Penelope Cruz has inked to star in the Luc Besson-written and produced "Fanfan la Tulipe," a remake of a 1952 French adventure-comedy.
Mexican producer Jorge Vergara ("Y Tu Mama Tambien") and former Endeavor agent Sergio Aguero are setting up a U.S.-based TV production house, Jollywoot, to target the emerging U.S. Hispanic market.
Prolific Madrid-based producer Francisco Ramos has planted his flag -- and his banner Alquimia Cinema -- in international Spanish-lingo pic production.
Australia's Palace Film has taken all rights to Australia and New Zealand on 10 films from Italy's RAI Trade.
London-based producer Nadine Luque has been appointed director of the Film Business School, a twice-yearly training course for established European film producers.
Svensk Filmindustri will handle international sales on Ingmar Bergman's upcoming "Saraband" (a.k.a. "Anna"), which reunites the characters from his 1973 international hit, "Scenes From a Marriage."
It looks like Alejandro Jodorosky's much-mooted "Los hijos del Topo" (The Sons of El Topo), the sequel to his legendary "El Topo," may be finally going into production -- set up at Mathias…
Bruno Barreto ("Bossa Nova," "A View From the Top") is attached to direct one of the biggest Latin American pics of next year: the $3 million-$5 million "O Velho Marinheiro" ("Home Is the Sailor")…
Spain's Filmax Group is readying a slew of movies, plus an international co-production strategy that would consolidate its position as Barcelona's biggest integrated film company.
If Admira and Sogecable ever needed ammunition to argue the need for a merger of their digital platforms, they've just got it: Sogecable's first-quarter figures are just so-so and Admira's are…