When pay TV giant Canal Plus announced it was stepping into the free digital terrestrial television market with Bollore Media's channels Direct 8 and Direct Star, it rocked the French TV community…
Gaul's Black Rabbit Film and Canada's Impatient Pictures have boarded Gallic helmer-scribe Frederic Colier's "Made in China."
After breaking revenue records in 2010, the Gallic box office has remained stable this year, bolstered by a slew of high-performing local pics released this fall, notably Maiwenn's "Polisse," Michel…
PARIS -- Studiocanal has nabbed French rights to Simon Curtis' "My Week With Marilyn."
Gregoire Melin's Kinology has rolled out major territory sales on "Emergo," the latest genre pic from Rodrigo Cortes and Adrian Guerra, the team behind "Buried" and "Red Lights."
Ron Howard's racing drama "Rush" has been snapped up by StudioCanal for U.K. distribution.
Rolling off "The Artist," French thesp Jean Dujardin will star opposite Cecile de France ("Hereafter") in Eric Rochant's thriller-romance, "Mobius."
Quebecois scribe-helmer Philippe Falardeau's drama hit "Monsieur Lazhar" has been acquired by New Select and Zazie Films for distribution in Japan.
Dimitri Stephanides' WTF has acquired international sales rights to "The Bleeding House" and "Chop."
Gaul's MK2 has pre-sold Marion Laine's drama romance "A Monkey on My Shoulder" and Abbas Kiarostami's "The End" to Wild Bunch Benelux.
competing against heavyweights like "The Help" and "The Adventures of Tintin" at the French box office with a local pic about cops working in a child-protection agency may seem like a bad marketing…