Brazilian Edson Arantes do Nascimento — better known to the world as Pele — scored 1,283 goals in his career and is the only player who was on teams that won the World Cup three times. He also…
RIO DE JANEIRO – As part of its global outreach, the Producers Guild of America is inking a MOU with its Rio-based Brazilian counterpart, the Interstate Assn. of Audiovisual Industry (Sicav). The…
RIO DE JANEIRO — Three-time Academy Award-nominated U.K. director Stephen Daldry ("Billy Elliot," "The Hours," "The Reader") will godfather "Streetkids United II – The Road to Rio." A chronicle of…
Lionel Baier's period comedy delights in film history, but feels too forced and artificial in its striving for 1970s screwball vibe.
Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" returned to Chinese multiplexes May 12 after being suddenly removed, in some cases midscreening, a month ago.
Soccer legend Pele is headed for the big screen with Imagine Entertainment and Seine Pictures going into production in August on a coming of age story. Pele is also headed to Cannes next week…
Epic Pictures Group is developing a "Rocky"-style movie version of the life of soccer superstar Lionel Messi.
Filmmakers flock to football films despite cool Brazilian market
Imagine Entertainment is getting in on the slew of soccer-themed projects spurred by the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, planning a feature film about legendary Brazilian soccer…
In trying to mount soccer's answer to "Raging Bull," Brazilian biopic "Heleno" possesses both a cultivated sense of noir and an antihero who fits the bill: Heleno de Freitas, the pre-Pele idol of Rio…
ESPN Deportes, the leading Spanish-language sports web in the U.S., is launching its first-ever original scripted skein in the fall.