Faced with growing competition from cheaper European shooting locations that often offer tax incentives, Gaul's local film commissions, notably Film France and Ile de France, are tubthumping what's…
In general, the local pic biz has enjoyed a buoyant run at the B.O. in 2008 so far. French pics have improved their marketshare at home, currently at about 44% -- an 11% jump compared with last year…
Cash-strapped toon house Bibo Films has suspended production on EuropaCorp's "A Monster in Paris" for an undetermined period.
Paris-based sales and production shingle Wide Management has inked a series of sales and pickups, ahead of its trip to the AFM.
For his next directing effort, Steven Soderbergh is plotting a 3-D live-action rock 'n' roll musical about Cleopatra. He is courting Catherine Zeta-Jones to play the Egyptian queen and Hugh Jackman…
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is partnering with Editions Glenat, a French comicbook publisher, to launch distribution and production shingle Europa-Glenat.
Gallic film commission Film France has teamed up with the WGA to launch France Unlimited Access, a program that takes 10 Hollywood scribes on an eight-day tour of Gallic landmarks to encourage them…
Pathe Distribution has picked up rights to Pedro Almodovar's "Broken Embraces" in the U.K., France, Belgium and Switzerland. Cineart has taken Dutch rights.
Israeli filmmaker Eran Riklis will helm "The Mission of the Human Resources Manager," a tragi-comedy set in Israel and Georgia.
The former CBS News anchor is joining the list of Yanks who get more respect from the Gauls than they do at home. Rather has been tapped by Canal Plus to cover the U.S. presidential election.
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