Studio Babelsberg has boarded Fox 2000's adaptation of Markus Zusak's bestselling World War II-era novel "The Book Thief," starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson.
French actress Lea Seydoux has been cast as Loulou de la Falaise in Bertrand Bonello's "Yves Saint Laurent."
When Jerome Seydoux, the scion of the Seydoux-Schlumberger industrial empire, bought Pathe in 1990, he helped not only to modernize Europe's oldest film company, but also to internationalize France's…
Pathe Intl., one of Europe's leading sales companies, has kick-started sales on Stephen Frears' "Philomena" while closing deals on the rest of its AFM slate.
CANNES -- Rolling off sustained Cannes trading, Pathe International, the sales arm of the leading European mini-major based out of the U.K. and France, has closed a near 100 deals on often…
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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.
French thesps Vincent Cassel and Jean Reno will star in "Fantomas," an adaptation of the French detective novels produced by Thomas Langmann's La Petite Reine.
Christophe Gans' next film will be an adaptation of Leo Perutz's "The Swedish Cavalier" for La Petite Reine, the French company selling "Public Enemy Number One" in the Cannes market.
The sorry track record for vidgame-to-bigscreen translations goes unchallenged by "Silent Hill," though above-average interest is generated for a time by "Brotherhood of the Wolf" helmer Christophe…