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."
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French B.O. phenom "The Intouchables" has been selected to rep Gaul in the foreign-language race at the Academy Awards.
French pic "The Intouchables" will be adding yet another honor to its trophy case: the first movie to ever be honored by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
Tied to its re-release of "The Artist," the Weinstein Co. is sneaking local French-language hit "The Intouchables" on Saturday at six theaters in New York, San Francisco and L.A., ahead of the pic's…
Box office for "The Intouchables," which the Weinstein Co. will release on May 25 in the U.S., has hurtled past the B.O. of other movies released in Spain this year.
France's B.O. behemoth "The Intouchables" screened Wednesday night at Gotham's Museum of Modern Art, with its star Omar Sy on hand alongside Harvey Weinstein to introduce the pic.
"Bridesmaids" helmer Paul Feig is in early negotiations to write and direct, and Colin Firth is in early talks to star in "Untouchable," the Weinstein Co.'s English-language remake of Eric Toledano…
The 16th City of Lights, City of Angels, the annual French cinema showcase that kicks off April 16 at the DGA in Los Angeles, will unspool 10 North American premieres, including helmer Florent-Emilio…
It may be a French cultural phenomenon, but Gallic box office smash "Intouchables" (Untouchable) has roots that are planted as deeply in Hollywood as they are in the soil of the typical French comedy.