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Former EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert’s sudden death at the age of 51 from lung cancer stunned the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday.
In life, the dashing executive, whose penchant for expensive suits, relationships with top French politicians, such as former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, and hot temper, rubbed some the wrong way. 413 more words
Christophe Lambert, the former advertising executive and right hand to Luc Besson, has died. French media is reporting that Lambert passed away in Marseille after a cancer diagnosis earlier this year. 315 more words
Former EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert has died, Variety has confirmed. He was 51.
A representative for EuropaCorp said that Lambert was diagnosed with lung cancer in March. 337 more words
To Hollywood, Christophe Lambert was best known as the colorful and outspoken right hand of EuropaCorp founder Luc Besson, the director behind “The Fifth Element” and “The Professional.” 1,651 more words
UPDATED: Former Universal Pictures Chairman Marc Shmuger is replacing Christophe Lambert as chief executive of EuropaCorp, the international production and distribution company behind the “Taken” and “Transporter” franchises, according to multiple sources. 572 more words
UPDATE: EuropaCorp has just released this statement: “Having secured the financing for Valerian, the next film by Luc Besson, which is expected to be delivered in 2017, Christophe Lambert has decided to concentrate on personal projects.” 616 more words