When Jerome Seydoux, the scion of the Seydoux-Schlumberger industrial empire, bought Pathe in 1990, he helped not only to modernize Europe's oldest film company, but also to internationalize France's…
Zodiak Media’s Zodiak Rights, an established purveyor of TV and homevid content, is expanding its theatrical roster with “The Troubled Man” and “Echoes From the Dead,” two new thrillers from Yellow…
Martin Scorsese and Luc Besson are collaborating on “Malavita,” from EuropaCorp and Relativity, starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones. Besson helms the actioner. Scorsese…
Mathieu Robinet, who joined Paris-based arthouse shingle Bac Majestic as international sales agent in 2011, has been upped to managing director of Bac Films Distribution. Robinet will now oversee the…
Kevin Costner, who is starring in McG's actioner "Three Days to Kill" in Paris, will receive an honorary Cesar from the French Academie des Arts et Techniques at the Feb. 22 ceremony.
Three European co-producers have joined Andrea di Stefano's "Paradise Lost," the thriller-romance starring Benicio Del Toro as drug lord Pablo Escobar.
After producing a flurry of high-profile pics -- from Ridley Scott's "1492: Conquest of Paradise" to Marion Cotillard starrer "La Vie en rose" and Rose Bosch's "The Roundup" -- over the last 20…
Cannes Film Festival regular Jane Campion, whose "Bright Star" competed in 2009, will preside over the Cinefondation and Short Film Jury at this year's fest.
Music Box Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Alice Winocour's feature debut "Augustine," which bowed in Cannes' Critics Week and played at Toronto fest.
Feature helmer Dominik Moll is set to make his smallscreen debut with "The Tunnel," a French-U.K. makeover of hit Scandinavian crime drama "The Bridge."
Helmer Jean-Paul Salome has been elected prexy of French state-financed film promotion org Unifrance, after an eight-year run at the helm of ARP, the guild repping writers, directors and producers.