French shingle Phares et Balises has inked pre-sales deals with Norway's NRK and Switzerland's TSR on four-part docu series "Jews and Muslims: So Far, So Close" at TVFI's Rendez-Vous mart in Biarritz.
French companies are stacking the rosters with English pics
Michel Gondry is set to make his French-language comeback with "The Foam of the Days," an adaptation of Boris Vian's classic novel.
French pay TV giant Canal Plus Group has inked with Bollore Media to gain control of its two DTT channels, Direct 8 and Direct Star.
France Televisions Distribution, the overseas sales unit of Gallic pubcaster France Televisions, has sold two-part historical docu "Apocalypse Hitler" to the National Geographic Channel.
Moonscoop has closed a raft of deals on the pre-school toon series "Sam Sam."
French TV journos Luc Hermann and Paul Moreira have launched the European Network of Investigative Journalists with Italian, German and British news agencies.
Marion Cotillard ("The Dark Night Rises," "Inception") is set to star in Jacques Audiard's "Rust and Bone," the Gallic helmer's followup to "A Prophet," which took 2009's Cannes fest by storm.
DEAUVILLE, France -- Brunson Green ("The Help"), Georges Bermann ("Be Kind Rewind"), Antoine De Cazotte ("The Artist"), Anne-Dominique Toussaint ("Where Do We Go Now") and Famke Janssen ("Bringing Up…
PARIS - TF1 Intl. has picked up international sales rights to Arjun Rose's urban thriller "Demons Never Die."
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp Televisions has inked a co-development deal with Gaul's leading commercial network, TF1, to produce English-language series aimed at the international market.