Twentienth Century Fox has come on board to distribute EuropaCorp's Liam Neeson starrer "Taken 2" in North America and most overseas territories.
French mini-majors Gaumont and Wild Bunch are partnering up to co-produce, co-finance and share the international sales rights to Danish helmer Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives."
Paris-based Onyx Films has boarded Alexandre Aja's "Cobra: The Space Pirate," a live-action film based on the cult Japanese manga, teaming with Studio 37, the film arm of European telco giant Orange.
Coming off a post-recession year, Cannes Market is experiencing a boom in participation and screenings.
Wild Bunch Distribution has succeeding in cutting through the release clutter in Gaul's crowded market with an eclectic slate and new-media marketing savvy.
With the start of the Cannes Film Festival just 12 days away, organizers continued to slot in events and films on Thursday.
The Cannes Film Festival announced Thursday that Christophe Honore's "The Beloved" has been selected as the closing film of this year's festival.
French film journo Charles Tesson is to take the reins at Cannes Film Festival's Critics' Week.