HBO Euro nets, BBCWW recruit Guerrilla

Scripted-logo-460_2GuerrillaHBO services in the Nordics, Spain and Central and Eastern Europe have bought upcoming drama Guerrilla.

HBO Nordic, HBO España, HBO Europe and BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand have acquired the Sky and Showtime series.

BBCWW ANZ will put the show out on the BBC First network.

Endemol Shine International sells the series, which is a love story set in 1970s London staring Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) and Babou Ceesay (Damilola Taylor: Our Loved Boy) as a couple who form an radical underground cell after liberating a political prisoner.

John Ridley (American Crime) wrote the series, with British writer Misan Sagay writing one. Idris Elba (Luther, The Wire) also appears and executive produces.

Elba’s Green Door Pictures produces along with Endemol Shine Group-owned UK prodco Fifty Fathoms, ABC Signature and Ridley’s International Famous Players Radio Picture Corporation.

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