Omar Sy will star in the new film by directors Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache; Scanner-Rhodes Productions is producing thriller Squat, which is shooting in London.

Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache will commence shooting social comedy Samba at the end this month, which also stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim and Izya Higelin. Gaumont, Quad Films and Ten Films are co-producing with Gaumont also handling international sales and French distribution. A release is planned for late 2014.

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Principal photography is underway on Nic Auerbach’s Squat, starring Robert Fucilla and Sarah Armstrong alongside Danny Webb, Jonathan Rhodes, Isabelle Allen and Nicky Evans. Written by David Marconi, the thriller centres on a financier, who becomes embroiled in a violent underworld when his multi-million pound house is mysteriously taken over by squatters. Dean Fisher is producing through his company Scanner-Rhodes Productions .