Helmer Jean-Paul Salome has been elected prexy of French state-financed film promotion org Unifrance, after an eight-year run at the helm of ARP, the guild repping writers, directors and producers.
Bradley Cooper, whose perf in "Silver Linings Playbook" has earned him an Oscar nom, and Omar Sy, the breakthrough star of "The Intouchables," are in discussions to topline in The Weinstein…
Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who co-wrote "Skyfall" with John Logan, are set to pen Nicolas Refn's TV series "Barbarella."
Rotterdam player "Tropicalia," Marcelo Machado's portrait of the 60s Brazilian music-art movement, has been acquired by Mr Bongo Worldwide for all-rights distribution in the U.K.. The outfit, run by…
PARIS -- The U.S. has emerged as by far the biggest growth market for French film exports, moving distribs in France to declare, "Vive les Etats Unis!"
PARIS Thesp-helmer Noemie Lvovsky’s romantic second-chance comedy “Camille Rewinds” is the surprise leader in the race for France’s Cesar awards with 13 nominations, besting Michael Haneke’s…
Exclusive Releasing has acquired Anne Fontaine's "Two Mothers," the Australia-set drama toplining Naomi Watts and Robin Wright, for U.S. release.
Cohen Media Group has nabbed Gaumont's sleeper comedy hit "Paulette" for North American distribution.
Six months after rebooting its Paris-based division, Discovery Networks is further expanding in France, inking with Numericable.
Philippe Le Guay's dramedy "Cycling With Moliere," Mohamed Hamidi's immigration drama "Homeland" and bromance tale "True Friends" were among standouts at the 15th Unifrance Paris Rendez-Vous, which…