EuropaCorp Deputy CEO Ousted Amid ‘Valerian’ Crash

EuropaCorp Deputy CEO Ousted Amid ‘Valerian’ Crash Paris – Edouard de Vesinne, who was appointed deputy CEO of Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp a year and a half ago, has been ousted from the company amid the lackluster performance of “Valerian and the City of ...

Luc Besson's EuropaCorp posts record loss

Poor box office performance of English-language slate, including Miss Sloane and The Circle, to blame. Luc Besson’s mini-major EuropaCorp has posted a company record losses of $136m (€119.9m) for the ...

‘John Wick: Chapter 2′ Blu-ray Review

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Claudia Gerini, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Tobias Segal, John Leguizamo | Written by Derek Kolstad | Directed by Chad ...

‘John Wick: Chapter 2′ Review

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Claudia Gerini, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Tobias Segal, John Leguizamo | Written by Derek Kolstad | Directed by Chad ...

Watch: 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' Trailer Teases a Very Wild Ride

Of all the potential blockbusters on the release calendar, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is arguably the most tantalizing. It's an adaptation of a French comic book series about time ...

Watch: 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' Teases a Very Wild Ride

Of all the potential blockbusters on the release calendar, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is arguably the most tantalizing. It's an adaptation of a French comic book series about time ...

EuropaCorp Sets ‘Taxi 5’; Endemol Shine Tunes Up ‘Big Music Quiz’ Deals – Global Briefs

Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has announced a fifth film in the Marseilles-set Taxi franchise. A release for Taxi 5 is set for January 31, 2018, Europa said via Twitter. Franck Gastambide is directing the ...

EuropaCorp Sets ‘Taxi 5’; Endemol Shine Tunes Up ‘Big Music Quiz’ Deals – Global Briefs

EuropaCorp Sets ‘Taxi 5’; Endemol Shine Tunes Up ‘Big Music Quiz’ Deals – Global Briefs Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has announced a fifth film in the Marseilles-set Taxi franchise. A release for Taxi 5 is set for January 31, 2018, Europa said via Twitter. Franck Gastambide is directing the ...

Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp Posts $31 Million Loss in ‘Transition Year’

Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp Posts $31 Million Loss in ‘Transition Year’ In what it termed a “transition year,” with no new “Taken” or “Lucy” and nine English-language movies still to release, EuropaCorp posted an annual net loss of €27.7 million ($30.8 million) for ...

Luc Besson loses plagiarism suit to John Carpenter while prepping his new film

Luc Besson loses plagiarism suit to John Carpenter while prepping his new film It's funny how someone can have a day in the press that's both terrible and terrific. Take Luc Besson, for example. Today's first story about him is thrilling because I've been waiting for him to get ...

The Transporter: Refueled Review

Stripped and chopped for parts, the Transporter trilogy could be reassembled into a single solid (and undoubtedly short) action movie. The first one had a fight scene where Jason Statham whirled ...

Blu-ray Review – Taxi (1998)

Taxi, 1998. Directed by Gérard Pirès. Starring Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary and Bernard Farcy. Synopsis: A former pizza delivery man begins a new career as a ...

‘Taxi’ Blu-ray Review

Stars: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary, Emma Sjöberg, Bernard Farcy, Georges Neri, Dan Herzberg, Sébastien Thiery, Philippe du Janerand | Written by Luc Besson | ...

No "Lucy" Sequel On The Way... For Now

Studios are always keen to squeeze sequels out of success stories, and filmmaker Luc Besson and his EuropaCorp company have been as guilty of that as anyone. Films he produced like "Taken," "The ...

"I Don't See How We Can Do One": Luc Besson Rules Out 'Lucy' Sequel (For Now)

In the course of his career, Luc Besson has produced the following: two "Taken" films (with a third on the way); three "Transporter" movies, along with a TV show based on the movie, plus a feature ...

Lucy review: Scarlett Johansson goes from the sublime to the ridiculous

Lucy review: Scarlett Johansson goes from the sublime to the ridiculous Director: Luc Besson; Screenwriter: Luc Besson; Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Choi Min-sik, Amr Waked, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Analeigh Tipton; Running time: 89 mins; Certificate: 15 Luc ...

Luc Besson Puts His EuropaCorp to the Test With ‘Lucy’

The son of scuba-diving instructors, Luc Besson came of age exploring the depths of the ocean floor and inventing stories out of the debris he would find along the shore. Some 50 years later, he is ...

Can Luc Besson score another French-import blockbuster with 'Lucy'? (Updated)

Can Luc Besson score another French-import blockbuster with 'Lucy'? (Updated) Over the course of his dozen-plus films as a writer-director, Parisian auteur Luc Besson has become known for his stylish inversions of schlock genre fare and a certain, shall we call it, Vive la ...

HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Pairs of Passes to ‘Lucy’ With Scarlett Johansson

Chicago – In the highly anticipated sci-fi “Lucy,” Scarlett Johansson turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. In the latest ...

NBC Summer Series 'Taxi: Brooklyn,' Based On Luc Besson Film Franchise, Debuts Tonight. Watch 3 Clips

Earlier this year, NBC acquired Us broadcast rights to the Luc Besson-produced action comedy series "Taxi: Brooklyn South," a 12-episode TV project that stars Chyler Leigh ("Grey's Anatomy") and Jacky ...

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