The Screen Actors Guild's battle over its strike authorization has taken an especially nasty turn, thanks to a suggested boycott of eight actors who are up for SAG awards.
Vet actor Provost has been propelled into the international spotlight with "Seraphine," a biopic of painter Seraphine de Senlis that Provost wrote and directed. Pic's kudos count includes the Louis…
Sobelman has scored this year with European co-productions, such as Solveig Anspach's funky Icelandic road movie "Back Soon," which closed Locarno, winning Variety's Piazza Grande Award.
December's big-budget comic adaptation "Largo Winch" is a major step up for Gastaldo. "I've always wanted to handle this type of heavyweight film," says Gastaldo, who's already prepping a sequel. "I…
Frederic Corvez launched U Media in 2004, distributing catalog pics in Gaul before turning it into an international sales shingle last summer, repping a wide variety of foreign arthouse and French…
After going Hollywood with a remake of "Assault on Precinct 13," with Laurence Fishburne and Ethan Hawke, Richet returned to French cinema with "Mesrine," a high-voltage, big-budget gangster pic. The…
Comic -book artist Sfar is set to stay very busy for the foreseeable future, bringing his Eisner Award-winning comicbook "The Rabbi's Cat" to the bigscreen as well as helming "Gainsbourg, Vie…
Since ankling EuropaCorp to launch sales shingle Kinology last May, Melin has established himself as a key player. He reps eight to 10 pics a year, often unusual high-profile projects with strong…
Collardey's debut, "The Apprentice," nabbed the prestigious Louis Delluc Award for best first film, with Cannes Film Fest's Gilles Jacob praising it as "authentic and sincere."
A selection of new projects and productions, market bows and screenings at Unifrance's annual showcase.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music has release its winter sked for 2009, including a Valentine's Day showing of Cary Grant/Irene Dunne rom-com "The Awful Truth," a new print of Marco Ferreri's "Dillinger…