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‘The Fifth Element’: How Luc Besson’s Space Opera Conquered Cannes 25 Years Ago

It takes a lot to crack the top list of Cannes parties. But an event costing a festival record $1 million and featuring a Jean-Paul Gaultier fashion show, a futuristic ballet and guests including the biggest A-list couple on the planet, not to mention dinner, fireworks and tickets in the form of a specially made […]

Paramount+ Signs Slate Deal With ‘Narcos’ Producer Gaumont

Paramount+ is bulking up its streaming offerings with a long-term slate deal with French production heavyweight Gaumont, producer of Narcos, Lupin and Barbarians. Under the slate deal, unveiled Thursday, Gaumont will produce several original series in association with Paramount’s international studio, VIS, earmarked to premiere on streaming service Paramount+ internationally. Among the first shows greenlit under […]

‘Narcos’ Producer Gaumont Can’t Get Ex-CEO’s Severance Back Over Undeleted Files

Gaumont Television has convinced an L.A. judge it may have been damaged when its former CEO Katie O'Connell Marsh didn't wipe her laptop after she was terminated — but it can't get a declaration that said violation means she has to return her severance payment and it can avoid paying her a share of profits from now on.

‘Tout Simplement Noir’: Film Review

Jean-Pascal Zadi's feature debut 'Tout Simplement Noir' follows an actor and activist who attempts to organize a Black Lives Matter-style protest in Paris.

Paul McCartney Teams With Netflix on ‘High in the Clouds’ Animated Feature

Paul McCartney is teaming with Netflix and Gaumont on an animated feature based on the musician's own children's novel 'High in the Clouds.'

Sky Orders ‘Tin Star’ for Third and Final Season

'Tin Star,' the Tim Roth-starring original from Comcast-owned European pay TV giant Sky, has been commissioned for a third and final season.

‘The Mystery of Henri Pick’ (‘Le Mystere Henri Pick’): Film Review

Fabrice Luchini and Camille Cottin star in 'The Mystery of Henri Pick,' Remi Bezancon's adaptation of the 2016 novel by 'Delicacy' writer David Foenkinos.

Celine Dion Biopic ‘Céline Before Celine’ in The Works (Exclusive)

'Céline Before Celine,' a feature by Quebec director Marc-Andre Lavoie about iconic singer Celine Dion's family upbringing and life before global stardom, is set for a 2020 production.

‘The Emperor of Paris’ (‘L’Empereur de Paris’): Film Review

Jean-Francois Richet ('Blood Father,' 'Mesrine') tackles the story of criminal-turned-cop Vidocq in historical action-thriller 'The Emperor of Paris,' starring Vincent Cassel.

Gaumont to Open U.K. TV Production Division

The news comes just a week after the company announced the launch of German operations.

Gaumont Launches German Production Operation

The French producer behind Netflix hit 'Narcos' has hired former Warner Bros. TV executive Sabine de Mardt to run the local-language production unit.