Eleventh Hour Films

SPT’s Eleventh Hour to adapt Jane Casey thriller ‘The Killing Kind’

Sony Pictures Television-backed UK prodco Eleventh Hour Films has secured the rights to author Jane Casey’s thriller The Killing Kind and is turning it into a limited series. Zara Hayes (Showtrial) and Jonathan Stewart (Meet You In Hell) will co-write the adaptation, with Hayes also set to direct, with author Casey will exec produce, alongside […]

SPT’s Eleventh Hour to adapt ‘Hunting Ghislaine’ podcast into TV drama

Sony Pictures Television (SPT)-backed Eleventh Hour Films has acquired rights to true crime podcast Hunting Ghislaine and is planning to turn the show into a limited series drama. Hunting Ghislaine was launched in November and tells the story of Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of disgraced billionaire media tycoon Robert Maxwell and former partner of notorious […]

BritBox UK reveals first drama slate, with Ridley Scott & Irvine Welsh series

UK streamer BritBox has revealed its first drama slate with the first TV project from Trainspotting’s Irvine Welsh and a series from Ridley Scott’s company Scott Free. Five-part revenge thriller The Beast Must Die is being produced by New Regency Television and Scott Free, with Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife), Jared Harris (Chernobyl) and Billy […]

Sony Pictures sells self-commissioned thriller ‘Alex Rider’ to 100+ territories

Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) coming of age spy-thriller Alex Rider has been sold into more than 100 territories, following last week’s deal with Amazon in the UK. The show, which was first with ITV before being commissioned by SPT’s international production and distribution divisions on spec, has been acquired by Movistar+ in Spain, Nordic streamer […]

Amazon snags UK rights to Eleventh Hour’s spy thriller ‘Alex Rider’

Amazon Prime Video has acquired UK rights to Alex Rider, the coming of age spy-thriller series based on Anthony Horowitz’s novel franchise. The show is based on Point Blanc, the second book from the Alex Rider series of novels, which has sold over 20 million copies worldwide. It will premiere on Prime Video in the […]

Exclusive: SPT-backed Eleventh Hour Films’ MD Nicole Finnan exits

Nicole Finnan has stepped down as MD at Sony Pictures Television-backed drama prodco Eleventh Hour Films, TBI has learned. Finnan had been in the role at the Safe House and Alex Rider producer since 2017, when the company’s founder Jill Green restructured its senior management team. Green moved to become CEO with former Eleventh Hour […]

Laurence Fishburne to exec produce Sony’s Rendlesham

Actor Laurence Fishburne is to exec produce and star in Sony Pictures Television’s UFO drama Rendlesham. The eight-part paranormal series – produced by the Sony-backed UK producer Eleventh Hour Films – is inspired by the British-American UFO incident that took place at a US air base close to the village of Rendlesham, Suffolk, in 1980. […]

Sony takes minority stake in Safe House producer

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has taken a minority stake in Safe House producer Eleventh Hour Films. As part of the deal, SPT will internationally distribute the business’s new titles. The pact builds on an existing relationship between Sony and the eight-year-old UK producer. In July, Sony ordered an eight-part adaptation of British author Anthony Horowitz’s […]