PARIS Aluizio Abranches' gay drama "From Beginning to End" has been acquired by Philadelphia-based distribution company TLA Releasing for U.S. and U.K. distribution.
Dany Boon will helm "Nothing to Declare," a follow-up to his B.O. hit "Welcome to the Sticks."
Mystery novelist Harlan Coben, whose "Tell No One" was a hit at the box office, will receive another Gallic adaptation with "Long Lost," with the pic to be shot in English this time.
Gallic helmer Olivier Marchal ("36 Quai des Orfevres") is set to direct "Les Lyonnais," a biopic about Edmond Vidal, the charismatic leader of the Lyonnais' gang.
French helmer and novelist Philippe Claudel has been tapped to direct "Silence d'Amour" (Silence of Love), a follow-up to his directorial debut, the Kristin Scott Thomas starrer "I've Loved You So…
Screenwriter Abdel Raouf Dafri is reteaming with his "Prophet" star Tahar Rahim for a Tokyo-set thriller about the French gang of Aubervilliers.
Euro major StudioCanal has inked a long-term exclusive development, co-financing and worldwide distribution deal with Ben Stassen's NWave, Europe's leading stereoscopic 3-D pioneer and production…
Gallic documentary "Two in the Wave" has been acquired by the U.K.'s New Wave Films and Canada's FunFilm Distribution.
Spreading its cultural reach wider, Ilann Girard's Paris-based Arsam Intl., co-producer of "Lebanon" and "Goodbye Bafana," has boarded Afia Nathaniel's "Neither the Veil, Nor the Four Walls" and…
French producer Aton Soumache's Onyx Films is developing "Mune," a $40 million 3D toon, with Paris-based Kinology and Studio 37.
French studio EuropaCorp is in pre-production on its next big English-language project, the 3D sci-fi actioner "Section 8."