Fresh News 10/21/21

Posted by on October 26, 2021

Pantaya and Pentelion sign multi-year contracts with El Estudios, The Lift and Traziende Film 

Courtesy: Pantaya

In an effort to add more original content these Latino Hollywood studios have joined forces with Latin American companies. These production studios have worked with companies such as HBO, Sony Pictures, and Netflix. We can’t wait to see what they are going to bring now with this collaboration. For more information check out the link Here.

Gloria Fan joins Disney Branded Television

Courtesy: Disney

Former VP Current Programming at 20th Television will now be head of Current Series and oversee original series for Disney Channel and Disney +. Fan’s previous work includes Amazon studios’ The promised Neverland and FX’s Mayans M.C. For more information click HERE.

U.S.-Spanish Documentary Increases Finance in 24 Hours Through Token Funding

Courtesy: The Immigrant 

Producer Jiménez Villa was able to get her film “Bull Run” funded through tokenization, and it may just be the first film to be funded through tokens. The doc-feature follows the director of the film Ana navigating through the male dominated industry of finance. The film takes place across multiple Spanish-speaking countries such as Venezuela, Argentina, and El Salvador. For more information check out this Link.

Oscar Isaac Talks ‘Dune’ & What He’d Bring to Arrakis in Exclusive Interview

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Check out this exclusive interview from Remezcla with Oscar Isaac, where he tells us about his experience in Dune and what he would love to bring to this world as a Latino. Also, find out who Oscar Isaac would love to work with on his next space/sci-fi film. Click Here.

Gina Rodriguez and Jessica Marie Garcia Join ‘Batman Unburied’ Podcast

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From the new DC and Spotify collaboration comes the new ‘Batman Unburied’. Part of the cast includes Sam Witwer, Emmy Raver-lampman, Jim Pirri and now Gina Rodrigues and Jessica Marie Garcia. Gina Rodriguez will be playing Barbara Gordon and Jessica Marie Garcia will be playing Renee Montoya. Read more here.

Mexico Sends ‘Prayers For The Stolen’ To International Oscar Race

Courtesy: Netflix

Mexico has been the latest country to make a submission to this year’s International Oscar race. The film was a multi-award winner at film festivals which led Netflix to pick up the rights and will release it both in theatre and online in November. Read more here.

Michael Pena Joins ‘Jack Ryan’ Cast In Upcoming Season 

Courtesy: The Hollywood Reporter

Jack Ryan has been renewed by Amazon for a fourth season with a new addition to the cast, Michael Peña. Peña’s film and TV credits include the Ant-Man films, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and Fantasy Island. For more information check out THR..

YA Book ‘A Banquet For Hungry Ghosts’ Optioned For Anthology Horror Series

Courtesy: 108 Media

108 Media has picked up the rights for Ying Chang’s book ‘ A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts’ and is planning on adapting it into an animation. The series is made up of eight hungry ghost stories set across different Chinese cultures around the world. Read more here.

‘Tequila Re-Pasado’: First Look At Sony Pictures International Comedy Led By Sebastián Zurita; More Cast Confirmed

Courtesy of Deadline

"Tequila Re-Pasado" an original comedy by Sony Pictures International Productions wrapped filming in Mexico. Gabriela Tagliavini is directing the series with Sebastián Zurita, Paulina Gaitán, Ludwika Paleta, Miguel Rodarte, Mauricio “Diablito” Barrientos, Aurora Papile, Héctor Jiménez, and Adal Ramones as part of the cast. Read more here.