Fred Cavaye’s “Penny Pincher!” (“Radin!”), the latest comedy starring “Welcome to the Sticks” actor Dany Boon, has proven a major box office hit in France and a big international sales success…
French comedy superstar Dany Boon (“Welcome to The Cht’is”) toplines “Radin!,” a high-concept dramedy directed by Fred Cavaye (“Point Blank”) and produced by Jerico (“La Famille Belier”). TF1…
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.