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…
London-based Le Bureau is stepping into animation with "Star," a low-budget stereoscopic 3D manga.
The L.A.-based Producers' Guild of America (PGA) and the French union Association des Producteurs de Cinéma (APC) have inked an historic agreement to facilitate cooperation between the two guilds.
Alain Goldman's Legende, producer of "La Vie en rose," Martin Scorsese's "Casino" and Ridley Scott's "1492," will produce the $25 million "Rasputin -- the Healer."
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has struck Hewlett Packard's first toon movie partnership in Europe.
Riccardo Scamarcio, Marina Fois, Karin Viard and Joey Starr will topline thesp-helmer Maiwenn Le Besco's social satire "Polisse." Pic is produced by Alain Attal, who's behind Radu Mihaileanu's "The…
Brazilian multihyphenate Walter Salles will team with StudioCanal to direct "La contadora de peliculas."
European arthouse banner Celluloid Dreams is partnering with L.A.-based production and sales company XYZ Films to reboot Celluloid Nightmares, its previously launched label dedicated to high-quality…
Film Movement has acquired all North American rights to the Pyramide-sold Italian erotic drama "Cosa voglio di piu" (Come Undone) helmed by Silvio Soldini.
While the market continues to be tough going for indies, Cannes' Cinefondation's director, George Goldenstern, continues to strengthen his role as backer and gatekeeper of auteur cinema.
Gallic producers Caroline Benjo and Carole Scotta, founder of Paris-based outfit Haut et Court ("The Class"), are reteaming with Belgian thesp-helmer Bouli Lanners to co-produce his next directorial…