Netflix Orders French Original Series Starring Omar Sy As Arsène Lupin

Netflix has ordered a French original series starring Omar Sy (The Intouchables) as Arsène Lupin, the world famous gentleman thief and master of disguise. The series is slated to premiere globally on ...

Netflix Orders New French Original Starring Omar Sy as Arsene Lupin

Netflix Orders New French Original Starring Omar Sy as Arsene Lupin Netflix has announced a new French original scripted series toplining megastar Omar Sy (“The Intouchables”) as Arsene Lupin, the gentleman burglar whose adventures in turn-of-the century Paris are a ...

Karthi's 'Chinna Babu' gets a slow start in Telugu states

TollywoodThe collections on the first day are average but is expected to pick up over the weekend.Digital NativeKarthi starrer Kadai Kutty Singam released to good reviews but its Telugu version Chinna ...

Bankruptcy court rejects calls to block Weinstein Company sale

Reduced price deal with Lantern approved as TWC cuts another 20 jobs. A Us bankruptcy court approved the $289m sale of The Weinstein Company (TWC) to Lantern Capital on Wednesday (July 11), in spite ...

French comedy 'C'est la Vie!' lands UK deal ahead of Eiff berth (exclusive)

French comedy 'C'est la Vie!' lands UK deal ahead of Eiff berth (exclusive) Film comes from The Intouchables directors. C’est La Vie! (Le Sens De La Fête), the French comedy starring Jean-Pierre Bacri and Gilles Lelouche, has been acquired for UK and Ireland release by ...

Colin Firth Starring ‘Secret Garden’ Omar Sy’s ‘Lost Prince’ Sell Worldwide for Studiocanal (Exclusive)

Announcing very possibly the first clean sales sweep on one of the major new titles brought onto the market at Cannes, Studiocanal, part of Vivendi’s Canal Plus Group, sold out worldwide on the David ...

Anton Boards Laurent Zeitoun and Yann Zenou’s ‘Fireheart’ (Exclusive)

Bringing one of the biggest new independent animation projects onto the Cannes market, London-based Anton is lead-financing and handling world sales on “Fireheart,” produced by Main Journey’s Laurent ...

Michel Hazanavicius teams with Omar Sy, Bérénice Bejo for 'The Lost Prince'

Michel Hazanavicius teams with Omar Sy, Bérénice Bejo for 'The Lost Prince' Pathé will release in France whilst Studiocanal will commence worldwide sales in Cannes. The Lost Prince, the new film from director by Michel Hazanavicius, has been unveiled. The Studiocanal, ...

Milli Vanilli Biopic Producers Hope End of Ratner Deal Could Revive Long-Gestating Project

Milli Vanilli Biopic Producers Hope End of Ratner Deal Could Revive Long-Gestating Project The history of the Untitled Millie Vanilli movie has been almost as much of a byzantine roller coaster ride as the duo’s infamous career. The latest roadblock for the biopic, which dates back to a ...

Beta Film Boards Period Drama ‘Victor Hugo – Enemy of the State’ (Exclusive)

Beta Film has scored a major deal ahead of MipTV, scooping international rights to high-end period drama “Victor Hugo – Enemy of the State,” which it will bring to the market. The limited series ...

UniFrance, Miami Festival’s Third Mercado Lures Top Latin American Distributors, French Sales Agents

UniFrance, Miami Festival’s Third Mercado Lures Top Latin American Distributors, French Sales Agents Top Latin American distributors ranging from Brazil’s Imovision to Mexico’s Cinepolis and Colombia’s Babilla Cine flocked to the third edition of the Mercado del Cine Frances, a mini-market jointly ...

Cesar Awards Preview: Can Breakout Directors Beat Old-School Rivals?

Cesar Awards Preview: Can Breakout Directors Beat Old-School Rivals? This year’s Cesar Awards pit old-school establishment contenders against a younger, more independent guard that might not have been so readily acknowledged a decade or two ago. It’s an exciting ...

Neil Burger to Direct Adaptation of Purple Heart Veteran Mary Jennings Hegar’s Memoir (Exclusive)

Neil Burger to Direct Adaptation of Purple Heart Veteran Mary Jennings Hegar’s Memoir (Exclusive) “Divergent” helmer Neil Burger will direct an untitled film based on the memoir by Purple Heart veteran Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar, sources tell Variety. Angelina Jolie is circling the lead role of ...

CanneSeries to Close with Michael C. Hall’s ‘Safe’

CanneSeries announced Wednesday that a first screening of author Harlan Coben’s “Safe,” produced by Studiocanal’s Red Production Company (“Happy Valley”), will bring down the curtain on the inaugural ...

‘BPM (Beats Per Minute),’ ‘Au Revoir La-Haut’ Lead Cesar Nominations

‘BPM (Beats Per Minute),’ ‘Au Revoir La-Haut’ Lead Cesar Nominations Robin Campillo’s “BPM (Beats Per Minute),” Albert Dupontel’s “Au revoir là-haut,” Mathieu Amalric’s “Barbara,” and Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache’s “C’est la Vie” lead the nominations for the Cesar ...

Dublin Film Festival unveils 2018 line-up

Lance Black’s Black 47 to open the event, which features seven world premieres. Source: Iffr ‘Black 47’ The Audi Dublin International Film Festival (Feb 21- Mar 4) has announced its 2018 line-up. ...

Gaumont Expands to Germany, Appoints Warner Bros. Executive (Exclusive)

Gaumont Expands to Germany, Appoints Warner Bros. Executive (Exclusive) Gaumont, the venerable film and TV studio behind French comedy blockbuster “The Intouchables” and hit Netflix series “Narcos,” is set to expand in Germany with the launch of a new office in Cologne. ...

Weinstein Company Pulls War with Grandpa, Upside and Mary Magdaline

The Weinstein Company yanked its first three movies of 2018 from its calendar, pulling The War with Grandpa from its February 23 date, The Upside from its March 9 date and Mary Magdalene from its ...

Boon, Binoche, Dujardin, Laurent, Cluzet, Lindon, Viard, Auteuil Grace 2018’s UniFrance Rendez-Vous

Boon, Binoche, Dujardin, Laurent, Cluzet, Lindon, Viard, Auteuil Grace 2018’s UniFrance Rendez-Vous Dany Boon’s “La Ch’tite Famille,” Laurent Tirard’s “Return of the Hero” and Philippe le Guay’s “Normandie Nue” feature at the 20th UniFrance Rendez-Vous With French Cinema, which runs Jan. 18-22 in ...

'BPM (Beats Per Minute),' 'Barbara' Top France's Lumiere Award Nominations

'BPM (Beats Per Minute),' 'Barbara' Top France's Lumiere Award Nominations Robin Campillo’s AIDS activist drama BPM (Beats Per Minute) leads the pack with six nominations for this year’s Lumiere Awards, with nods in the best film, best director and best acting categories, ...

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