Gaul is firming up its position as Europe's market leader for 3D, with 1,606 3D screens as of April 19.
Dany Boon's 'Nothing to Declare' leads Gallic B.O.
Twentienth Century Fox has come on board to distribute EuropaCorp's Liam Neeson starrer "Taken 2" in North America and most overseas territories.
French mini-majors Gaumont and Wild Bunch are partnering up to co-produce, co-finance and share the international sales rights to Danish helmer Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives."
Paris-based Onyx Films has boarded Alexandre Aja's "Cobra: The Space Pirate," a live-action film based on the cult Japanese manga, teaming with Studio 37, the film arm of European telco giant Orange.
French vidgame publisher Ubisoft is launching Ubisoft Motion Pictures to adapt its game franchises into films and TV skeins.
Select list of international offerings at the Cannes Market
Coming off a post-recession year, Cannes Market is experiencing a boom in participation and screenings.
Wild Bunch Distribution has succeeding in cutting through the release clutter in Gaul's crowded market with an eclectic slate and new-media marketing savvy.
With the start of the Cannes Film Festival just 12 days away, organizers continued to slot in events and films on Thursday.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%