Vet actor Provost has been propelled into the international spotlight with "Seraphine," a biopic of painter Seraphine de Senlis that Provost wrote and directed. Pic's kudos count includes the Louis…
Sobelman has scored this year with European co-productions, such as Solveig Anspach's funky Icelandic road movie "Back Soon," which closed Locarno, winning Variety's Piazza Grande Award.
December's big-budget comic adaptation "Largo Winch" is a major step up for Gastaldo. "I've always wanted to handle this type of heavyweight film," says Gastaldo, who's already prepping a sequel. "I…
Frederic Corvez launched U Media in 2004, distributing catalog pics in Gaul before turning it into an international sales shingle last summer, repping a wide variety of foreign arthouse and French…
After going Hollywood with a remake of "Assault on Precinct 13," with Laurence Fishburne and Ethan Hawke, Richet returned to French cinema with "Mesrine," a high-voltage, big-budget gangster pic. The…
Comic -book artist Sfar is set to stay very busy for the foreseeable future, bringing his Eisner Award-winning comicbook "The Rabbi's Cat" to the bigscreen as well as helming "Gainsbourg, Vie…
Since ankling EuropaCorp to launch sales shingle Kinology last May, Melin has established himself as a key player. He reps eight to 10 pics a year, often unusual high-profile projects with strong…
Collardey's debut, "The Apprentice," nabbed the prestigious Louis Delluc Award for best first film, with Cannes Film Fest's Gilles Jacob praising it as "authentic and sincere."
A selection of new projects and productions, market bows and screenings at Unifrance's annual showcase.
Call it another kind of French paradox: The French love their graphic novels, but the films based on them usually don't leave much impression.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%