Fred Seibert’s Frederator Networks is making a jump into YouTube toons en español, creating a Spanish-language animation network in a joint venture with Mexico City-based Ánima Estudios. The partners…
Mexico's City's Anima Estudios, the producer of Warner Bros. property "Top Cat," Mexico's biggest local toon hit in years, is bringing its follow-up, "Save Oz!," to the market. Anima's flagship…
Sam Taylor-Johnson, the British helmer of “Nowhere Boy” who is married to “Kick-Ass” star Aaron Taylor-Johnson, has been tapped to direct the Universal and Focus adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey,”…
Viva Pictures has acquired all U.S. rights to “Top Cat: The Movie” and plans a theatrical release this summer, followed by VOD, digital and home entertainment launches. Based on the 1960s…
The bitter battle between Europe's studios to lure big U.S. shoots has claimed a large scalp: Spain's $380 million Ciudad de la Luz.
Pantelion Films, a Lionsgate/Televisa joint venture, has acquired U.S. distribution rights to dramedy "Man of Stone," produced by Mexico City's Alebrije, which aims to straddle movie markets either…
Los Angeles and Mexico City-based Alex Garcia, Latin America's biggest indie movie producer-financier, is setting up Latam Distribution, focusing on Latin America and U.S. Hispanic distribution and…
Unimaginable to most non-residents, the paranoia that is part of living in South Africa is realized with subtle specificity in "Layla Fourie," the third feature from Johannesburg-born helmer Pia…
The creative team behind upcoming horror "You're Next" is set to reunite for action thriller "The Guest."
Paul Giamatti and Felicity Jones are in talks for roles in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."
There's a beguiling aesthetic playfulness here, but the narrative's erratic, sometimes confused progress is finally more frustrating than rewarding.