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.
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…
EuropaCorp has inked a couple of pre-sales. Jean-Pierre Ameris' epic tale "The Man Who Laughs," a bigscreen adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel starring Gerard Depardieu, was picked up by…
In a trans-Atlantic link-up of indie heavyweights, Luc Besson's EuropaCorp and Ryan Kavanaugh's Relativity Media have struck a co-production and co-financing deal on two movies, which includes U.S…
Gaumont has ramped up its viral marketing strategy to promote French gross-out comedy "Porn in the Hood" and it's working. Skedded for a July 4 release, "Hood" is one of the most anticipated laffers…
Peter Weir is attached to direct contemporary gothic thriller "The Keep," adapting Jennifer Egan's 2006 bestseller in a film set in a mysterious medieval castle somewhere in Central Europe.
Rolling off Gilles Lellouche starrer "Point Blank," a critical and commercial hit, French helmer Fred Cavaye is prepping his next feature, an untitled thriller toplining Vincent Lindon and Daniel…
Rachid Bouchareb's Paris-based company Tessalit is set to produce "Affaire etrangeres" (Foreign Affairs), a political thriller helmed by Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri. Gerard Depardieu is in…
On the second day of the Cannes market, Paris-based Reel Suspects has already closed a flurry of deals across its slate.