Helmer Alain Resnais is prepping "Aimer, boire et chanter," a comedy based on Alan Ayckbourn's play "Life of Riley," as his followup to the Cannes competition player "You Haven't Seen Anything Yet."
French mini-major Gaumont has closed a raft of sales on Anne Fontaine's "Two Mothers," a Australia-set drama-romance toplining Naomi Watts and Robin Wright.
Amy Adams is in negotiations to star in an adaptation of the Gillian Flynn novel "Dark Places" that Gilles Paquet-Brenner ("Sarah Keys") will direct from his own script.
PARIS -- While France celebrates the election of Francois Hollande, the entertainment sector is cautiously assessing the new Socialist president's stance on several issues that bear directly on the…
Studiocanal and its partners film on several continents, pursuing the best location for the story and often taking advantage of generous local tax incentives
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Studiocanal has shown that a Euro-centric company can successfully compete with the U.S. majors in family fare.
Fattened by incentives, France's vfx and toon houses go multinational to compete
As the film world readies for the Riviera, Jerome Paillard, Cannes Market exec director, sees reason for optimism.
"I believe in reform," says Directors' Fortnight topper Edouard Waintrop, who is readying his inaugural editon at this year's Cannes festival.
With new Socialist president Francois Hollande elected in France on Sunday evening, Gallic industryites are waiting to see how the change will the local media biz.