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Lionsgate Dates Luc Besson’s ‘Anna’ for High-Profile Summer Release

Lionsgate's Summit label has decided to give Luc Besson's 'Anna' a high-profile summer release.

French Prosecutors Dismiss Rape Case Against Luc Besson

The Paris prosecutor's office says an investigation failed to turn up evidence to support a woman's rape allegation against filmmaker Luc Besson and the case has been dropped.

Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp Posts $101 Million Loss

Luc Besson's EuropaCorp reported another steep loss of $101 million in the latest half-year results released Thursday. The financial report comes as the company is selling off assets in an effort to keep the studio financially afloat.

Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp Partners With Pathe for French Distribution

Following speculation that EuropaCorp will shutter its French film distribution arm, the company announced it is entering into a three-year distribution partnership with Pathe.

EuropaCorp Exploring Cost-Cutting, Possible Closure of Distribution Arm

Embattled French studio Europacorp, founded by Luc Besson, is looking to cut costs, particular at its French distribution arm, and is exploring several options, including a partial or complete shuttering of the division.

Luc Besson Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 5 More Women

Five additional women have come forward with accusations of sexual abuse and harassment against French director Luc Besson.

Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp Set to Sell Roissy Films Catalog Following ‘Valerian’ Losses

Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is putting another asset up for sale, entering into exclusive negotiations with Gaumont for the catalog of Roissy Films. It will be the latest asset Besson's beleaguered EuropaCorp is set to part with, after offloading its TV division for $13 million last November after the director's sci-fi opus 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' disappointed at the global box office.

Luc Besson’s Film School Faces Closure

Luc Besson’s cinema school appears to be another casualty of the director’s legal and financial troubles.

Luc Besson Accused of Sexual Assault by Second Woman

A French casting director has accused 'Lucy' and 'Fifth Element' director Luc Besson of sexual violence and demanding favors for sex.

Asia Argento Says She’s “Known About” Luc Besson Allegations for Eight Months

After her barn-burner speech at Cannes' closing ceremony, the Italian actress and director spoke out about Besson and why she called out the festival on Harvey Weinstein.

Luc Besson Accused of Rape (Report)

A 27-year-old French actress, who remained unnamed in the report, brought forward a complaint against the 'Valerian and a Thousand Planets' helmer on Friday morning.

‘Taxi 5’: Film Review

Luc Besson's popular action-comedy franchise is back after more than a decade with 'Taxi 5,' a new installment directed by and starring Franck Gastambide ('Porn in the Hood').