Danny Boyle

Sky Atlantic places Trust in Danny Boyle’s FX drama

European pay TV channel Sky Atlantic has bought a Danny Boyle-led retelling of the Getty family story, with Donald Sutherland attached to star. Trust will go out exclusively on Sky Atlantic nets in the UK, Ireland, Austria, Germany and Italy. FX Productions, whose parent 21st Century Fox is currently buying Sky Atlantic parent Sky, developed […]

TV’s Big Questions: what is shaping the world of content?

Platforms, technology and marketing aside, what really drives the international TV industry is content. We asked a selection of execs from around the world for the shows that they feel are pioneering, brilliant or genre-defining. In the world of docs, Simon Chinn from Man on Wire prodco Lightbox says 2015 was the year of the […]

DRG goes to Babylon with Danny Boyle

MTG Studios-owned distributor DRG has acquired international rights to upcoming UK police satire Babylon. The series’ pilot was directed by in vogue British director Danny Boyle, and it and is written by Peep Show and Fresh Meat duo Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong. Robert Jones’ (Four Lions) Jonescompany Productions is attached to produce the Channel […]

Danny Boyle attached to new Channel 4 drama

Director Danny Boyle will return to television to direct a new drama, Babylon, which also has the writers of long-running comedy Peep Show attached. Babylon, which is currently in early stage development. Boyle is best known for movies such as Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire, and also directed the acclaimed opening ceremony of the London Olympic […]