French producer Aton Soumache's Onyx Films is developing "Mune," a $40 million 3D toon, with Paris-based Kinology and Studio 37.
French studio EuropaCorp is in pre-production on its next big English-language project, the 3D sci-fi actioner "Section 8."
Gallic mini-major MK2 has inked a raft of sales on Stascha Bader's "Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae."
StudioCanal has established a development-production and distribution pact with Walter Salles' Rio de Janeiro-based VideoFilmes, one of Brazil's top production houses.
Berlin competition title "Jew Suss: Rise and Fall" has been acquired by Gaul's UGC Distribution, Canada's E1 Entertainment and Australia's Vendetta Films.
PARIS -- Gallic mini-major Bac Films has taken French rights to crime comedy "Borderline," the next production from Gaul's Quad Films.
Never mind the near-total lockout of French films in competition. In Berlinale biz terms, French companies will make many of the biggest announcements -- this year as last.
Gallic mini-major Bac Films has taken French rights to crime comedy "Borderline," the next production from Gaul's Quad Films.
Ile de France Film Commission, France biggest regional film fund, has invested Euros 2.21 million ($3.08 million) in six projects, including Claude Miller's "While They Dance."
Fidelite Films' Marc Missonnier and Olivier Delbosc will produce "Asterix Chez les Bretons" (Asterix in Britain), the fourth installment in Gaul's blockbusting live-action movie franchise.
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300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$48.9M Warner Brothers -66.23%
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Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$53.9M Universal Pictures -67.83%