Pantelion Films' "Cantinflas" has been selected by the Mexican Academy of Cinematic Arts and Sciences to represent in the Academy Awards where it will compete for a nomination as Best Foreign Language Film, the company announced today. Pantelion is a joint venture between next generation global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and the world's leading Hispanic media company Televisa
Directed by and produced by and of Kenio Films, the film "Cantinflas"tells the story of most important comedian of all time, from his humble beginnings through his triumph in winning the Golden Globe for his acting in the film "Around the World in 80 Days."
"This film is a labor of love; it's very satisfying that it was selected to represent in the Academy Awards. I feel very pleased with the work achieved by everyone and by every single one of the actors and the whole crew," said co-producer Vidal Cantú.Read more