HBO has nabbed North American remake rights to Canal Plus' brothel-set costume drama "Maison Close," and has tapped Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson's Leverage to produce the English-language pilot.
Pathe Intl., one of Europe's leading sales companies, has kick-started sales on Stephen Frears' "Philomena" while closing deals on the rest of its AFM slate.
The late mystery novelist Georges Simenon, best known for his fictional pipe-smoking invention police detective Commissaire Maigret, will be celebrated at the Remakes Market.
Once largely dominated by U.S. studios, the remakes business has expanded in the past few years, attracting a fresh breed of industryites looking to explore diverse international grounds.
Mexico City and L.A.-based Canana will produce "Paraiso," the second film by Mariana Chenillo whose debut "5 Days Without Nora" marked her as one of most interesting commercial helmers working in…
Catherine Deneuve and Harvey Keitel are set to play late-blooming lovers in an untitled romantic drama helmed by first-timer Robert Cantarella, a French vet theater director and playwrite.
Gael Garcia Bernal and Alice Braga are set for "The Ardor," a modern tale of survival and revenge which marks Argentinean Pablo Fendrik's follow-up to Cannes Critics' Week hit "Blood Appears."
Working Title is teaming with Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson's Leverage banner to remake Fred Cavaye's hit French action thriller "Point Blank."
Jennifer Connelly and "Inception" star Cillian Murphy are set to topline "Cry/Fly," the English-language debut of one of Latin America's fastest-rising femme helmer-scribes, Claudia Llosa.
Luc Besson's powerhouse EuropaCorp Group and Brussels-based Belga Films have inked an exclusive three-year output deal covering the distribution of all EuropaCorp productions and co-prods in Belgium…