Beta Film Acquires Mariano Barroso’s Movistar + Original ‘What the Future Holds’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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MADRID — Continuing its strong line in cutting-edge Spanish drama series, Germany’s Beta Film has acquired international distribution rights to Mariano Barroso’s “What the Future Holds” (“El día de mañana”), one of the best-received of Movistar +…

Agnieszka Holland Talks About Her ‘Napoleon’ TV Series at Berlin Co-Production Market

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Agnieszka Holland, at the Berlinale with competition entry “Mr. Jones,” shifted her focus to TV on Wednesday to clue potential partners into the vision for her epic eight-part drama series-in-the-making, “Napoleon.” Holland is one of Europe’s top filmm…

Amazon’s ‘Hanna,’ New Season of ‘False Flag’ Lead Strong Berlinale Series Lineup

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Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming high-concept thriller “Hanna” will debut at the 2019 Berlinale Series, with its stars – Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos – expected in Berlin for its premiere. Netflix also features in the line…

Arthouse Distributor Film Movement Grows TV Footprint With ‘Sara Stein’ Dramas From Beta & Doc Series ‘Nazi Junkies’

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U.S. distributor Film Movement is growing its TV footprint with the acquisitions of four TV movies from Beta Film and documentary series Hidden History (which will be renamed Nazi Junkies) from Paris-based outfit #Edith Paris.
“Although we’ve long buil…

Kyle MacLachlan Cast as Franklin D. Roosevelt in War Drama ‘Atlantic Crossing’

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“Twin Peaks” star Kyle MacLachlan has signed on to play U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in “Atlantic Crossing,” the Norwegian-produced World War II drama series. MacLachlan will star opposite Swedish actress Sofia Helin (“The Bridge”) in the eight…

Mipcom: France’s TF1 Swoops on Alex Pina’s Movistar + Original ‘The Pier’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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CANNES — In one of the biggest deals to go on a major Mipcom title, involving some of Europe’s largest TV players, France’s TF1 has acquired Alex Pina’s Movistar + Original “The Pier,” sold by Beta Film, and produced with Atresmedia Studios. Nume…

Beta Film Boards ‘The Pier,’ from ‘Casa de Papel’ Creator Alex Pina

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Renewing its long-standing relationship with Spain, Munich-based Beta Film has boarded “El Embarcadero” (The Pier), a Movistar + original series from “La Casa de Papel” creator Alex Pina and its creative team, which is early fruit of the launch of Spai…

MipTV: Beta Film Sells ‘Babylon Berlin’ to Africa, India

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Beta Films has secured new deals which will see acclaimed German crime drama “Babylon Berlin” debut across Africa and India. South Africa-based broadcaster M-Net, which is owned by Africa’s biggest subscription television network MultiChoice, has acquired rights across the whole of the African continent. Indian rights have been acquired by Tata Sky, the joint venture […]