French pay TV giant Canal Plus has acquired miniseries "World Without End," which is based on Ken Follett's bestseller.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has closed a flurry of pre-sales on "Transporter," the English-language series based on Besson's action film franchise.
"Flight of the Storks," Jan Kounen's first miniseries, is set to topline Rutger Hauer ("Hobo with a Shotgun") and Harry Treadaway ("Fish Tank").
AMC/Sundance Channel Global has acquired rights to "The Slap," "Hell on Wheels," "Breaking Bad" and "Shannen Says."
French companies Newen and Big Nose have teamed up to develop "Harry," a word game mixing strategy and chance.
Disney Media Distribution has unveiled a raft of sales on ABC Studios' thriller series "Missing," which has its world preem Monday at Mipcom.
BBC Worldwide France has inked a deal with Gaul's pubcaster France on two new formats: "A Week Without Electricity" and "Romeo and Juliet."
CANNES -- Brazil's TV Globo topped the number of nominations for the 39th Intl. Emmy Awards, as it did last year.
Scott Adkins ("The Expendables 2") and Michael Jai White ("Black Dynamite") have joined the international cast of sci-fi TV series "Metal Hurlant Chronicles."
It may be fall but the heat is on as the Mipcom sales market bows today in sweltering temperatures expected to be high even by French Riviera standards.
A record number of industryites made the trek to Cannes for Mip Junior, the international mart for kids' programming, with some concerned about the contracting tyke production biz.