Brazilian multihyphenate Walter Salles will team with StudioCanal to direct "La contadora de peliculas."
European arthouse banner Celluloid Dreams is partnering with L.A.-based production and sales company XYZ Films to reboot Celluloid Nightmares, its previously launched label dedicated to high-quality…
Film Movement has acquired all North American rights to the Pyramide-sold Italian erotic drama "Cosa voglio di piu" (Come Undone) helmed by Silvio Soldini.
While the market continues to be tough going for indies, Cannes' Cinefondation's director, George Goldenstern, continues to strengthen his role as backer and gatekeeper of auteur cinema.
Gallic producers Caroline Benjo and Carole Scotta, founder of Paris-based outfit Haut et Court ("The Class"), are reteaming with Belgian thesp-helmer Bouli Lanners to co-produce his next directorial…
Cracks are appearing in the once-august edifice of France's film industry.
Leading French production outfit Pan Europeenne is developing a $37 million 3D biopic on pioneering French oceanographer and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds") will topline "Special Forces," a $12.6-million Afghanistan-set kidnap drama.
"Carlos" producer Daniel Leconte is developing a film-TV hybrid project about Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the late dictator of the Central African Republic.
"Transporter 3" director Olivier Megaton will direct "Colombiana," the next big English-language project from Luc Besson's Gallic studio EuropaCorp.