Pierre-Antoine Capton

The International Emmy-winning French series “Call My Agent!” is getting a Spanish-language remake, with Eva Longoria on board to produce and direct. Announced during Series Mania Festival in Lille, the adaptation will be co-produced by Mediawan, Elefantec Global and Longoria’s banner UnbeliEVAble Entertainment. It will mark the first adaptation targeting…

The trio behind Mediawan, the French company which recently acquired a majority stake in Brad Pitt’s Plan B, have made an offer to buy CGR Cinema, France’s second biggest multiplex chain, Variety has confirmed. The bid has been made by Pierre-Antoine Capton and French telecom tycoon Xavier Niel, the co-founders…

Mediawan and Miramax TV have signed a deal to co-develop and produce high-end scripted content, kicking off with the series adaptations “Chocolat,” and the sci-fi novel “The Immortals.” As previously announced, the “Chocolat” series will be based on the books by Joanne Harris which were previously adapted into an Oscar-nominated…

“Chocolat,” the Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp, is set for a television reboot with Miramax TV and Mediawan-owned Atlantique Productions on board. The two companies have teamed up to co-develop a French-language series adaptation of “Chocolat.” Released by Miramax in 2000, the movie was based on the…