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Apple TV joins as copro partner on Cineflix’s Israeli drama ‘Tehran’

Apple TV has struck a co-production deal with Cineflix Rights and Israeli network Kan 11 that will see it take scripted thriller Tehran worldwide via its recently launched streaming service. Tehran (8 x 60 minutes) is set in Iran and is produced by Donna Productions and Shula Spiegel Productions, in association with Alon Aranya’s Paper […]

The CW eyes UK, Canada acquisitions as new season pushed to January

US broadcaster The CW has pushed the launch of its 2020/2021 season to January and acquired shows from Canada and the UK to bolster its slate, with further international additions being explored. Previously announced Superman & Lois, from Warner Bros. and Berlanti Productions, will debut from January in a 21.00 slot on Tuesdays after The […]

Sagafilm’s ‘The Minister’ gets ‘e-premiere’ for buyers

The Minister, a new Icelandic political drama from Reykjavík-based prodco Sagafilm, is to receive an exclusive online premiere for buyers, courtesy of distributors Cineflix Rights. The 8 x 60-minute series was produced by Sagafilm for RUV in Iceland, DR in Denmark, NRK in Norway, SVT in Sweden and YLE Finland. It stars Ólafur Darri Ólafsson […]

News round-up: ZED moves into animation; Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ to return; Cineflix sails away with ‘Coast Guard’

ZED moves into animation with Lina’s World Paris-based producer and distributor ZED has picked up worldwide distribution rights to Lina’s World (aka Les Voyages d’Ismaël), an original 2D animated series that delves into the origins of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. The educational show explores the religions through three characters – Ismaël, Lina and Némo – […]

Scripted Hot Pick: The Minister

This rather timely drama delves into what might happen if the person in charge of a nation fails to disclose an illness that could potentially impact their ability to govern. The 8 x 60-minute show stars Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald, Trapped) and revolves around populist politician Benedikt Ríkardsson, who takes […]

Cineflix Rights appoints Miramax exec as head of scripted

Cineflix Media has appointed Miramax exec James Durie to a newly created role overseeing drama for the company’s distribution division. Durie becomes head of scripted at Cineflix Rights and will be responsible for leading the global strategy for sales, pre-sales, acquisitions and co-productions. Based in London, he will report to Peter Emerson, president of Cineflix […]

Show of the week: Happily Married

Chosen as an official selection at the forthcoming Berlinale Series 2020, Happily Married (aka C’est Comme Ça Que Je T’aime) is from Montreal-based Productions Casablanca and recounts the “almost true” story of the Sainte Foy Killers. The 10-hour comedy drama, produced for Radio-Canada Télé and its streamer Tou.Tv Extra, is set during a 1970s summer […]

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