On June 20, 1 million Brazilians — students, middle-class professionals, trade union rank-and-file, '60s activists and entire families — staged the nation's largest street protest since 1992 — the…
Elite Squad 2
From the point of view of world sports, Brazil is about to have its blazing moment in the sun. Will this period of high visibility also extend to other sectors of its culture?
GUADALAJARA – For decades, Latin America's biggest challenge has been snagging theatrical distribution for its movies throughout the region. Finally, however, pioneers like Guido Rud's FilmSharks…
Brazilian pics at the Berlin fest reflect the human side of a rapidly growing nation
Jose Padilha, director of "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within" is teaming via his Zazen Prods. label with Daniel Filho's Lereby Prods. to raise $60 million to finance 10 Brazilian movies over the next…
More than two months after Darren Aronofsky dropped out of directing "The Wolverine," 20th Century Fox is considering eight replacement candidates, a diverse group that includes helmers with indie…
Brit distrib Revolver Entertainment has snapped up U.K. rights to Jose Padilha's "Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within," being sold by Stuart Ford's IM Global, and east London morality tale "Turnout."
Wagner Moura has landed one of the lead roles in MRC and Sony's sci-fier ''Elysium,'' which Neil Blomkamp will direct.
After a string of highly dissimilar dramas and docus, director/co-writer Jose Padilha ("Bus 174," "Garapa") revisits the material of Brazilian B.O. smash "Elite Squad" and gives it a new spin in…
Kevin Smith's "Red State," J.C. Chandor's "Margin Call," Dito Montiel's "The Son of No One," George Ratliff's "Salvation Boulevard," Eugene Jarecki's "Reagan," Steve James' "The Interrupters" and…