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Shooting started last month on French production Benoit Brisefer: The Red Taxis, an adaptation of the classic comic strip created in 1960.
The story is about a 10 year old boy who has secret powers to fight evil, but loses them when he catches a cold. Newcomer Leopold Huet play the title role.
Manuel Pradal directs.
Walt Disney will release in France on Oct 22 2014. »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Wendy Mitchell)
Paris-based sales agent Other Angle is celebrating its fifth birthday at Cannes with a flurry of deals across its slate, and a pickup.
“The Big Bad Wolf,” a French comedy starring Benoit Poelvoorde (“Coco Before Chanel”), Kad Merad (“Welcome to the Sticks”) and Charlotte Le Bon (“Yves Saint Laurent”) sold to Canada (Christal), Switzerland (Frenetic) and Benelux (Alternative). Deals for Germany, Russia, Spain and Italy are closing.
“Although it’s been said that mainstream comedies don’t travel well, we have become experts at selling them,” said Other Angle topper Olivier Albou. Case in point: “On the Other Side of the Tracks,” a buddy cop comedy toplining “Intouchables” star Omar Sy and Laurent Lafitte (“Little White Lies”), sold to over 40 territories, »
- Elsa Keslassy
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