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eOne brings Stan’s The Other Guy to North America

Entertainment One (eOne) is bringing Stan’s half-hour original series The Other Guy to Hulu in the US and Super Channel in Canada. The series will begin streaming on Hulu starting June 28 and will premiere on Super Channel August 13. The title takes a look at break-ups in the digital age, and the harsh reality […]

eOne snaps up global rights to Nevins-directed Barbie doc

Entertainment One (eOne) and streaming platform Hulu have announced a deal for the Andrea Nevins-directed documentary Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie following its recent Hot Docs screening in Canada. Under the terms of the deal, eOne will handle distribution of the production outside the US market. In her 59 years, Barbie has become both a fashion […]

eOne inks overall TV deal with UK prodco Fired Up Films

Entertainment One has signed a multi-year overall TV deal with Simon Howley and Jon-Barrie Waddell’s Fired Up Films. eOne will co-produce and serve as the studio on scripted and non-scripted content under the partnership. Based in LA, Ireland and London, UK, Fired Up Films is the recently-launched scripted and non-scripted television production company focusing on […]

HBO greenlights comedy pilot from Fleabag duo & eOne

HBO has ordered a romantic comedy thriller from Fleabag duo Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Vicky Jones, with Entertainment One (eOne) producing alongside the pair’s own prodco. Named Run, the pilot is written by Jones and is about ex-lovers who made a pact that if they ever needed to escape their daily lives they would message each […]

Top CAA television agent switches to eOne

Mark Gordon’s first major hire since becoming president of Entertainment One (eOne) is that of CAA agent and co-head of television Peter Micelli. The new recruit will become chief strategy officer for film, television and digital at eOne, reporting to Gordon – eOne’s president and chief content officer of film, television and digital – and […]

Fleabag duo & eOne pair for rom-com series

Phoebe Waller-Bridge (pictured) and Vicky Jones, the duo behind UK hit show Fleabag, are developing a new romantic comedy series with Entertainment One (eOne). The series, titled Run, will be a rom-com thriller about ex-lovers who made a pact 15 years prior to escape life’s troubles with a simple text message stating ‘run’ – resulting […]

Beyond rejigs with Hemperek hired from eOne

Beyond Distribution has hired Entertainment One’s Justina Hemperek as head of acquisitions, with Sarah McCormack taking a new role. Hemperek (pictured) was previously director of acquisitions for the UK, Europe and Australia within eOne’s international distribution team. As of March, she will lead Beyond’s buying team, with interim head McCormack becoming senior VP of acquisitions […]

Mark Gordon’s Nick Pepper exits for Legendary

Mark Gordon Company’s head of drama Nick Pepper has departed from the company to join Legendary Entertainment as head of TV, according to US sources. The news comes after it was revealed that Mark Gordon (pictured) would become president of Entertainment One, the distributor that has owned 51% of Mark Gordon Company since 2015. Meanwhile, […]

Mark Gordon becomes eOne president as Morayniss exits

Grey’s Anatomy producer Mark Gordon (left) has become Entertainment One’s president and chief content officer following a US$209 million deal, with John Morayniss exiting. eOne has bought the 49% of Gordon’s prodco, The Mark Gordon Company, that it didn’t already own and installed the exec at the top of its creative division. Gordon is now […]

eOne US sales chief exits for Fox

Entertainment One’s Americas sales chief, Joey Sabella, is joining Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTD). He has been appointed VP of sales for the Americas at the distribution arm of the 21st Century Fox studio arm. At eOne, he was head of sales for the US and Latin America, a role that saw him led […]

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