Underscoring the enduring biz clout of director-driven filmmaking, Jacques Audiard's Marion Cotillard starrer "Rust and Bone" comes into the Cannes competition pre-sold almost throughout the world.
Helena Bonham Carter and Kathy Bates will topline Jean-Pierre Jeunet's high-profile 3D project "The Young and Prodigious Spivet," an adaptation of Rief Larsen's novel.
"Rust and Bone" star Matthias Schoenaerts, who's in Cannes to promote the Jacques Audiard drama in which he stars opposite Marion Cotillard, will make his directorial debut with "Franky."
Japan's Digital Frontier and France's Shibuya Prods. will co-produce 3D sci-fi toon "Windwalkers -- Chronicle of the 34th Horde," directed by Jan Kounen ("Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky").
The 65th Cannes Film Festival again struck the right opening night chord with Wes Anderson's 1960s ensembler "Moonrise Kingdom." Like Woody Allen's pitch-perfect "Midnight in Paris" opener last year…
Helmer Alain Resnais is prepping "Aimer, boire et chanter," a comedy based on Alan Ayckbourn's play "Life of Riley," as his followup to the Cannes competition player "You Haven't Seen Anything Yet."
French mini-major Gaumont has closed a raft of sales on Anne Fontaine's "Two Mothers," a Australia-set drama-romance toplining Naomi Watts and Robin Wright.
Amy Adams is in negotiations to star in an adaptation of the Gillian Flynn novel "Dark Places" that Gilles Paquet-Brenner ("Sarah Keys") will direct from his own script.
PARIS -- While France celebrates the election of Francois Hollande, the entertainment sector is cautiously assessing the new Socialist president's stance on several issues that bear directly on the…
Studiocanal has shown that a Euro-centric company can successfully compete with the U.S. majors in family fare.