Every few years, a broad comedy catches France by storm, while causing barely a ripple in the U.S. Whereas Hollywood studio comedies tend to perform well in France, mainstream American moviegoers…
PARIS – The lead in Guillaume Canet's lauded thriller "Tell No One," the highest-grossing French-language film in the U.S. in 2008, and the co-star of "The Intouchables," which took $416.4 million…
Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, the duo behind smash hit comedy “The Intouchables,” are set to direct “Samba,” a French-language immigration-themed dramedy toplining Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg…
Gilles Bourdos’ “Renoir” is set to represent Gaul in the Oscar’s Foreign-language race. Pic, which competed in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard in 2012, was released Stateside by Samuel Goldwyn Films in…
PARIS — "The Intouchables" star Omar Sy has joined the cast of "X-Men: Days of Future Past." Sy's casting was announced by helmer Bryan Singer via Twitter on Saturday. Singer wrote he was "thrilled…
Polish arthouse distributor Gutek Film occupies a particular niche in a demanding market.
Running Jan. 15-21 at Paris' Grand Hotel, the 15th Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous, a French film showcase, looks set to be a record edition in more ways than one.
"Skyfall" and French hit "The Intouchables" topped the German box office in 2012 and helped propel theatrical revenue to record heights.
Hollywood films continue surge at the overseas box office, but local pics held their own in territories including France and Japan. In fast-growing China and India, local production is strong but…
The nine films to qualify for the shortlist for the next foreign-language film Oscar have been named by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Omar Sy, who grew up in the projects, had made a dozen films before being offered his first leading role in the French box-office sensation "The Intouchables."