Benicio del Toro is in final negotiations to play notorious Colombian cocaine trafficker Pablo Escobar in "Paradise Lost," a Panama-set €20 million ($25 million) thriller romance produced by Dimitri…
Paris-based Diaphana has acquired French distribution rights to Quentin Dupieux's L.A.-set "Realite."
Gaul is set to amend its tax incentives to attract more film and TV productions and boost its ailing economy.
The French media's reaction to President Obama's re-election could be summed up in one word of relief: Ouf! (or, in English, "Phew!").
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.
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.
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.
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."