CANNES — Canal Plus has nabbed Michael Hirst’s series “Vikings.” Deal was unveiled on Monday at MipTV. Skein, helmed by Johan Renck, Ciaran Donnelly and Ken Girotti, averaged 5 million viewers on…
Completing its expansion across Western Europe, A&E Networks has inked a longterm strategic partnership with Vivendi-owned paybox Canal Plus Group in France, the only major country where its channels…
City of Lights, City of Angels, L.A.'s annual French film showcase, has always been about maintaining a bridge between Hollywood and Paris. As such, the week-long event has doubled as one continuous…
"Taken 2" helmer Olivier Megaton is to direct action-dramedy series "Brooklyn South" for Luc Besson's EuropaCorp Television, it was announced at MipTV on Monday.
The U.S. and French arms of Blighty's ITV Studios are teaming to co-produce docu-reality show "It Girls" (working title).
Underscoring growing synergies between film and TV drama, Chicago-based distrib Music Box has acquired all U.S. rights to "Generation War" and "The Tower" (Die Turm), two German historical…
Content market MipTV is looking to show the world it can still be relevant at the age of 50 as some 15,000 execs converge on Cannes to do biz, and attend the ramped up numbers of red-carpet and…
PARIS– Fabrice Larue's Newen, a three-year-old Paris-based media group, has closed U.S. and Canadian deals on gameshow formats and has partnered with European TV players on two high-profile drama…
New York-based D Street Releasing has nabbed all U.S. rights to Dutch multi-hyphenate Paul Verhoeven's user-generated movie "Tricked" in the run up to Tribeca where the pic will have its North…
Vivendi-owned Canal Plus Group has inked a five-year licensing deal with HBO, covering second-window rights to HBO's new series, including "Girls," "The Newsroom" and "Banshee."
The dwindling flow of Gallic coin to local pics didn't stop French producers making films last year, but it did spur them to look abroad for financing.