"Taken 2" helmer Olivier Megaton is to direct action-dramedy series "Brooklyn South" for Luc Besson's EuropaCorp Television, it was announced at MipTV on Monday.
The U.S. and French arms of Blighty's ITV Studios are teaming to co-produce docu-reality show "It Girls" (working title).
Underscoring growing synergies between film and TV drama, Chicago-based distrib Music Box has acquired all U.S. rights to "Generation War" and "The Tower" (Die Turm), two German historical…
Content market MipTV is looking to show the world it can still be relevant at the age of 50 as some 15,000 execs converge on Cannes to do biz, and attend the ramped up numbers of red-carpet and…
PARIS– Fabrice Larue's Newen, a three-year-old Paris-based media group, has closed U.S. and Canadian deals on gameshow formats and has partnered with European TV players on two high-profile drama…
New York-based D Street Releasing has nabbed all U.S. rights to Dutch multi-hyphenate Paul Verhoeven's user-generated movie "Tricked" in the run up to Tribeca where the pic will have its North…
Vivendi-owned Canal Plus Group has inked a five-year licensing deal with HBO, covering second-window rights to HBO's new series, including "Girls," "The Newsroom" and "Banshee."
The dwindling flow of Gallic coin to local pics didn't stop French producers making films last year, but it did spur them to look abroad for financing.
PARIS — The French adaptation of "Survivor," "Koh-Lanta," has been shut down by Gallic commercial net TF1 following the death of one of the 17 contestants on the first day of shooting in…
PARIS — Cannes’ Critics’ Week has tapped Portuguese film journo-turned-helmer Miguel Gomes to preside over its Grand Prize jury. The jury, which comprises four film journalists, will vote for one of…
PARIS — France's indie producers guilds have rallied to try to overturn a new collective labor agreement that will rep the end of backend-style remuneration and flat daily rates for all technicians…
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