Lions Gate Entertainment has taken North American rights to all four of the newest pics from Spain's Fantastic Factory, the horror label of Barcelona-based mini-major Filmax.
Universal Pictures has cast Spanish actress Elena Anaya ("Talk to Her," "Sex and Lucia") in Stephen Sommer's gothic action extravaganza, "Van Helsing."
The Spanish know how to throw a fiesta. Filmax Entertainment underscored the point at its now traditional Cannes first-Saturday soiree held this year at the Villa Toscana, where it celebrated the…
Two of Europe's biggest film companies, France's EuropaCorp and Italy's RAI Cinema, have inked a three-year production-distribution pact.
Spanish helmer Carlos Saura ("Cria Cuervos," "Carmen") will direct the tentatively titled "El septimo dia" (The Seventh Day) for Spanish prodco Lolafilms.
Kevin Williams Associates has licensed Argentine-Spanish film "Un dia de suerte" (A Lucky Day) to the U.K.'s Feature Film Company for a theatrical release.
Morena has launched a low-budget Happy Hour label for teen/twentysomething testosterone comedies.
Margaret Nicoll's Madrid-based production and financing company New Zeal will be handling international co-production on Elio Quiroga's chiller "NO-DO."
L.A.-based Senator Intl. and Paul Brooks' production-financing company Gold Circle Films have inked a four-pic co-financing deal.
Argentine thesp Leonardo Sbaraglia and Spanish actors Unax Ugalde and Silvia Abascal have boarded "Oxigeno" (Oxygen) a Euro6.6 million ($7.3 million) U-boat drama directed by Alvaro Fernandez Armero…
Tomas Cimadevilla's Telespan 2000 is prepping a "24 Hour Party People"-style pic on Spain's late '70s/early '80s Madrid punk movement, the so-called Movida, which was immortalized in the early pics…