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Ex-Netflix Exec Juan Mayne to Lead Corazon Films Production Venture (Exclusive)

After recently signing a multiyear programming deal with the U.S. Spanish-language streamer Pantaya, Corazon Films has hired industry veteran Juan Mayne to spearhead an ambitious move to ramp up production for SVOD platforms and theatrical. With Mayne at the helm, the Mexico City-based producer aims to churn out about a dozen feature films and seven […]

Televisa USA Adapting Murder Mystery Series ‘Gran Hotel’

The English-language thriller is set in 1950s Cuba.

Mexican Slapstick Comedy Icon ‘La India Maria’ Dies at 74

Maria Elena Velasco is a household name in the Spanish-speaking world.

Discovery CEO David Zaslav to Be Nominated to Televisa Board

Lionsgate chief Jon Feltheimer also will be nominated to Televisa's board of directors at an upcoming shareholders' meeting.

Hollywood Reporter Names the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global TV

And you thought getting ahead in Hollywood was tough. Meet the 25 female tastemakers, from Jordan to Guangdong Province, who decide what the world watches

Globosat, Caracol to Launch Spanish-Language Channel in U.S.

Look out Univision and Telemundo

UFC Officially Heading to Mexico

The "Ultimate Fighter: Latin America" reality show is set to begin production and will premiere on Televisa on August 18, while a championship fight has been scheduled for November.

Sony TV and Brazil’s Band TV Ink Co-Production Deal

One of the three projects the studio and the network are teaming up for include a local version of the hit U.S. comedy "The Nanny."

‘El Premio’ Takes the Prize at Morelia Film Fest

Paula Markovitch's dirty war drama has won best picture at Mexico's top two film festivals this year.

Mexican Film Project ‘Heartbeat of the World’ Has Global Pulse

Serbia's Emir Kusturica, Mexico's Guillermo Arriaga and Japan's Hideo Nakata are among those collaborating.

‘Miss Bala’ Crowned Mexico’s Foreign-Language Oscar Submission

Gerardo Najanjo’s film will also vie for a Goya nom in Spain.

Mexican Animated Film ‘Top Cat’ Breaks Record at Box Office

Based on the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series, the film version grossed nearly $3.2 million.