Danny Brocklehurst

Netflix & Canal+ co-order Safe drama

Streaming service Netflix and French paycaster Canal+ have co-commissioned an eight-part drama, Safe, which was previously set for Sky. The series comes from writer Harlan Coben, and will star Michael C. Hall (Dexter) and Amanda Abbingdon (Sherlock). Danny Brocklehurst (Shameless) is attached as writer. A similarly-themed series from Red, Coben and Brocklehurst was announced as […]

Actor Morrissey launches prodco

The Walking Dead actor David Morrissey is launching is own TV and film production company, with a first-look deal with BBC Worldwide already in the bag. Morrissey has partnered with producers Jolyon Symonds and James Gay-Rees and director Asif Kapadia to create On The Corner. The company will attempt to cash in on the converging […]

Piers Morgan, Virgin, Lionsgate making Fleet Street drama for Starz

TV presenter and journalist Piers Morgan is executive producing a drama about 1970s Fleet Street for US cable network Starz. Fleet Street was the epicentre of UK journalism for decades and Fleet Street the series will the rise of tabloid journalism, the sexual revolution and class warfare, all seen through the eyes of an American […]