Spanish pics selected for Cannes or being moved on the Riviera
Spain's Imagina Intl. Sales has picked up international distribution rights to "Tengo ganas de ti" (I Want You), the sequel to 2010 Spanish B.O. hit "Three Meters Above the Sky."
HBO has acquired U.S. pay TV and VOD rights to Spaniard Daniel Sanchez Arevalo's social comedy "Primos" (Cousinhood).
In what looks like a U.S. studio race to close down big local comedies in Spain, Universal Pictures has taken Spanish theatrical distribution rights to "Fuga de cerebros 2" (Brain Drain 2).
A teen fantasy about a romance between a bad boy with a good streak and a good girl with a bad streak, simpleminded, disposable "Three Steps Above Heaven" is too eager to please.
Pic reps crude, violent, flashy and sentimental fare, but with a sharp, intelligent edge that gets it out of jail.
Antonio Banderas follows up his 1999 helming debut, "Crazy in Alabama," with the altogether different "Summer Rain," a broodingly intense adaptation of scripter Antonio Soler's prize-winning novel…