Participant Media launched Participant PanAmerica to develop and co-finance 10-12 Spanish-language films a year with Mexico’s Canana, Chile’s Fabula and Colombia’s Dynamo, at the Berlin Film Festival in February. The entity has now identified its first project with El Ardor. Show More Summary
Over two years ago, Al Pacino and Gael Garcia Bernal were attached to a boxing drama called Hands of Stone, a film about five-time world boxing champ Roberto Durán. Bernal was playing Duran while Pacino was slated to be his trainer Ray Arcel. Show More Summary
Although Gael Garcia Bernal and Al Pacino were formerly said to up for the same roles, Deadline is now reporting that Edgar Ramirez and Robert De Niro are set to headline the upcoming Hands of Stone. Based on the life of boxing champ...Show More Summary
Gael Garcia Bernal stars in Pablo Larrain's Oscar-nominated film No. (Sony Pictures Classics) [ more › ]
How did Gael García Bernal, an outspoken leftist who has played Che Guevara not once, but twice, end up starring in a film that would appear, on the surface at least, to be a celebration of 20th century free-market economics? The actor talks openly with Truthdig.
In "No," 34-year-old Guadalajara-born actor and filmmaker Gael Garcia Bernal plays a cocky Santiago, Chile, advertising man who has thrived under the economic policies of the nation's U.S.-backed ruler, Augusto Pinochet. Asked to concoct...Show More Summary
"No" (Rated R, 118 minutes). A suspenseful political docudrama starring Gael Garcia Bernal as a marketing executive who takes charge of an advertising campaign to oust Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. This film takes us down to the wire of a dramatic election. -- OM Four Stars.
Gael Garcia Bernal has stepped behind the camera to direct Drifting: Part 2, which picks up where friend and Canana co-founder, Diego Luna, left off in this two-part short film.
Gael Does Dior–Creative director Kris Van Assche continues to make a splash in navy on the red carpet with actor Gael Garcia Bernal the latest to wear Dior Homme. Attending the 85th Academy Awards, Bernal wore a navy blue wool, silk satin shawl collar tuxedo with a black cotton pique tuxedo shirt, a black silk [...]
Brian Brooks is a Deadline contributor. Holdovers held sway in the specialty arena on an otherwise quiet Oscars weekend. Best Foreign Language contender No starring Gael García Bernal added two theaters in its second weekend, averaging a stellar $13,726. Show More Summary
Film: No (2012) Cast includes: Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), Alfredo Castro (Tony Manero), Antonia Zegers (Post Mortem) Writer/Director: Pablo Larraín (Tony Manero, Post...
The main face behind the Oscar-nominated Chilean film "No" premiered a more modest production on Monday. Gael García Bernal released on YouTube the second part...
In 1988, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was forced to call a plebiscite, allowing the country to vote on whether or not he would rule for another eight years. Based on true events and using...
On this Hollywood edition of Cafecito, we are joined by actor, director and producer Gael Garcia Bernal, who discusses Mexicano roots and his role in...
Gael Garcia Bernal first came to our attention in the 2000 Mexican flick “Amores Perros,” but he really won us over with the fearlessly sexy 2001 film “Y Tu Mamá También.” Since then, the diminutive (saw him in person once, the tiniest) Guadalajara native has thrilled both Spanish- and English-language audiences. His latest, “No,” is a [...]
Gael García Bernal is trying to appear comfortable sitting atop a white leather ottoman. It’s 10:30 in the morning, and we’re in a pop-up version of Miami nightclub Nikki Beach, which has temporarily opened on the roof of a luxury hotel in Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. ... More »
Oscar-nominated feature No by director Pablo Larraín starring Gael García Bernal are among the ten Galas that will screen at the 30th Miami International Film Festival. The ten-day fest will host 117 features and 12 shorts from 41 countries with an emphasis on films from Latin America. [Related: River Phoenix's Last Film To Debut At [...]
One half an intriguing doc humanizing illegal immigrants, one half a paean to a handsome actor's interest in the topic.
Last night on Conan, Busy Philipps talked up her Twitter review of Michelle Obama's new bangs, and the swoop-coiffed host followed in the FLOTUS' fashion footsteps. Plus: A fortune cookie might state — Gael Garcia Bernal might agree — it's best to learn your favorite language (which in this case ... More »
We’ve been fans of Mexican actors Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal since they played sexually adventurous youths in Y Tu Mamá También. Turns out the guys have been amigos since adolescence, when they co-starred in the telenovela El Abuelo Y Yo. Now they’re working on a new collaboration: directing a pair of interconnected short [...]