Luc Besson's 9-studio facility, Paris Studios, anticipates a rise in shoots in 2014. Two major American productions are in advanced negotiations for a 2014 shoot, communications exec Laetitia…
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Paris-based EuropaCorp has confirmed that Morgan Freeman is set to star opposite Scarlett Johansson in Luc Besson’s actioner “Lucy.” EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert also confirmed Universal has…
PARIS–France is openings its arms even wider to Hollywood and other foreign shoots. After keeping the French industry on edge for over six months, the European Commission has finally greenlit a major…
EuropaCorp, Luc Besson's Paris-based mini-studio, is becoming ever more a Europe-U.S.Corp, while ramping up biz in China.
France is coming off a year overshadowed by a lack of big-budget U.S. shoots. Despite this drought, Gallic player Luc Besson has managed to feed the pipeline of his 9-month-old brainchild, the Cite…
On top of launching its mega studio, the Cite du Cinema, France is opening up public landmarks — from the insides of psychiatric hospitals, to schools, to factories — for filmmakers eager to go off…
Mel's Cite du Cinema, the only studio in Montreal equipped to host big Hollywood pics, has been bought by post-production facility Vision Globale for an undisclosed sum.
Canada offers no less than three major production centers, two in the East and one out West. Here's a look at what's available if you're really thinking big -- along with what production resources…
PARIS -- La Cite du Cinema, the €160 million ($195 million) film hub masterminded by French helmer-producer Luc Besson, officially opens its doors in September but it is already up and running.
PARIS -- Luc Besson is to write and direct an English-language, live-action adaptation of the sci-fi comicbook series "Valerian."