Franco-Tunisian thesp Sami Bouajila will topline in "Omar Raddad," which will be directed by Roschdy Zem, Bouajila's co-star in "Outside of the Law."
Cannes is the latest among festivals giving viewers a chance to watch fest titles at home
As the economy rebounds and the euro dips, the Cannes film market is seeing a 5% boost in attendance, says confab topper Jerome Paillard.
The successful "Transporter" film franchise will become one of the most expensive drama series produced in Europe
Luc Besson's powerhouse EuropaCorp has greenlit a "Transporter" series, produced with Takis Candilis' Atlantique Prods.
Chinese auteur Wang Xiaoshuai and up-and-coming Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo will vie for the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Gaul's Kinology has picked up international rights to Finnish fantasy "Rare Exports."
Rolling off the success of "Paranormal Activity" in Gaul, Paris-based mini-major Wild Bunch has taken French distrib rights to low-budget horror film "Insidious" from "Saw" creators James Wan and…