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…
Fabrice de la Patelliere
In the run-up to Mipcom, Endemol Studios, the L.A.-based scripted studio of Endemol North America, has come on board to produce an English-language adaptation of Canal Plus’ hit crime thriller…
PARIS– After delving into a wide variety of genre, from cop dramas (“Braquo”) to costumers (“Borgia”) and most recently fantasy skeins (“Rebound”), French paybox Canal Plus is also exploring comedy…
French tv maven Fabrice de la Patelliere, head of fiction programming at Canal Plus, is shepherding a slate of shows sure to draw the attention of U.S. programming execs.
PARIS — U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has nabbed premiere broadcast rights to hit Gallic suspenser “Rebound,” repped by Zodiak Rights. Canal Plus’ highest-rated original drama, “Rebound” is produced by…
PARIS– Michael Haneke’s “Amour” swept the 38th Cesar Awards Friday, taking home wins for film, director, actress (Emmanuelle Riva), actor (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and original screenplay. “Amour”…
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has become a minority shareholder in Few, the production outfit led by comedy pic helmer Dominique Farrugia.
PARIS -- After making a name for itself with upscale crimers such as Intl. Emmy-nommed "Braquo" and "Spiral," French TV giant Canal Plus has branched out into the fantasy genre with €11.4 million…
PARIS - French paybox Canal Plus has boarded Gaumont Intl. Television's "Barbarella," Nicolas Winding Refn's high-profile series based on the French sci-fi comicbook character.
PARIS -- Tom Fontana's Renaissance-set drama series "Borgia" has been greenlit for a second season of 12 hourlongs, budgeted at €30 million ($39.7 million) -- $6.6 million more than the first season.