Vincent Cassel and Lea Seydoux are attached to star in "Beauty and the Beast," one of the biggest new European movies to be announced at Berlin's market this year.
Following a bright union with Working Title on "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," Studiocanal is teaming up again with the Brit powerhouse shingle for upcoming romantic comedy "I Give It a Year."
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is rolling out sales on "Love Lasts Three Years," its highest-profile comedy hit at January's Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous.
HBO has acquired U.S. pay TV and VOD rights to Spaniard Daniel Sanchez Arevalo's social comedy "Primos" (Cousinhood).
Palomar chairman-CEO Joni Sighvatsson has optioned English-language remake rights to Argentinean comedy "Igualita a mi" (Just Like Me).
For the Wild Bunch-sold "Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony," which world preems as a Berlinale Special, Javier Bardem took on maybe the most difficult role of his life: the producer of a…
Jeff Skoll's Participant Media has made its first foreign-language film investment, financing Gael Garcia Bernal starrer "No," from Chile's Pablo Larrain ("Tony Manero," "Post Mortem").
Chick pics, classy crossovers and Gallic comedies look set to drive much of Berlin's biz in 2012.
Paris-based Pacha, the first sales company dedicated to Arab world content, has snapped up international rights to "My Brother the Devil" and "The Last Friday."
Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper starrer "Serena," produced by 2929 Entertainment but co-financed by European mini-major Studiocanal, with Denmark's Susanne Bier directing, is a classic example…
Sam Neill, Michael Sheen, Lena Headey and Ioan Gruffud are in negotiations to topline "Mariah Mundi & the Midas Box."