For somebody who has become one of France's biggest box office draws, Sophie Marceau comes across as remarkably nonchalant about her good fortune.
Isabelle Huppert ("White Material") and Bouli Lanners ("Nothing Personal") will topline in comedy "Sans Queue Ni Tete" (Cock and Bull).
The WGA has tapped four U.S. scripters to participate in Autumn Stories, a six-week residence program in France set up by the Franco-American Cultural Fund and the Ile de France Film Commission.
French thesp Jean Dujardin, star of the hit comedy franchise "OSS 177," is to topline Bertrand Blier's dark comedy "Le Bruit des Glacons" (The Sound of Ice Cubes).
Launched a year ago by Paris-based Interactifactory, "Toobo," the first CGI-animated weather report for kids, has become a hit on Gallic DTT nets.
France, Sweden, Finland and South Africa have chosen pics for consideration for an Oscar nomination in the foreign-language category.
Prison thriller "A Prophet" has been selected to represent France in the foreign-language film category at the Academy Awards.
Gerard Depardieu will star in helmer Jean Becker's "La Tete en friche."
Gallic actor Romain Duris has been cast to play a powerful but twisted attorney in EuropaCorp's next French-language pic, "L'Homme qui voulait vivre sa vie" (The Man Who Wanted to Live His Life).
Greek drama "Dogtooth" has been picked up by New York-based Kino Intl. for U.S. distribution.