PARIS — “Vikings” thesp George Blagden is set to play Louis XIV in “Versailles,” the high-profile series directed by “Yves Saint Laurent” helmer Jalil Lespert for French pay TV network Canal Plus…
PARIS– Jalil Lespert, whose latest movie "Yves Saint Laurent" was just released in the U.S. by The Weinstein Company, is set to direct "Versailles," an English-language historical drama skein penned…
PARIS– Fabrice Larue's Newen, a three-year-old Paris-based media group, has closed U.S. and Canadian deals on gameshow formats and has partnered with European TV players on two high-profile drama…
It's easy for Americans to become overly impressed with English-speaking imports, in part because we have generally been treated to only the best the U.K. and Canada have to offer. Yet the appetite…
International TV distrib Zodiak Rights is in negotiations with a number of U.S. networks for a Stateside remake of French crime drama "Braquo."
Gallic period tales now need English-lingo, more adrenaline
Selected product, from Corsican mob drama, an animated 'Prince' to timely Qaddafi docu and cutting-edge unscripted fare will be available for buyers.
French media entrepreneur Fabrice Larue is spreading his net with NeweN, a new audiovisual group handling the development, production and distribution of scripted and non-scripted TV formats and…
France's Canal Plus, BBC Worldwide and director-producer Sam Mendes ("Bond 23," "American Beauty") are teaming to produce TV series "Grand Hotel."
Mad Men's scribe duo Andre and Maria Jacquemetton are boarding "Versailles."