Deadpan Pictures

‘Northern Lights’ firm Deadpan & Asacha-owned Thalie co-producing Cold War comedy thriller

Ireland’s Deadpan Pictures and Asacha Media Group’s French production house Thalie Images have partnered to co-produce The Continental Method, a comedic Cold War-era spy thriller, set against the backdrop of the Paris riots of May 1968. Red Arrow Studios International is handling pre-sales and distribution outside of France and Ireland for the 12 x 30-minute […]

‘Northern Lights’ prodco Deadpan hires Roughcut & RTÉ alums to boost development

Ireland-based Northern Lights producer Deadpan Pictures has added Roughcut TV and RTÉ alums to its development team, along with a former literary manager. Former RTÉ exec Sam Atwell becomes head of development at the Moone Boy and Can’t Cope Won’t Cope producer, which was founded in 2014 by Paul Donovan and Ailish McElmeel. Atwell, who […]

Content in Moone Boy indie output deal

Content Media Corp. has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Dublin-based producer Deadpan Pictures, the firm behind Sky comedy Moone Boy. London-based Content Television & Digital will sell six Deadpan-created comedy-dramas internationally, beginning with 6x30mins RTÉ2 drama Can’t Cope Won’t Cope. Content already distributes Deadpan’s show Trivia. Paul Donovan, Ailish McElmeel and Shane Murphy lead […]