Entertainment One

Peter Dinklage & David Ginsberg’s Estuary inks eOne first-look deal

Peter Dinklage and David Ginsberg’s LA-based production company Estuary Films has signed a first-look deal with Entertainment One (eOne). Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Estuary Films will develop TV series for broadcast, cable and streaming platforms, with head of TV Brad Saunders overseeing the partnership. Estuary Films is currently in pre-production on the […]

Entertainment One rejigs scripted with hire of Fox, A&E alum

Hasbro-owned Entertainment One (eOne) has rejigged its scripted division by hiring Fox drama exec Gabriel Marano and creating an expanded role for Jacqueline Sacerio. Marano becomes EVP of scripted TV at eOne having previously been SVP of drama & development at Fox, which he joined in 2017 and where he worked on shows including 9-1-1, […]

Drama round-up: Amazon acquires ‘Bahnhof Zoo’ amid raft of sales; BBC’s ‘Uncle’ gets South Korean remake; VRT & ARTE check ‘Lost Luggage’

Amazon acquires ‘Bahnhof Zoo’ amid raft of sales Amazon Prime Video has acquired coming-of-age drama series We Children From Bahnhof Zoo for streaming in a number of territories, as part of a raft of distribution deals struck by Fremantle. The Constantin Television and Amazon Studios production, co-produced by Wilma Film in the Czech Republic and […]

The London Screenings: Life After Netflix

Streamer competition is rife and demand for exclusivity is huge – but what happens once SVODs first window comes to an end? Richard Middleton explores the potential of long-tail rights and their impact on production One of the emergent trends of the past 12 months – if not longer – has been the ability of […]

Kids round-up: Nippon TV anime ‘Joran’ inks global deals; Netflix orders ‘Transformers’ & ‘My Little Pony’ from eOne; VIS Kids strikes development deals

Nippon TV anime ‘Joran’ inks global deals Global anime streamer Crunchyroll, Hong Kong-based Medialink and South Korea’s Aniplus have acquired Nippon TV anime series Joran The Princess of Snow And Blood. The series, which is distributed internationally by Nippon TV and Hulu in Japan, will appear on Crunchyroll worldwide, excluding Asia, along with TV stations […]

eOne alum Dan Gopal lands at UK-based rights outfit PRS For Music

Entertainment One (eOne)’s former EVP of sales Dan Gopal has taken up a new role as chief commercial officer at rights representation outfit PRS For Music. Gopal will start on 1 March, leading commercial and strategic partnerships while improving customer relationships and joint ventures. He reports into CEO, Andrea Czapary Martin. PRS for Music represents […]

Entertainment One rejigs EMEA sales, with Dan Gopal departing

Hasbro-owned Entertainment One (eOne) has rejigged its sales team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with EVP of sales Dan Gopal departing at the end of the month. Gopal is being replaced by Spyro Markesinis, who was most recently EVP of business & legal affairs at eOne and now becomes EVP of sales in […]