Jim Sturgess will play the male lead opposite Kirsten Dunst in Juan Solanas' $50 million "Upside Down," a Romeo and Juliet-style sci-fi fantasy.
France, Europe's biggest movie market, has a shot at recording the biggest B.O. year in modern times, thanks in part to an 8-year-old schoolboy.
Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation Residence has announced the six filmmakers who have been selected out of 170 applicants to participate in its 19th edition, which runs Oct. 1 to Feb. 15 in Paris.
French toon shingle Moonscoop is partnering with Italian company Neo Network to launch production on madcap animated series "The DaVincibles."
Stephane Courbit's burgeoning pan-European TV powerhouse Banijay Ent. has bought Nordisk Film TV, the TV production arm of Scandi giant Nordisk Film.
There were fewer folk pacing the corridors of the Palais de Festivals than a year ago, but all the key players were present.
ABC comedy "Cougar Town," starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
French paybox Canal Plus has acquired several high-profile series at Mipcom, including "The Prisoner" and "The Pacific."
One of the hottest fall TV rookies, "FlashForward" has sold in more than 100 territories worldwide.
U.S. cable group Scripps Networks Interactive is teaming up with London-based international thematic channel Chello Zone to launch Food Network in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.