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.
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.
London-based Le Bureau is stepping into animation with "Star," a low-budget stereoscopic 3D manga.
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…
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."