Fable Pictures

UK’s Channel 5 orders psychological thriller spin on story of Anne Boleyn

ViacomCBS-owned UK comcaster Channel 5 has commissioned a new three-part psychological thriller about Anne Boleyn, the 16th century Queen of England. The as-yet-unnamed series, which is being produced by London-based Fable Pictures and distributed by Sony Pictures Television, will explore the final months of Anne Boleyn’s life as she struggles to survive, to secure a […]

Fable secures TV rights to Joan and Jackie Collins biopic

UK-based producer Fable Pictures has secured the TV rights to tell the definitive story of iconic British sisters Joan and Jackie Collins. The series will follow the two sisters on their pathways to fame from post-war London to the glitz and glamour of 1980’s Beverly Hills. Each carved out longstanding careers, Joan as an actress […]

Sony takes $977m charge on Pictures unit

Japan’s Sony Corp. has recorded a ¥112.1 billion (US$977.4 million) goodwill impairment charge due to the performance of its Sony Pictures Entertainment arm. The non-cash impairment will be written off as an operating loss, and will impact Sony’s third quarter financial results for the three months ending December 31, 2016 when they are revealed on […]