This picture taken on April 22, 2013 shows French director Luc Besson giving a speech during Beijing International Film Festival in Beijing. Cinema is one of France's greatest cultural exports but one market-China-remains largely untapped, and the industry is hoping President Francois Hollande can help pull the curtain back this week.
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'Transporter' sequels announced at Cannes Film Festival
A new trilogy of Transporter Luc Besson's EuropaCorp and Chinese production company Fundamental Films have teamed up to co-finance, co-produce and co-distribute the three movies, which will be budgeted in the $30 million to $40 million region. At least o 5/22/13 from Digital Spy Read more »
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp, China's Fundamental to Co-Produce 'Transporter' Films
CANNES – Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has announced the next slate of films to be co-produced with its Chinese partner Mark Gao's Fundamental Films, as part of the two companies' three-year output deal announced last July. EuropaCorp and Fundamental will co-f from Hollywood Reporter Read more »
Hot Markets Drive Biz
EuropaCorp, Luc Besson’s Paris-based mini-studio, is becoming ever more a Europe-U.S.Corp, while ramping up biz in China. The year, moves in Hollywood have come fast: Lisa Ellzey was tapped VP of U.S. motion picture production to drive project developmen from Variety Read more »
Hal Hartley To Close Off 'Henry Fool' Trilogy With 'Ned Rifle,' Louis Leterrier Reteaming With Luc Besson For 'Sea At War'
Hal Hartley’s recent work hasn’t been as high profile as his films back in the ‘90s, but it looks like the director is back in action yet again, with a continuation of one of his best known pictures. This time, the project is “Ned Rifle,” which is a foll from Indie Wire Read more »
INCREDIBLE HULK Director Louis Leterrier in Talks to Helm Luc Besson’s Secretive SEA AT WAR
French director Louis Leterrier’s latest film, the magician heist thriller Now You See Me, is poised to hit theaters in a couple of weeks, but it appears that the filmmaker is gearing up to commit to his next project. Variety reports that the Incredible from Original Signal: Movies Read more »