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Pathé & Vendôme Sign Pact; First Pic ‘Coda’ Will Be Sold By Pathé, Philippe Rousselet & Patrick Wachsberger On Croisette — Cannes

Pathé Films and Philippe Rousselet’s Vendôme Group production banner have signed an exclusive new film production partnership to develop and produce English-language films for the international marketplace.

The three-year revolving co-development and co-producing deal will aim to produce one to two films a year initially with the flexibility to ramp up to more projects over time. All films produced under the deal will be fully financed by Pathé and Vendôme and will be released theatrically in France through Pathé who will also oversee worldwide distribution of the titles.

The first film to be co-produced under the deal will be Coda – an English-language remake of the 2014 French box office hit La Famille Belier – written and to be directed by Sian Heder (Orange Is The New Black), which will start shooting this summer on location in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

As the only hearing child in a deaf family, the film follows sixteen

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