Scripted round up: Eccho Rights to shop ‘Granite Harbour’; Telemundo & Inter Medya team-up; Fiction Valley links with Pieter Bart Korthuis

Eccho Rights to shop ‘Granite Harbour’ Eccho Rights has acquired global distribution rights to upcoming BBC drama Granite Harbour. The series, produced by UK outfit LA Productions for BBC One, BBC Scotland and BBC iPlayer, is currently in production and Eccho Rights will launch the series for international sales later this year. The series is […]

NENT Studios UK extends deal with Mexico’s Dopamine for unscripted push

NENT Studios UK has expanded its partnership with Latin American firm Dopamine in a deal that will see the Mexican producer effectively co-commission programming alongside UK broadcasters and platforms. The agreement, which builds on an existing pact between the two companies struck last year, will cover the co-development of unscripted content for NENT Studios UK, which […]

Viaplay greenlights NENT Studios UK drama, with Dopamine & C4 onboard

Wonder Woman’s Connie Nielsen and former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston are linking up to star in a new drama for Nordic streamer Viaplay, which also has a Mexican partner and a UK broadcaster involved. Close To Me is an English-language psychological drama based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Amanda Reynolds. […]

DRG & Mexico’s Dopamine strike co-financing, production deal

UK distributor DRG has partnered up with Mexican producer Dopamine to co-finance, develop and produce English-language scripted content. The deal will allow NENT Studios-backed DRG “to significantly increase its support for UK producers in bringing their shows to the screen,” the distributor said. Dopamine was launched by Azteca CEO Benjamin Salinas in 2017 and is […]

A+E Int’l moves into Spanish-language drama with ‘Hernán’

A+E Networks International has acquired global distribution rights to Hernán, the scripted series that is set to debut on Amazon in Latin America later this month. The show, jointly produced by Spain’s Onza Entertainment and Mexico’s Dopamine, stars Óscar Jaenada as 16th century conquistador and explorer Hernán Cortés, and chronicles how he explored the Americas […]