Spain box office receipts dip slightly in first half of 2019

Pedro Almodovar’s ’Pain & Glory’ performed well in its home territory. Total box office receipts in Spain fell slightly by 0.5% to $306.2m in the first half of 2019 compared to the same period the ...

Italian box office up 5% after slow start to 2019

Italian box office up 5% after slow start to 2019 ‘At Eternity’s Gate’, ‘Pain And Glory’ and ‘Capernaum’ performed very strongly. Box office receipts and admissions both increased by 5% in the first half of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018 ...

German box office on the rebound in the first half of 2019

German box office on the rebound in the first half of 2019 Constantins’s Us teen drama ‘After Passion’ was a surprise hit with young female audiences. Cinema-going in Germany saw a slight year-on-year recovery in box-office takings and admissions for the ...

On Entertainment Teams with Joann Sfar on ‘Little Prince”s Live Action/CGI Mini-Movies (Exclusive)

Aton Soumache’s On Entertainment (“Playmobil”) is allying with Joann Sfar, the revered French comicbook artist and filmmaker, on an ambitious live action mini-series inspired by French aviator and ...

Studiocanal Boards Gilles de Maistre’s ‘The Wolf and the Lion’

Studiocanal has boarded Gilles de Maistre’s family adventure film “The Wolf and the Lion,” his follow-up to “Mia and the White Lion,” which has so far been released in 36 territories around the world ...

‘Little Prince’ Producer to Adapt ‘Little Nicholas’ as Animated Film (Exclusive)

After having been successfully adapted into a pair of live-action movies, “Le Petit Nicolas,” based on the popular series of French children’s books from the ’60s, will be back on the big screen in an ...

Film Review: ‘Mia and the White Lion’

Film Review: ‘Mia and the White Lion’ Director Gilles de Maistre had good intentions at heart bringing an animal activist message to the mainstream with “Mia and the White Lion.” The craft and care it took to capture a portrait of a ...

Video Exclusive: “Lion Whisperer” Kevin Richardson On ‘Mia And The White Lion’

South African zookeeper Kevin Richardson works primarily with lions and now serves as producer on a new film called Mia and the White Lion. The 44-year-old, who is also known as “The Lion Whisperer,” ...

Daniah De Villiers in Us Trailer for Adventure 'Mia and the White Lion'

"I'm going to get you to somewhere safe... and then you'll be free." A new official Us trailer has debuted for the charming adventure Mia and the White Lion, which was first released last year in ...

Studiocanal Near Sells Out ‘Love at Second Sight,’ Rolls Out ’Someone, Somewhere,’ ‘Samsam’ (Exclusive)

Studiocanal has sold near all of the world outside the U.S. on Hugo Gélin’s “Love at Second Sight.” The European production-distribution-sales giant, part of Vivendi’s Canal Plus Group, has also ...

Film News Roundup: Family Adventure ‘Mia and the White Lion’ Set for U.S. Release

In today’s film news roundup, a film about a white lion named Charlie is getting a U.S. release, 3 Arts makes a key hire and Gravitas buys the documentary “Mosul.” Release Date Ledafilms ...

International box office for French films fell 50% in 2018

Italy was the biggest market for French films. The international box office for French films fell 52% to 40m admissions worldwide in 2018, against 82.5m in 2017, according to figures released by ...

‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ With Claire Foy to Premiere at Rome Film Festival

Sony’s “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” starring Claire Foy as avenging heroine Lisbeth Salander, is set to world-premiere at the Rome Film Festival, which announced a strong lineup Friday mixing ...