Controversial French novelist Michel Houellebecq has inked a deal with the Lagardere Group to publish his next novel, which he will adapt into a screenplay for a pic he will helm.
Another religious storm looks to be brewing after a Catholic fraternity in Montpellier successfully had the trailer for Pedro Almodovar's new pic "Bad Education" pulled from all of the southern…
Mobile entertainment geared towards the Always-on Generation will enjoy an increased presence at this year's Milia interactive market, which will move into Cannes' Palais des Festivals alongside the…
When helmer Wolfgang Petersen was casting around for his Helen of Troy, the so-called face that launched a thousand ships, he finally unearthed his star in France: Paris-based, German-born actress…
Star appeal, moderate budgets and a genre ideal for repeat television viewing -- welcome to the tres drole world of French comedy pics.
Seventy-one-year-old French scripter Jean-Claude Carriere hears his baby cry, shakes his head and smiles: "She was born in February just about the same time 'Birth' began shooting. Not only that, but…
Luc Besson's "Taxi 3" has run into speedbumps. With the government fretting over France's appalling road safety record, the producer has rejected accusations that his pic, which features car chases…
Vivendi Universal's small shareholders are waiting to see if lightning strikes twice in seven days when the Commission des Operations de Bourse (COB) this week publishes its audit of Viv U's…
French pop icon Vanessa Paradis, absent from movie screens since helmer Patrice Leconte's 1999 pic "The Girl on the Bridge," has boarded sci-fi actioner "Atomik Circus: Le Retour de James Bataille,"…
After ignoring the commercial possibilities of animated films for years, the French have gone back to the drawing board. Five French toons are due out this year, and 15 more are in the works…
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%