenovela adaptation of Jorge Amado's 1958 novel "Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon."
William Vega's "La Sirga" (aka "The Towrope") swept Toulouse's 21st Films in Progress, scooping its Films in Progress Prize and Cine Plus Special Prize.
With Disney and Paramount having opted out of the international acquisition biz, and Fox and Sony focusing in some territories on select titles only, Warner Bros., a constant supporter of local film…