Thursday, February 9, 2012
EuropaCorp laughs with 'Love'
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is leaving sales on "Love Lasts three years,In . its finest-profile comedy hit at January's Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous.EuropaCorp has pacted for Germany with Prokino, Russia with Cinema Prestige and Chicken with Bir.In the parallel move, Jaimie Alexander ("Thor") remains cast in female lead role in EuropaCorp's upcomming thriller "Intersection."Put together by Gallic novelist and media celebrity Frederic Beigbeder, EuropaCorp's "Love Lasts" concentrates on a wise-cracking social gadfly, who's written the sunday paper proclaiming love lasts three years, however falls for his cousin's beautiful wife (Louis Bourgoin).Released by EuropaCorp in France on Jan. 18, "Love Lasts 3 YearsInch makes 3.8 million ($5 million) within the first 72 hours.In 'Intersection," Alexander plays a wealthy lately-wedded wife who conspires wih her lover to kill her husband Frank Grillo ("Gangster Squad"). Her plans fail when her husband and lover be a part of a multiple vehicle crash in the heart of the Moroccan dessert.Film author David Marconi ("Live Free or Die Hard," "Enemy in the Condition") is installed on direct."Intersection" contacts in the finish of February in Morocco mole. EuropaCorp is selling the pic within the European Film Market. Marie-Laure Montironi, EuropaCorp worldwide sales mind, mentioned before Berlin they reaches advanced discussions to seal Germany and Benelux, both now key areas for French films.Though best-recognized for its high-testosterone thrillers, EuropaCorp produces films across a wider range than frequently credited for -- from feature debuts ("Love Lasts 3 YearsInch) to art photos (Xavier Giannoli's "At firstInch), comedies and animation (Bibo Bergeron's "A Monster in Paris")."Obtaining a diversity of projects allows for just about any diversity of options to provide to worldwide entrepreneurs and television stations, both free-to-air and pay TV. It's a large strength," mentioned Montironi. Contact the number newsroom at firstname.lastname@example.org