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…
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…
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…
On the second day of the Cannes market, Paris-based Reel Suspects has already closed a flurry of deals across its slate.
French sales and distribution company Rezo has closed key territory sales on Stephen Elliott's "Cherry," which bowed at Berlin.
French shingles Wild Side Films and Memento Films are partnering on genre helmer Jim Mickle's next two projects: "Cold in July" and "Night Hunter."
Olivier Courson, Studiocanal chairman-CEO, accepted Variety's 2012 Achievement in International Film Award on Friday at a Baoli beach cocktail-luncheon sponsored by Chopard.
Bertrand Faivre's the Bureau is on board to produce "Sky," the English-language debut of Fabienne Berthaud, with Cannes competition jury member Diane Kruger set to topline.