Christian Torpe


Showtime takes Denmark’s ‘Rita’ to US

US cabler Showtime has handed a pilot order to a remake of hit Danish drama Rita, with the original show’s creator attached as showrunner. The US version is being produced by Showtime and Liberty Global-backed producer Platform One Media, which is helmed by former Gaumont CEO Katie O’Connell Marsh. Christian Torpe, who was behind the […]

Spike peers into The Mist with Stephen King

US cable channel Spike is to remake horror movie The Mist. The network has ordered a ten-part scripted series based on the film, with TWC-Dimension Television, which is part of The Weinstein Company, attached to produce. The film, based on a King novella, followed a seemingly innocuous mist that sweeps over a small town and […]