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Waller-Bridge’s Killing Eve sells to HBO

Spy-action thriller Killing Eve has secured sales in key international territories ahead of its US premiere on BBC America on April 8, including HBO Europe.

Joining Endeavour Content/IMG’s BBC One sale for the UK, the show has now also sold to HBO Europe for Scandinavia, CEE, Spain, Portugal, and Portugese-speaking Africa, as well as HOT for Israel and TVNZ for New Zealand.

The Phoebe Waller-Bridge penned adaptation follows two women: Eve, Grey’s Anatomy’s Sandra Oh, as a whip-smart M15 security officer and Villanelle (Jodie Comer), a talented killer.

Sally Woodward Gentle and Lee Morris are executive producers, with Colin Wratten serving as producer and Oh serving as associate producer.

Killing Eve is original, sharp and grippingly adapted by Phoebe Waller-Bridge”, said Gary Marenzi, head of entertainment sales and partnerships for Endeavor Content.

“It’s clear from our growing list of global partners on this show that audiences are hungry for fresh and subversive storytelling, and we’re proud to have championed this project from its inception.”