Norway’s Kristoffer Metcalfe Talks ‘Twin,’ Directing ‘Game of Thrones’’ Kristofer Hivju

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This is Kristofer Hivju and Kristoffer Metcalfe’s show, the series that actor Hivju, “Game of Thrones” Wildlings leader Tormund Giantsbane,  and Metcalfe “Cupid’s Balls”), developed together for near 15 years. But Hivju is nowhere to be seen in the lov…

Series Mania: France’s ‘Call My Agent!’ Producer Mother Production Sets ‘Purple’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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Paris-based Mother Production, the company behind hit series “Call My Agent!,” now with Season 4 in development, is teaming with Silex (“French Touch”) and writer-creators Judith Havas and Noemie de Lapparent on “Purple,” a drama set at a ‘90s Paris le…

Series Mania: ‘Influence,’ ‘Gymnasts,’ ‘The Fortress’ Set for Co-Pro Pitching Sessions

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New drama series projects from the U.K.’s Studio Lambert, Italy’s Indigo Film and Norway’s Maipo Film will be pitched at Series Mania’s Co-Pro Pitching Sessions to an industry audience and jury. The latter is presided over by Meghan Lyvers, SVP co-prod…

Series Mania 2019 Lineup Includes Netflix, HBO & Channel4; Uma Thurman, Charlie Brooker, Freddie Highmore Among Speakers

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Ever-growing international TV event Series Mania has unveiled an impressive 2019 lineup including new dramas from Netflix, HBO and the UK’s Channel4. Scroll down for the lineups in full.
Taking place in Lille, northern France, this year’s e…

Mad Men’s’ Andre, Maria Jacquemetton Set for Series Mania’s UGC Writers Campus

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MADRID — André and Maria Jacquemetton, the Emmy and WGA Award-winning writer-producers of AMC’s “Mad Men” and consulting producers on Amazon Studios’ “The Romanoffs,” will serve as Guests of Honor at Series Mania’s UGC Writers Campus, a workshop …

Netflix Boss Reed Hastings Concedes “Mistakes” In Cannes Stance

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In a keynote appearance today at Series Mania, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings struck an unusually conciliatory note in discussing the company’s recent feud with the Cannes Film Festival.
“We have a reputation as a disruptor, sometimes we make mi…

Series Mania: Endemol Shine’s Sophie Turner Laing Announces Season 2 of ‘Harem’

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LILLES, France — In a keynote conversation given by Endemol Shine president Sohpie Turner Laing at Lille’s Series Mania, it was announced that Israeli broadcaster Reshet has commissioned a second season of the hit series “Harem,” to broadcast on …