French comedy has conquered continental Europe: Think "Welcome to the Sticks," "The Intouchables," "Serial (Bad) Weddings," going forward, most likely "La Famille Belier." Now Italy is joining the…
MADRID – Lucky Red, one of Italy's leading independent distributors, has acquired theatrical, TV and DVD rights to Toei Animation's "Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary," one of the biggest world…
ANNECY — Grindstone Entertainment has acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to "Pinocchio," one of the standout Italian animated features of the last year. Lionsgate Home Entertainment will handle…
Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza's "Salvo" topped the Cannes Film Festival's 52nd Critics' Week, taking its Grand Prix and the France 4 Revelation Prize.
Gaumont is re-teaming with French helmer Anne Fontaine on “Gemma Bovery”. The bigscreen adaptation of the eponymous comicbook, pic toplines star Gemma Arterton and Gallic thesp Fabrice Luchini. A…
A moody and extremely sensorial debut from scribe-helmers Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza.
Sales company K5 Intl. has closed several territory deals on spoof movie "Superfast!," which is produced by the team that delivered "Date Movie," "Meet the Spartans" and "Vampires Suck." K5 Intl. has…
Studiocanal has pre-sold Ethan and Joel Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis" to Italian distrib Lucky Red.
U.S. distrib Music Box Films has picked up domestic rights to Roger Michell's "Le Weekend" from Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar's Embankment Films.
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.
Hewing much closer than many other adaptations have to the original adventures of Carlo Collodi's mischievous log-headed lad, Italian helmer Enzo D'Alo's animated version of "Pinocchio" reps a…