Quad Films' Nicolas Duval, Yann Zenou and Laurent Zeitoun, the team behind hits "Intouchables" and "Heartbreaker," are developing their first animated feature, "Ballerina."
Studiocanal is reteaming with Cyril Colbeau-Justin and Jean-Baptiste Dupont's production outfit LGM on Belgian comicbook-based "Boule et Bill" (Billy and Buddy), a €20 million ($26.3 million)…
As the EFM wraps up, Matteo Lovadina's Reel Suspects is closing further deals on "X-Femmes" and its Sexploitation Collection.
Rachid Bouchareb is moving ahead on "Bill's Law," an English-language pic based on Jose Giovanni's 1973 classic psychological drama "Two Men in Town" (Deux hommes dans la ville).
A redo of the 1980 cult serial-killer pic "Maniac," produced and co-written by Alexandre Aja, is among the high-profile projects in the works at Thomas Langmann's fast-expanding La Petite Reine.
Produced by Folimage, a French outfit specializing in auteur-driven toons located near Lyon, "A Cat in Paris" marks Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol's feature debut.
Swiss group Ascot Elite is moving into production with an ambitious actioner "Northmen: A Viking Saga," set to roll this summer.
"La Vie en rose" helmer Olivier Dahan has come on board to direct "Un sac de billes" (A Bag of Marbles), a WWII-set drama based on Holocaust survivor Joseph Joffo's memoirs.
Kino Lorber has picked up all U.S. rights to vet thesp Daniel Auteuil's directorial debut "The Well-Digger's Daughter" (La Fille du puisatier), a remake of Marcel Pagnol's 1940 classic film.
Gregoire Melin's Kinology has acquired international sales rights outside France to French helmer Michel Gondry's "The We And The I."