Andres Vicente Gomez's Lolafilms has made the first step in turning its huge local hit, James Bond parody "Torrente 2," into an international franchise.
Spanish distribber Manga Films has closed Spanish rights on "Ali," the Muhammed Ali bio from the Initial Entertainment Group (IEG).
Top Spanish production house Lolafilms is in final negotiations for a U.S. sale on three movies: Alex de la Iglesia's "Common Wealth," Spanish B.O. smash "Torrente, the Long Arm of the Law" and its…
"Co-production is like sex. There are more people doing it than you think, but it's not always the people you think who are doing it," an industry chestnut goes. Underendowed in the state subsidy…
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.