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Sony, Impala, Caos, Emilio Martínez-Lázaro, Dani Rovira, Michelle Jenner Shoot ‘Miamor Perdido’

Sony, Impala, Caos, Emilio Martínez-Lázaro, Dani Rovira, Michelle Jenner Shoot ‘Miamor Perdido’
Madrid — Nobody knows anything, etc. But Sony in Spain may well be on to a winner with its latest production there, “Miamor Perdido,” a romantic comedy which teams the director, Emilio Martínez-Lázaro, and star, Dani Rovira of “Spanish Affair,” whose two movie installments, released in and, grossed a combined $117.5 million in Spain.

Michelle Jenner, beloved to Spanish audiences since she played Catholic Queen Isabel TV series for public broadcaster Rtve, plays the other part of a love-hate relationship.

Sony Pictures Intl. Productions produces with Discontinue La Película Aie, a tax vehicle. Impala and Caos Films. Rtve has Spanish TV broadcast rights.

Written with Rovira in mind, and billed as a “romantic comedy of a universal nature supported by two leading and eccentric comedic characters with a screwball comedy and slapstick sensibility,” “Miamor Perdido” turns on the on-off relationship between a couple, Mario and Olivia, whose cat, Miamor disappears when they break up a first time, though they are
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Get Ready for a Blood Fueled After Party

How many times have you awoken after a long night of partying only to find your place trashed, your head pounding, and all of your fellow party people dead? While that may just be your average Saturday here at Dread Central, most people would find such a situation unsettling.

According to Variety, Spain's Telespan 2000, Telecinco Cinema, and Film Factory are teaming on debut director Miguel Larraya's slasher After Party.

Tomas Cimadevilla (The Other Side of the Bed, Soccer Days") produces, Telecinco Cinema (The Impossible, Pan's Labyrinth) will co-produce while Film Factory has worldwide rights outside Spain.

A smart genre shocker, After Party stars Luis Hernandez (Three Steps Above the Sky) and Ursula Corbero (Paranormal Experience 3D). The screenplay, by Larraya and Fernando Sancristobal, focuses on a teen TV idol and three girls who wake up after a wild party to find themselves trapped in the house. He receives cell
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Lazona films touts first slate

MADRID -- Two years after its launch, Madrid-based production house Lazonafilms unveiled its first television and feature film slate Monday. Lazonafilms has sealed a deal with broadcaster Telecinco's production branch Telespan 2000 to co-produce director David Serrano's next two films. The accord rolls off a long-term relationship with Telecinco, where Lazona CEO Ignacio Salazar-Simpson headed feature film production and was responsible for greenlighting such hits as Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's Intact and the biggest-grossing Spanish film of 2002, The Other Side of the Bed. Salazar-Simpson pointed out that the company had waited until it had a strong lineup to move forward and credited -- in part -- a change in the Spanish market.

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