A year after approving a production incentives law, Panama is seeing the benefits in a boost for local productions and co-productions. "With the exception of 2007 (when “Quantum of Solace” shot in…
Panamanian singer-composer-actor Ruben Blades joins Robert De Niro and Edgar Ramirez in “Hands of Stone,” Jonathan Jakubowicz’s upcoming biopic on boxer Roberto Duran. The Emmy- and Grammy…
After the Sundance Film Festival started generating criticism for turning into a Nascar-like promotional blitz for brands, marketers have become a little more savvy about how they generate buzz for…
This surprise hit in Panama could score with Hispanic auds elsewhere.
Colombian telenovelas may have the region's intelligentsia and political leaders railing about their violent content, but their ratings are still stellar.
Producer Ben Barenholtz, comicbook author Kurt Busiek and screenwriter Jonathan Alpers, under their newly formed Panama Leo banner, have acquired rights to develop a feature from superhuman comicbook…
John Boorman's spirited adaptation of "The Tailor of Panama," is a stylish, sardonic addition to the spy genre. Pic has class to spare, with Pierce Brosnan toplining as a British agent with the…
"The Panama Deception" is a forceful, straightforward condemnation of the Reagan-Bush policies in Panama, particularly the 1989 U.S. invasion and its aftermath. Despite very modest production values…
Eric Hodgins' novel of the trials and tribulations of the Blandings, while building their dream house, read a lot funnier than they filmed. Norman Panama and Melvin Frank come through with a glossy…