Perenchio's Univision Communications is attempting a new Spanish conquest: to open up the U.S. Latino market for Spanish-lingo films. And he's focusing not on Hollywood blockbusters dubbed into…
Almodovar muse Cecilia Roth ("All About My Mother") will star in "The Cannibal's Daughter," Antonio Serrano's followup to "Sex, Shame and Tears," the biggest Mexican B.O. hit ever.
Marcelo Figueras, screenwriter of acclaimed Argentine pic "Plata Quemada," is writing the screenplay of the $9 million English-lingo "Time Spy" for Spain's Morena Films, its most ambitious pic to…
New Spanish production company 42nd Street Prods. has appointed Olaf de Boer as its head of international sales. The former ad exec previously worked at La Cosa de las Peliculas.
Good Machine Intl. will handle worldwide sales, outside of select Euro territories, on one of the hottest upcoming pics from Europe, Pedro Almodovar's "Talk to Her" (Hable con ella).
French sales company Films Distribution has picked up worldwide rights to Spanish competition player "Pau and His Brother" (Pau i el Seu Germa), which screens today. Italy's Story, run by Amadeo…
ARP Selection has acquired all rights for France to New Zealand pic "Rain." The coming-of-age tale marks the feature film debut of TV commercial director Christine Jeffs.
The San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival has set the three sidebar retros for its 49th edition: a tribute to Hollywood meller specialist Frank Borzage ("Seventh Heaven," 1927; "A Farewell to Arms," 1932…
In Julio Medem's "Sex and Lucia," produced by Spain's Sogecine, a lovelorn Spanish lass decamps to a Mediterranean island to retox after a bad relationship, aided by large doses of sex.
Douglas Wilson is ankling as Lolafilms VP of international production to head up a new, ambitious production operation at distrib Tripictures.
Stephen Rea is in negotiations to topline Fernando Solanas' $5.2 million "Afrodita, the Taste of Love." Pic is based on the bestselling cookbook "Stories, Recipes and Other Aphrodisiacs" by Isabel…