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‘The Plague’ Screenwriter Rafael Cobos Directs ‘El Hijo Zurdo’ as Movistar Plus Empowers Its Screenwriters

Rafael Cobos, the co-screenwriter of Alberto Rodríguez’s Goya best picture winner “Marshland” and “The Plague,” one of Movistar Plus’ most ambitious series ever, is getting his own show. …

Louis Vuitton Opens Men’s Store on Rodeo Drive

California’s first Louis Vuitton men’s store has landed in Beverly Hills. The French fashion house’s two-floor stand-alone boutique, at 420 N. Rodeo Dr., opens July 16 and will…

San Sebastian Sets Opening Film With ‘Modelo 77,’ Starring ‘Money Heist’ Star Miguel Herrán

The latest project from Spanish filmmaker Alberto Rodríguez, “Modelo 77” (“Prison 77”), will open the 70th edition of San Sebastian this fall. The pic, which will play out…

Spain’s ‘Still Life With Ghost,’ ‘Goat Girl,’ ‘The Remnants,’ ‘There Is Evil,’ Presented at Cannes’ Producers Network

Enrique Buleo’s “Still Life With Ghost,” Ana Asensio’s “The Goat Girl,” Gala Gracia’s “The Remnants of You” and Esteban Alenda Bros.’ “There Is Evil” are some of the…

Spanish Cinema 2022: Top Titles at Cannes

“El agua,” (Elena López Riera) A Directors’ Fortnight title, the feature debut of Locarno winning López Riera (“Los Que Desean”), a fantasy-laced village-set critique of gender violence. S.A. Elle Driver…

‘House of Flowers’’ Paco Leon to Star in Alenda Brothers’ Thriller ‘There Is Evil’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Paco León, one of Spain’s most prominent talents, is attached to star in thriller “Líbranos del mal” (“There Is Evil”), directed and produced by brothers José and César…

Catalonia Becoming European Production Powerhouse

“Alcarràs,” from Catalonia’s Carla Simón, won Berlin’s top Golden Bear in February. “One Year, One Night,” from Catalan Isaki Lacuesta, also played in main competition. This May “Pacifiction,”…

Film Factory Introduces Mar Targarona, Rodar y Rodar’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Curse’ to Buyers (EXCLUSIVE)

Barcelona-based Film Factory Entertainment has acquired international sales rights to horror-thriller “El Cuco” (“The Cuckoo’s Curse”), the latest film by “The Photographer of Mauthausen” and “Two” producer-director Mar…

Filmax Swoops on ‘Unicorns,’ Alex Lora’s Awaited Fiction Feature Debut

Filmax has swooped in on one of Spain’s most awaited fiction feature debuts of 2022, Alex Lora’s “Unicorns” (“Unicornios”). Pic is produced by Inicia Films’ Valerie Delpierre, producer…

‘Wrinkles’ Producer Manuel Cristobal Boards Mano Animation Studios’ Feature Project ‘The Glassworker’ (EXCLUSIVE)

After a two-and-a half year hiatus, renowned Spanish producer Manuel Cristobal has returned to toon production, joining the team behind animated feature project “The Glassworker,” directed by Usman…

Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz Win Prizes as ‘The Good Boss’ and ‘The Kingdom’ Sweep Platino Awards

Fernando León de Aranoa’s Oscar-shortlisted “The Good Boss” and Argentine Netflix series “The Kingdom” proved the main winners Sunday night at the 9th Platino Awards, which also prized…