Capa Drama


BBC Two becomes first int’l buyer of Canal+ drama ‘Marie Antoinette’

BBC Two in the UK has become the first international buyer of eight-part historical drama Marie Antionette. The show, which is sold by Banijay Rights, is being produced by Banijay Studios France, Capa Drama and Les Gens for French group Canal+. The drama has been created and written by Deborah Davis (The Favourite) and tells […]

Canal+ original ‘Marie Antoinette’ gets underway

Filming has begun on Marie Antoinette, a new original historical drama for France’s Canal+ Creation Originale, created by Deborah Davis. Produced by Banijay Studios France, Capa Drama and Les Gens, the series tells the story of the young French queen, who will be played by Emilia Schüle. Davis is joined on the writing team by […]

Fauda writer readies Mossad thriller with Reel One, Capa Drama

Fauda writer Amir Mann is developing a new international drama series, Band of Spies, with Reel One Entertainment, Capa Drama and Israeli media group Ananey Communications and its subsidiary prodco Nutz. The eight-part returning series from Mann will tell the true stories of the Israeli Mossad agents responsible for hunting down members of the Palestinian […]

Netflix creates 400 Euro jobs, new originals

SVOD giant Netflix is on a European charm offensive, creating 400 jobs at a new Amsterdam customer service base and ordering new originals from the continent. The office was unveiled this week, initially employing 170 staff, 345 by the end of the year and 400 by 2019. It will service eleven territories (Belgium, Denmark, Finland, […]

Ovation takes exclusive US rights to Versailles

US arts network Ovation TV has acquired exclusive local rights to French period drama Versailles. The Canal+ original drama, which was shot in English, will premiere on Ovation on October 1. This comes after it closed a deal with Banijay Group’s sales arm, Zodiak Rights, whose sister firm Zodiak Fiction coproduced the series with France’s […]

First Euro deals for Canal+’s Versailles

Zodiak Rights has sealed German and Spanish deals for epic Canal+ period drama Versailles. The series, set within the royal court at the titular French palace, has been picked up by SVOD service Movistar in Spain. In Germany, local distributor SquareOne has picked it up and will sell it into German-speaking territories. The deal marks […]