Itaca Films Ramping Up Cuban Branch (Exclusive)

Morelia, Mexico – Latin American powerhouse shingle Itaca Films, led by founder/president Alex Garcia and CEO Santiago Garcia Galvan (“Desierto,” “Under the Same Moon”), has been quietly building a ...

‘La La Land’ Comes to Morelia Fest as it Hosts Top Festival Winners and Demian Bichir’s Helming Debut

‘La La Land’ Comes to Morelia Fest as it Hosts Top Festival Winners and Demian Bichir’s Helming Debut World-class festival winners are bowing at the 14th Morelia Int’l Film Festival, including Damian Chazelle’s Oscar-buzzworthy “La La Land,” Nate Parker’s controversial Sundance hit “Birth of a ...

Morelia Film Fest To Unveil Demian Bichir’s Debut ‘Un Cuento de Circo & a Love Song’

Morelia Film Fest To Unveil Demian Bichir’s Debut ‘Un Cuento de Circo & a Love Song’ Mexican thesp Demian Bichir, Oscar-nommed for his lauded perf in 2011 drama “A Better Life,” is staging the world premiere of his directorial debut “Un Cuento de Circo & A Love Song” (aka “Refugio”) ...

Guanajuato 2016 Dispatch: Demián Bichir on Jorge Michel Grau's 7:19

The opening night film for the second half of Guanajuato 2016 (the one that takes place in Guanajuato Capital) was Jorge Michel Grau’s 7:19, a drama set in the historic morning of 19 September, 1985, ...

Mundial brings 'Refugio' to Cannes

Mundial brings 'Refugio' to Cannes Exclusive: Demian Bichir’s directorial debut follows a man travelling from Mexico to New Orleans. Mundial is launching sales here on Demian Bichir’s feature directorial debut Refugio. The story ...

Taye Diggs Joins Topher Grace Musical Comedy ‘One Shot’

Topher Grace’s backstage musical comedy One Shot is getting a Broadway vet in Taye Diggs. The singer-actor has joined the cast of the indie film, about a failed star turned stage manager (Grace) who ...

Channing Tatum, Demian Bichir join Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ cast

Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight has been hotly anticipated ever since the director threatened he might never even make it. But when Django Unchained brought along such oddball and exhilarating ...

Eva Longoria & Lily Collins Rev Up For Low Riders Movie

Eva Longoria & Lily Collins Rev Up For Low Riders Movie Exclusive: Eva Longoria and Lily Collins are in talks to star opposite Demian Bichir in the untitled Low Riders movie for Universal Pictures, Blumhouse and Imagine Entertainment. Bichir was already ...

Demián Bichir Talks The Bridge Season 2, the Expanded Cast, Delivering on Threads from Season 1, Directing a Future Episode, Refugio, and More

Season 2 of the FX crime thriller The Bridge has Detective Sonya Cross (Diane Kruger) and her Mexican counterpart, Detective Marco Ruiz (Demián Bichir) teamed up again to when the body of a cartel ...

Frozen Filmmakers Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck and Peter Del Vecho To Present At 41st Student Academy Awards

Actors Demian Bichir, Adrian Grenier and Nate Parker, along with the writing/directing/producing team of Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck and Peter Del Vecho, who earned Oscars for Frozen, will present at the ...

Pollak, De Lancie, Jones Board Ag Studios ‘Mind Puppets’ Cast (Exclusive)

Kevin Pollak (“Usual Suspects,” “Casino”), John de Lancie (“Gamer”) and Vinnie Jones (“Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels”) are among the ensemble cast of Ag Studios’ soon-to-shoot comedy “Mind ...

Eva Longoria to Parade Magazine: I Do Not Have That Need to Procreate

Taking time away from the set of her upcoming film "Refugio," Eva Longoria garnered herself a little added exposure by covering the latest issue of Parade magazine. While striking a few poses with ...

Eva Longoria in Prestige Hong Kong: I Don't Consider Myself A Sex Symbol

Taking time away from the set of her upcoming film "Refugio," Eva Longoria garnered herself a little added exposure by covering the April 2014 issue of Prestige Hong Kong magazine. The former ...

Casting Net: Eva Longoria boards Blumhouse thriller; Plus, Richard Dreyfuss joins political sex-scandal drama, more

Casting Net: Eva Longoria boards Blumhouse thriller; Plus, Richard Dreyfuss joins political sex-scandal drama, more • Eva Longoria has signed on to star in the Blumhouse horror pic Visions, alongside Isla Fisher (Wedding Crashers), Gillian Jacobs (Community), and Anson Mount (Hell on Wheels). Jim Parsons (The Big ...

Eva Longoria nude for Elle, covered in Swarovski crystals

Former "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria is gracing the cover of the Spanish edition of Elle magazine, wearing nothing but some strategically-placed Swarovski crystals. Longoria says of the ...

Velarium Creates Mexico Genre Hub (Exclusive)

Baja Fest, Los Cabos – Founded in 2011 by director Jorge Michel Grau (“We Are What We Are,” “Big Sky”) and producer Mayra Espinosa Castro, Mexico City’s Velarium Arts has unveiled an extensive – and ...

Demian Bichir Has Hired a Bunch of Attractive Actresses to Star in His First Feature, ‘Refugio’

After earning an Oscar nomination for his acting work in the 2011 immigration tale, A Better Life, actor Demian Bichir proved himself to be a huge talent that mainstream audiences had been generally ...

Casting Net: Hugh Jackman teams up with Neill Blomkamp; Plus, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, more

Casting Net: Hugh Jackman teams up with Neill Blomkamp; Plus, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, more • Hugh Jackman (The Wolverine) may take on an antagonist role in Neill Blomkamp’s next venture Chappie. The Elysium director has also recruited Sharlto Copley and Dev Patel to tell the story of a ...

Demian Bichir Makes Helming Debut With Eva Longoria In ‘Refugio’

Demian Bichir Makes Helming Debut With Eva Longoria In ‘Refugio’ Deadline revealed back in April that A Better Life star Demian Bichir was moving toward his feature directing debut on the indie Refugio. He’s set his cast—Eva Longoria, Jose Angel Bichir, and Jorge ...

Longoria Joins Demian Bichir's "Refugio"

Eva Longoria, Jose Angel Bichir, and Jorge Perugorria have joined the cast of the indie drama "Refugio" at Ag Studios and Bn Films. Demian Bichir ("The Bridge," "Machete Kills") is making his feature ...