Lionsgate loves ‘From Paris’

Studio nabs rights to Travolta action-thriller

Lionsgate has acquired North American distribution rights to action-thriller “From Paris With Love,” starring John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

EuropaCorp produced “Paris.” Pierre Morel (“Taken”) directed from a screenplay by Luc Besson and Adi Hasak. Besson also produced.

The project recently completed production in France. Lionsgate has scheduled the film for release on Feb. 19.

Deal marks the third collaboration between Lionsgate and EuropaCorp. Company also distribbed EuropaCorp’s “Transporter 3” last November and “High Tension” in 2005.

Story involves an intelligence operative, portrayed by Rhys Meyers, in the office of the U.S. ambassador in France who’s partnered with Travolta’s high-ranking U.S. agent, who’s been sent to Paris to stop a terrorist attack.

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