Mathieu Robinet, who joined Paris-based arthouse shingle Bac Majestic as international sales agent in 2011, has been upped to managing director of Bac Films Distribution. Robinet will now oversee the…
Kevin Costner, who is starring in McG's actioner "Three Days to Kill" in Paris, will receive an honorary Cesar from the French Academie des Arts et Techniques at the Feb. 22 ceremony.
Three European co-producers have joined Andrea di Stefano's "Paradise Lost," the thriller-romance starring Benicio Del Toro as drug lord Pablo Escobar.
After producing a flurry of high-profile pics -- from Ridley Scott's "1492: Conquest of Paradise" to Marion Cotillard starrer "La Vie en rose" and Rose Bosch's "The Roundup" -- over the last 20…
Cannes Film Festival regular Jane Campion, whose "Bright Star" competed in 2009, will preside over the Cinefondation and Short Film Jury at this year's fest.
Music Box Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Alice Winocour's feature debut "Augustine," which bowed in Cannes' Critics Week and played at Toronto fest.
Feature helmer Dominik Moll is set to make his smallscreen debut with "The Tunnel," a French-U.K. makeover of hit Scandinavian crime drama "The Bridge."
Helmer Jean-Paul Salome has been elected prexy of French state-financed film promotion org Unifrance, after an eight-year run at the helm of ARP, the guild repping writers, directors and producers.
Bradley Cooper, whose perf in "Silver Linings Playbook" has earned him an Oscar nom, and Omar Sy, the breakthrough star of "The Intouchables," are in discussions to topline in The Weinstein…
Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who co-wrote "Skyfall" with John Logan, are set to pen Nicolas Refn's TV series "Barbarella."
Rotterdam player "Tropicalia," Marcelo Machado's portrait of the 60s Brazilian music-art movement, has been acquired by Mr Bongo Worldwide for all-rights distribution in the U.K.. The outfit, run by…