"Jose y Pilar," which was produced by Pedro and Agustin Almodovar's El Deseo, Fernando Mereilles' 02 Filmes and Portugal's JumpCut, has been sold to Italy's Feltrinelli and Mexico's Plan B.
Taken on its own terms, this eight-part series has its moments action-wise, but the soapier elements mostly fall flat.
Anand Kini has joined NBCUniversal as senior VP strategic planning and development, effective July 5.
The BBC has nabbed another drama from Danish pubcaster DR, the web behind much praised crime skein "The Killing."
Australian thesp Xavier Samuel ("Eclipse") has joined the cast of "Drift," a surfing drama toplining Sam Worthington ("Avatar") and Myles Pollard ("Wolverine").
IFC Films has taken North American rights to Guillem Morales' "Julia's Eyes," one of Spain's key recent genre titles.
Box office tracking service Rentrak is to present its international B.O. achievement award to Warner Bros. Pictures Intl.
The industry's honored leaders and celebrated achievers tell Variety about mountains they still want to climb.
When AIDS hit in the early 1980's, Elizabeth Taylor rallied swiftly and bravely as the courageous high-profile spokesperson and fundraiser in the fight against the disease.
Master lyricist Hal David receives the Songwriters Hall of Fame's inaugural Visionary Leadership Award.