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Quibi expands scripted offer with ‘Green Book’ director Peter Farrelly

Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form streamer Quibi has continued its scripted splurge after striking a deal for a suicide-focused drama from Green Book (pictured) director Peter Farrelly. The Now is being produced by Anonymous Content and will be written by Farrelly, The Ranch’s Steve Leff and Pete Jones. It will tell the story of […]

Why content execs are winning in Hollywood

Hollywood is facing some of the most drastic executive restructuring it has ever encountered, with regime changes at Disney and NBCUniversal setting the scene for the industry’s next SVOD-focused chapter. Manori Ravindran reports on why content, and not digital, execs are getting the top jobs As Hollywood digs itself out of a seismic 18-month period […]

Anonymous Content hires HBO’s ex-drama chief

Anonymous Content has hired HBO alum David Levine as president of television. In the newly created position, Levine will oversee the company’s television division and develop and produce projects. Levine exited HBO as EVP and co-head of drama this February after a decade with the business. He joined the company in 2009 as a consultant […]

Red Arrow Int’l, Mr. Robot producer link for workplace drama adaptation

Red Arrow Studios International has linked with Mr. Robot and 13 Reasons Why producer Anonymous Content to adapt a bestselling non-fiction workplace guide into a scripted series. The distributor has optioned the rights to veteran journalist and USA Today editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman’s book That’s What She Said: What Men Need To Know (And Women Need To Tell Them) About […]

CBS sends One Dollar to Canada

CBS is rolling out one of its signature dramas to Canadian subscribers. One Dollar, a drama set in the rust belt, will soon be available to CBS All Access subscribers across Canada after a deal was struck. One Dollar, produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Anonymous Content, has already rolled out to decent […]

Canal+ agrees Catch-22 deal with Paramount

Paramount Pictures Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution says it has agreed to license its newest prestige drama, Catch-22 to Canal+ in France. The 6x60m series has been developed by George Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov, in collaboration with Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. Based on Joseph Heller’s classic anti-war satire, Catch-22 is set […]

Anonymous hits UK with Playground exec leading new prodco

Sophie Gardiner is exiting Playground Television to lead a new production outfit that has True Detective producer Anonymous Content backing it. She will lead Chapter One as managing director, aiming to create high-end television drama and film. LA-based producer and management firm Anonymous, which has been long been connected with a UK launch, is partnering […]

Paramount & Anonymous land rights to Margaret Atwood trilogy

Paramount Television, along with Anonymous Content have acquired the rights to develop a series based on The Handmaid’s Tale author Margarate Atwood’s MaddAddam trilogy. The trilogy is based on novels Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood and MaddAddam. Produced by Rock Paper Scissors Entertainment, Paramount and Anonymous procured the title through their first-look […]

Paramount & Anonymous team with Condé Nast for scripted

Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have signed a first look deal with Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE) for new scripted projects. The deal is effective immediately, with Paramount and Anonymous, who are long term production partners, given the opportunity to join CNE in producing scripted projects. CNE has had eight series sold or renewed in 2017, including […]

TBI Weekly: OTT players threaten British content

This week ended with BBC chief Tony Hall once again warning of the threat OTT players such as Netflix and Amazon present for UK original content. Hall said: “The reality is that their investment decisions are increasingly likely to focus on a narrow range of very expensive, very high-end content – big bankers that they can […]