Hollywood Reporter – Much talk has been made of the opening scene in Spectre, a seemingly continuous four-minute sequence set in Mexico City during the Day of the Dead festival. But director Sam Mendes has revealed that it wasn’t quite the non-stop piece of filming people have been led to believe.
AP – Mexico’s longest-running TV show is set to end, marking the demise of a strange genre of Mexican TV comedy that featured adults — often very old — dressed up as children.
FoxNews – British actor Daniel Craig, who currently is promoting the new James Bond film, “Spectre,” in Mexico, was honored with the title of distinguished guest in Mexico City.
Billboard -The Rolling Stones will play Mexico City during the band’s 2016 Latin American tour. The concert, planned for March, will be the group’s first in Mexico City since its 2006 A Bigger Bang tour.
Inquisitr – James Bond broke another record this weekend, as the long-anticipated premiere of Spectre pulled in $80 million internationally, but even that achievement can’t quell the unrest Bond’s appearance in Mexico has created.
Venture Beat – For the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), Mexico’s time has come. It’s a growing games market — the 13th globally for game revenues. But looking past Kerbal Space Program, an international indie sensation developed in Mexico, the development side hasn’t received much attention. At least not until this year, when the ESA decided it was time to reach out to the Mexican game development community.
Coming Soon – Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment will host the SPECTRE premiere in the Americas in Mexico on Nov. 2, the Day of the Dead.
What Culture – Between October 16-18, WWE will do a three-day tour of Mexico. The company will present a live event in Merida on Friday, Mexico City on Saturday and Monterrey on Sunday.
AFP – Julio Iglesias announced on his 72nd birthday on Wednesday that “Mexico” will be his last studio album, but the iconic Spanish crooner insisted he would keep singing “until I’m 150.”