The forecast calls for lots of rain.
Confirming early details of its 2010-11 lineup, giant Gallic paybox Canal Plus has acquired upcoming U.S. dramas "The Event" and "Body of Proof."
"A Prophet" star Tahar Rahim is set to topline in Ismael Ferroukhi's "Free Men."
Local pics managed to pull high numbers at the B.O., keeping Gaul's local market share fairly stable.
Gallic thesp Isabelle Huppert ("White Material") is set to topline in "Captured," Brillante Mendoza's follow up to "Lola."
Chinese helmer Lu Zhang's "Dooman River" topped kudos at the 8th Paris Cinema Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Monday.
NBC Universal and StudioCanal, one of Europe's biggest film companies, have re-upped on two distribution pacts.
France's Carrere Group, one of Gaul's biggest TV producers, has been placed in liquidation.
Luc Besson's 10-year-old EuropaCorp has conquered world markets, producing four $100 million-plus worldwide grossers in the last five years.
How does a French news agency move from hard-nosed reporting to producing "Versailles," a high-budget, English-language historical series?
Shukhrat Karimov's "The Gaulish Village," Ernesto Contreras' "I Dream in Another Language" and Pablo Fendrik's "Smoke Men" were just some of the standouts at the 8th Paris Project film financing…