PARIS – Comparisons are odious. But even judged by average receipts abroad over the last 10 years, French films punched a lame year outside France in 2013, bereft of blockbusters and plagued by…
Curiously airless, weightless and tonally uncertain, Luc Besson's mafia comedy falls flat.
PARIS — Bolstered by its powerful slate of English-language movies and TV series, EuropaCorp — topped by founder Luc Besson and CEO Christophe Lambert — posted a record €19.6 million ($25.5…
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…
Relativity Media has announced new foreign output deals with India distribution shingle Tanweer and Greece’s Feelgood distribution. Relativity’s International head Camela Galano will oversee the…
Cannes is buzzing about EuropaCorp's top-secret project "Sea at War" that's penned by Luc Besson and produced by Besson and Christophe Lambert.
Relativity Media has hired veteran executive and screenwriter Richard Potter as exec VP of production and development. Potter will report to president Tucker Tooley and president of production Robbie…
FilmDistrict has dated Elizabeth Banks comedy "Walk of Shame" for a U.S. release on Sept. 20. Banks portrays an aspiring reporter whose dreams of becoming a network news anchor are compromised after…
Martin Scorsese and Luc Besson are collaborating on “Malavita,” from EuropaCorp and Relativity, starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones. Besson helms the actioner. Scorsese…
PARIS -- Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has inked an exclusive three-year output deal with China's Fundamental Films, one of the country's leading distributors.
PARIS -- La Cite du Cinema, the €160 million ($195 million) film hub masterminded by French helmer-producer Luc Besson, officially opens its doors in September but it is already up and running.