Peter Weir is attached to direct contemporary gothic thriller "The Keep," adapting Jennifer Egan's 2006 bestseller in a film set in a mysterious medieval castle somewhere in Central Europe.
Rolling off Gilles Lellouche starrer "Point Blank," a critical and commercial hit, French helmer Fred Cavaye is prepping his next feature, an untitled thriller toplining Vincent Lindon and Daniel…
Rachid Bouchareb's Paris-based company Tessalit is set to produce "Affaire etrangeres" (Foreign Affairs), a political thriller helmed by Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri. Gerard Depardieu is in…
On the second day of the Cannes market, Paris-based Reel Suspects has already closed a flurry of deals across its slate.
French sales and distribution company Rezo has closed key territory sales on Stephen Elliott's "Cherry," which bowed at Berlin.
French shingles Wild Side Films and Memento Films are partnering on genre helmer Jim Mickle's next two projects: "Cold in July" and "Night Hunter."
Olivier Courson, Studiocanal chairman-CEO, accepted Variety's 2012 Achievement in International Film Award on Friday at a Baoli beach cocktail-luncheon sponsored by Chopard.
Bertrand Faivre's the Bureau is on board to produce "Sky," the English-language debut of Fabienne Berthaud, with Cannes competition jury member Diane Kruger set to topline.
Shailene Woodley and Ezra Miller were onhand Thursday night to pick up the Chopard Trophy, which recognizes young actors. Variety partnered with Chopard to select the honorees for the 12th edition of…
Moroccan-French auteur Nabil Ayouch, whose "Horses of God" plays in Un Certain Regard today, is prepping "Simply Juana," one of the biggest-budgeted projects to come out of the Arab region this year.
France may not boast Europe's most attractive international tax rebate, but it does provide foreign producers with many co-production opportunities and soft money sources. Indeed, for many…