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Elisa Viihde to adapt Antti Tuomainen’s ‘The Man Who Died’

Finnish streamer Elisa Viihde has commissioned a new original series, The Man Who Died, based upon the novel by local author Antti Tuomainen. The six-part series is being co-produced by ReelMedia Oy and Germany’s NDF and has been developed by Luminoir Oy. Tuomainen’s novel is being adapted for TV by Markku Flink and Brendan Foley, with Foley […]

News round-up: Discovery preps YA drama ‘Nach’; Elisa Viihde Viaplay adapts ITVS drama; ZDFE joins ‘Crimson Rivers’

Discovery preps YA drama Nach Discovery Nordic is preparing to launch an eight-part coming-of-age drama from Banijay-owned scripted label Rubicon. Nach (After Party) follows a university drop-out who is thrown out of her houseshare and moves in with her big sister, before becoming caught up with emotions for her sister’s boyfriend. The situation unravels during eight very […]

NENT’s Viaplay to merge with Elisa Viihde in Finland

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is to combine its streaming service Viaplay with OTT rival Elisa Viihde Aitio in Finland. NENT and Finnish telco Elisa will launch a standalone service for Finnish viewers called Elisa Viihde Viaplay, which will launch in Q4. It will offer Viaplay’s original Nordic productions, Hollywood films and series, as well […]