TF1 Intl. has inked a raft of sales on "The Names of Love," Michel Leclerc's comedy starring Jacques Gamblin ("The First Day of the Rest of Your Life").
Showcasing a medley of French movies and unspooling at Paris' august Grand Hotel and Place de l'Opera Gaumont theaters, no national film showcase quite matches Unifrance's Paris Rendez-Vous.
Following biopics on Edith Piaf and Serge Gainsbourg, French president Nicolas Sarkozy will be the next French icon to hit the bigscreen.
U.S. actor, director and producer Robert De Niro has been named jury president of the 64th Cannes Film Festival.
France, Europe's biggest movie market, smashed box office records for the second year running in 2010.
Getting character design right is as complex as composing a melody, says Disney's vet animator Glen Keane, who supervised the animation of "Tangled" and designed Rapunzel.
He might not have caught Red John, but Patrick Jane's certainly hypnotized France.
French sales and acquisition exec Matteo Lovadina has launched Reel Suspects, a Paris-based sales and co-production company. The outfit will specialize on European arthouse fare, ranging from genre…