PARIS — Rolling off its rapturous Cannes bow, Guillaume Gallienne’s Directors’ Fortnight winner “Me, Myself and Mum” is set to travel to nearly all major territories. Gaumont, the pic’s co-producer…
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…
Fox International Prods. is saying “Mea Culpa,” acquiring distribution rights for the Latin America, Germany and the United States on director Fred Cavaye’s thriller. Fox announced the deal on the…
Once largely dominated by U.S. studios, the remakes business has expanded in the past few years, attracting a fresh breed of industryites looking to explore diverse international grounds.
Working Title is teaming with Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson's Leverage banner to remake Fred Cavaye's hit French action thriller "Point Blank."
Gaumont, the powerhouse behind "The Intouchables," is turning into a major backer of contempo French thrillers.
Backup Films, the expanding financial-packaging division of Paris-based Backup Media Group, is negotiating an addition to its burgeoning roster of French-Chinese co-productions: "The Lady in the…
A comedy of extramarital manners in several unconnected chapters, "The Players" is an odd beast that, like all omnibus films, is only as strong as its weakest link.
Provides few existential thrills but plenty of heart-racing action as it follows one man's marathon dash to save his kidnapped wife from execution.
Underscoring its strength as one of France's leading mini-majors, Gaumont has racked up sales to major territories across its eclectic slate following the American Film Market earlier this month.
A little-seen French thriller gets longer but not much better in "The Next Three Days."