"Carlos" producer Daniel Leconte is developing a film-TV hybrid project about Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the late dictator of the Central African Republic.
Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds") will topline "Special Forces," a $12.6-million Afghanistan-set kidnap drama.
Leading French production outfit Pan Europeenne is developing a $37 million 3D biopic on pioneering French oceanographer and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
The opening of the Cannes Film Fest saw clear skies, frenzied film fans and a slew of film notables.
The thriller is loosely inspired by Jacques Maillot's 2008 "Les Liens du sang."
Thomas Langmann's La Petite Reine is developing French helmer Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist,"
Colin Farrell and Marion Cotillard are attached to topline David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis."
Gallic director-actor Guillaume Canet ("Tell No One") and U.S. helmer James Gray ("Two Lovers") are teaming on a U.S.-set thriller that will mark Canet's English-language directorial debut.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%