Anthony Horowitz

ITV developing Alex Rider drama

UK broadcaster ITV is developing a television adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider spy novels. UK-based indie Eleventh Hour Films has acquired screen rights to the books, which chart the adventures of a reluctant teenage superspy. Screenwriter Guy Burt (Bletchley Circle, The Borgias) is attached to pen the scripts, with each Alex Rider novel planned […]

10 MIPTV takeaways: #4 eclectic talent on the Croisette

The list of famous faces in Cannes last week reads like a mad hatter’s tea party sat around a TV (or crowded round a mobile phone) watching Game of Thrones. MIPTV takeaways: #1 no Rising Star, but Roots established MIPTV takeaways: #2 VR now a reality? MIPTV takeaways: #3 Vivendi puts Europe in the spotlight MIPTV takeaways: #4 eclectic […]

NBC to remake Anthony Horowitz drama

NBC is developing an American network version of ITV’s 2009 drama Collision, which Foyle’s War writer Anthony Horowitz created. Horowitz will showrun the format, with the UK’s Eleventh Hour Films (Vexed) working with TriStar Television and Carol Mendelsohn Productions (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) on the project. Horowitz is in the process of writing two episodes […]

BBC One smells New Blood, poaches Cox

UK broadcaster BBC One has commissioned an Anthony Horowitz-penned 7x60mins crime drama from Jill Green’s Eleventh Hour Films, ordered another scripted series and poached physicist Brian Cox from sister net BBC Two. Eleventh Hour’s New Blood aims to “show a unique side of modern London, through the eyes of two outsiders”, while Love Nina is […]