Gabriel Byrne, Andrea Riseborough, Amazon Board Cocaine Drama ‘ZeroZeroZero’

Production has started on “ZeroZeroZero,” a drama on the international cocaine trade from the team behind hit Italian crime series “Gomorrah.” Gabriel Byrne and Andrea Riseborough will star in the show, which Amazon has picked up for the U.S. The eight…

Production has started on “ZeroZeroZero,” a drama on the international cocaine trade from the team behind hit Italian crime series “Gomorrah.” Gabriel Byrne and Andrea Riseborough will star in the show, which Amazon has picked up for the U.S. The eight-part series, which is set to be one of the buzziest international dramas of 2019, is […]

Female Filmmakers Center Stage at Sundance Film Festival London

Seven of the dozen films screening at Sundance Film Festival: London 2018 are directed by women as the U.K. edition of the indie festival puts female filmmakers center stage. The selection includes the U.K. premieres of Desiree Akhavan’s “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” (pictured), Crystal Moselle’s “Skate Kitchen,” and the international premiere of Augustine Frizzel’s […]

Seven of the dozen films screening at Sundance Film Festival: London 2018 are directed by women as the U.K. edition of the indie festival puts female filmmakers center stage. The selection includes the U.K. premieres of Desiree Akhavan’s “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” (pictured), Crystal Moselle’s “Skate Kitchen,” and the international premiere of Augustine Frizzel’s […]

Sky CEO Says Business ‘On Track’ in ‘Challenging’ Conditions

Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch said the business is in good shape and on track to hit its full-year targets. Sky posted a 5% increase in overall revenue of £10.1 billion ($14.4 billion) for the nine months to end-March. EBITDA profit increased 10% year-on-year, taking the total to £1.7 billion. Sky extended its rights deal for […]

Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch said the business is in good shape and on track to hit its full-year targets. Sky posted a 5% increase in overall revenue of £10.1 billion ($14.4 billion) for the nine months to end-March. EBITDA profit increased 10% year-on-year, taking the total to £1.7 billion. Sky extended its rights deal for […]

BBC Orders Documentary Series on Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

Almost four decades after Margaret Thatcher rose to power as Britain’s first female prime minister, the BBC has ordered a landmark documentary series on the iconic and divisive leader. “Thatcher,” a five-hour look at the politician dubbed the “Iron Lady,” will go out on BBC Two in the U.K. BBC Studios will sell “Thatcher” internationally. […]

Almost four decades after Margaret Thatcher rose to power as Britain’s first female prime minister, the BBC has ordered a landmark documentary series on the iconic and divisive leader. “Thatcher,” a five-hour look at the politician dubbed the “Iron Lady,” will go out on BBC Two in the U.K. BBC Studios will sell “Thatcher” internationally. […]

Global Deals Roll In for Agatha Christie Miniseries ‘Ordeal by Innocence’

A number of international broadcasters have snapped up “Ordeal by Innocence,” the BBC-commissioned Agatha Christie adaptation that was partially re-shot after actor Ed Westwick was accused of sexual assault. The three-part series just wrapped up over the weekend on the BBC’s flagship BBC One channel. Endeavor Content has closed several international deals for the show, […]

A number of international broadcasters have snapped up “Ordeal by Innocence,” the BBC-commissioned Agatha Christie adaptation that was partially re-shot after actor Ed Westwick was accused of sexual assault. The three-part series just wrapped up over the weekend on the BBC’s flagship BBC One channel. Endeavor Content has closed several international deals for the show, […]

Former Channel 4 Chief David Abraham Launches Wonderhood Studio

David Abraham is back in the content business. The former boss of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, has launched Wonderhood Studios. The freshly-minted operation will make programming for channels, digital and streaming services, and have a division that will serve as an agency for brands, with the aim of working across areas that have previously operated […]

David Abraham is back in the content business. The former boss of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, has launched Wonderhood Studios. The freshly-minted operation will make programming for channels, digital and streaming services, and have a division that will serve as an agency for brands, with the aim of working across areas that have previously operated […]

‘Game of Thrones’ to Receive Special BAFTA Award

The production team behind HBO’s blockbuster “Game of Thrones” will be given the BAFTA Special Award at this year’s British Academy Television Craft Awards. Hannah Murray and John Bradley from the hit series will collect the award on behalf of the team. BAFTA said the accolade is recognition of the boundaries that have been pushed across […]

The production team behind HBO’s blockbuster “Game of Thrones” will be given the BAFTA Special Award at this year’s British Academy Television Craft Awards. Hannah Murray and John Bradley from the hit series will collect the award on behalf of the team. BAFTA said the accolade is recognition of the boundaries that have been pushed across […]