Gallic TV company AB Groupe has inked a deal with Paramount Pictures to distribute 175 titles from the major's library.
Dany Boon's "Nothing to Declare" has garnered 301,089 admissions and a Euros 1.8 million ($2.5 million) gross box office in France since its Wednesday opening.
Woody Allen's romantic comedy, "Midnight in Paris," will open the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 11.
With 9.8% unemployment and a president whose glamorous lifestyle contrasts starkly with that of the average Gaul, the French could use a good laugh.john
Following their partnership on "Lake Tahoe," Paris-based sales company Funny Balloons is re-teaming with Mexico's Cine Pantera, taking international sales rights to "Alicia, Go Yonder."
Xavier Beauvois' drama "Of Gods and Men" and Roman Polanski's thriller "The Ghost Writer" took the film prize at the 16th Lumieres Awards Friday at Paris' Hotel de Ville.
Xavier Beauvois' drama "Of Gods and Men" and Roman Polanski's thriller "The Ghost Writer" nabbed the top kudos at the 16th Lumieres Awards ceremony, which took place Friday at Paris' Hotel de Ville.
"Oceans," a mesmerizing exploration of the ocean depths, proved to be France's overseas B.O. champ last year, according to French film export org Unifrance.