Europe's cashed-up media players are caught up in a consolidation craze of their own. A week after powerful cable operator UPC gobbled up pan-Euro station group SBS, Spain's Telefonica has leapt…
Spain, with its irrepressible cultural energy and its access to Latin America, has long threatened to breed a media titan fit to compete on the global stage. Now it's got one.
The Universal Music Group and Spanish media giant Grupo Prisa have teamed to create a Latin music label, Muxxic Latina.
Posting some of the best financial results of any free-to-air private broadcaster in Europe, Spain's Antena 3 announced a 73% increase in net profits to $122 million for 1999. Net revenues for the…
Hollywood majors Fox and Warners are sealing megabuck deals with Spanish broadcasters, underscoring the new vibrancy of this TV market.
Giant Spanish telco Telefonica announced record net profits for 1999 of Pta300.3 billion ($1.76 billion).
Franchise Classics will produce "The Green Dragon," written and to be directed by brothers Tony Bui and Timothy Linh Bui ("Three Seasons") and to star Forest Whitaker and Patrick Swayze.
Sylvester Stallone is set to star in Seven Arts Intl.'s "Morton Orwell" (otherwise known as "Confidence"). Announcement was made to buyers at Wednesday's opening of the American Film Market in Santa…
Exercising a 3-year-old option, Warner Bros. Intl. Television has taken a 10% stake in Spanish digital TV platform Canal Satelite Digital. Deal is said to be worth $320 million-$420 million.
Tony Themistocleous has exited as executive consultant at the London-based sales and development company Lolafilms U.K., a subsid of Spain's biggest movie production company, Lolafilms.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%