Cannes buyers have fallen under the spell of "Grace of Monaco," Olivier Dahan's drama toplining Nicole Kidman as thesp-turned-princess Grace Kelly.
Gaul's TF1 Intl. has been having a dynamic Cannes market under the new leadership of Sabine Chemaly, inking high-profile sales deals on a pair of titles screening in Cannes' Official Selection…
Edgard Tenembaum, Paris-based producer of Walter Salles' "The Motorcycle Diaries," has boarded "Water -- Between Imagination and Reality," an omnibus feature of nine shorts made by Israel-based…
French helmer Kim Chapiron, whose English-language debut "Dog Pound" earned him Tribeca's new narrative filmmaker prize, is prepping his sophomore feature, "La Creme de la Creme," a French-lingo…
While the persistent rain was a setback for Cannes festivities, business-wise it worked like a charm, market topper Jerome Paillard told Variety.
French animator Bibo Bergeron is teaming with Louis Viau to launch Happy Accident, a Paris-based outfit that will develop and co-produce Bergeron's films as well as third-party titles.
Following Edith Piaf, Serge Gainsbourg and Nicolas Sarkozy, France's new president Francois Hollande will be the subject of a bigscreen docu in "Le Pouvoir" (The Power).
Paris-based Kinology has closed more than 20 territories on helmer-scribe Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers," after unveiling a five-minute promo reel of the pic.
Momentum Pictures has picked up U.K. distribution rights to Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "The Young and Prodigious Spivet," a 3D adventure starring Helena Bonham Carter and Kathy Bates.
Mabrouk El Mechri, who recently helmed Summit Entertainment's "The Cold Light of Day," starring Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver, is prepping "Dalida," a film about the life and career of the…