PARIS — Bolstered by its powerful slate of English-language movies and TV series, EuropaCorp — topped by founder Luc Besson and CEO Christophe Lambert — posted a record €19.6 million ($25.5…
Spanish film director Juan Jose Bigas Luna, a colorful chronicler of sexual and social excess, died Friday near Tarragona, Spain, after a long battle with cancer. He was 67. It was typical of Bigas…
The dwindling flow of Gallic coin to local pics didn't stop French producers making films last year, but it did spur them to look abroad for financing.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Shifting the action from Paris to Istanbul, "Taken 2" equals its predecessor in enjoyable silliness, if not brutal nastiness.
Jaume Collet-Serra's "Unknown," starring Liam Neeson, was the top French film export last year by theatrical gross, as the U.S. once more drove Gallic B.O. takings outside France in 2011. Rolling off…
Now that negotiations with Benicio Del Toro have fallen through, J.J. Abrams is moving fast to find someone else to play the villain in Paramount's "Star Trek" sequel.
Amandla (which means "power" in Zulu) Stenberg was well-named. The tyro, who turns 13 this month, was just 3 when she announced to her surprised parents that she wanted to act and needed an agent.
Luc Besson's latest may not be the brainiest of actioners, but fanboys will come away with a scrap of horticultural knowledge as well as a pretty good time.