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AMC+ saddles up Western drama ‘Dirty Black Bag’ for US, Canada & Oz

AMC Networks has acquired rights to spaghetti western drama series That Dirty Black Bag for its AMC+ bundle in the US, Canada and Australia. The show, produced by Mediawan-owned BRON Studios and Palomar, describes the eight-day clash between sheriff Arthur McCoy (Dominic Cooper) and Red Bill (Douglas Booth), an infamous, solitary bounty hunter known for […]

AMC streamer SundanceNow buys British remake of ‘Call My Agent!’

AMC Networks’ streaming service SundanceNow has acquired exclusive US premiere rights to the Enlgish-language remake of Call My Agent!. The new version of the show, which originated on France 2 before becoming a global hit via Netflix, is being remade in English by Headline Pictures, with John Morton (W1A) writing and directing the first two […]

US’ Bron Studios invests in UK ‘Small Axe’ prodco Turbine Studios

US-based prodco Bron Studios is investing in Turbine Studios, the UK outfit behind the Amazon and BBC anthology series Small Axe. As part of the deal, Turbine will now work with Bron to develop and produce original IP from the UK and Europe, with Turbine acting as a strategic partner, supporting Bron’s TV and film […]

Scripted Hot Pick: Shadowplay

Created by Måns Mårlind, whose previous shows include The Bridge and Midnight Sun, this Berlin-based drama is set in what producers describe as “the wild west of purgatory”. It follows the exploits of US cop Max McLaughlin, played by True Detective’s Taylor Kitsch, with the 16-episode series split into two eight-part seasons. Having landed in […]

Drama deals: eOne boards first French drama, Eccho swoops for Sweden’s ‘Love Me’

Entertainment One picks up first French-language drama Entertainment One (eOne) has picked up international distribution rights to France 2 crime drama La Garçonne from Call My Agent! producers Mother Production and Gedesel. The deal marks eOne’s first French-language acquisition, and was brokered by Noel Hedges, EVP of acquisitions and international distribution for the studio. Set […]

Tandem, Bron Studios set for thriller from The Bridge scribe

Tandem Productions, a Studiocanal company, and Bron Studios are set to produce a gritty dramatic thriller from The Bridge (pictured) writer Måns Mårlind. The two production outfits will co-produce the eight-part series with Germany’s ZDF. It will be co-financed by a line-up of major international networks, including Viaplay, CCanal+, Canal + Poland and Holland’s NPO. Set […]

Netflix snaps up original Ricky Gervais film

Netflix will debut a new original feature film written and directed by comedian and actor Ricky Gervais next year, called Special Correspondents. The film will be available worldwide on the video streaming service and will star Gervais and Eric Bana, who plays an arrogant but struggling New York radio journalist who starts to fake front-line […]