IFC Films has picked up U.S. rights to Abbas Kiarostami's "Certified Copy," which played in competish at Cannes.
Paris-based 2.4.7. Films' Marc-Antoine Robert and Xavier Rigault ("Persepolis") are set to produce helmer Yann Samuell's "With or Without You."
French top animator Bibo Bergeron ("Shark Tales") is developing his first live-action pic, a 19th century-set fantasy-romance.
Les Films du Poisson's Yael Fogiel and Laetitia Gonzalez -- who have Mathieu Amalric's competition player "On Tour" and Julie Bertucelli's fest closer "The Tree" at Cannes -- are developing a flurry…
Gallic powerhouse MK2 has inked multiple sales deals for Abbas Kiarostami's Cannes competition title "Certified Copy" across Europe and Latin America.
Brazilian film investment agency RioFilme is set to co-produce the $5 million drama "Coracoes Sujos" ("Dirty Hearts") with Brazil's Mixer.
Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch will direct and produce "Les etoiles de Sidi Moumen," based on Mahi Binebine's novel about Casablanca's 2003 suicide bombings.
In another sign of the booming remake market for French titles in the U.S., Robert J. Emery's Coup d'Etat has optioned re-do rights to Sophie Marceau starrer "L'Age de raison" (With Love … From the…
U.K. based director Pawel Pawlikowski's first Polish-language film, "The Sister of Mercy," has nabbed the Media European Talent nod.
Rolling off the success of "Heartbreaker" in France, Quad Films is reteaming with director Pascal Chaumeil on "Vivre c'est mieux que mourrir" (Living Is Better Than Dying), a $20 million spy comedy.
Dany Boon, comic actor and director of megahit French comedy "Welcome to the Sticks," is taking a dramatic turn, toplining "La Guerre de l'Eau" (The Water War), a $12 million political thriller to be…