False Flag

Apple TV remakes Keshet’s ‘False Flag’ with Uma Thurman attached to star

Apple TV has ordered a thriller based on Israeli drama False Flag, with Kill Bill’s Uma Thurman set to star. Suspicion follows the kidnapping of the son of a prominent American businesswoman, played by Thurman. The 21-year-old’s abduction from a large, upmarket hotel in central New York is captured on video and goes viral, with […]

Hulu gains US rights to Israel’s False Flag

Hulu has acquired exclusive US streaming rights to Israeli espionage thriller False Flag, which is currently in production for its second season. The thriller sees five ordinary citizens implicated in a high profile kidnapping. The show has already been aired by Canal+ in France and sold to Fox Networks Group in a multi-territory deal outside […]

Fox scores global rights to Israeli spy drama

Buzzy Israeli drama False Flag will air on Fox International Channels around the world. FIC is already working up a US version of the Keshet International-sold format through its new unit Fox International Studios, and has now acquired the 8x45mins Israeli original. The show, which is yet to debut on Keshet in Israel but has […]

Keshet asks Who’s On Top?

A new variety game show hybrid will top-line Keshet International’s MIPCOM 2015 slate. The show, Who’s On Top? , is a co-development from Keshet Broadcasting and Flare Media International. It sees five contestants suspended in ‘air pods’, which ascend higher if answers are correct or plummet to the ground if wrong. Flare Productions coproduces the […]

Canal+ acquires Keshet espionage drama

French premium pay channel Canal+ has acquired upcoming Israeli espionage drama False Flag. The 8x45mins series has been building buzz in recent months, leading distributor Keshet International to close the sale with Vivendi-owned Canal+. The show officially launches at MIPCOM next next. Further to Canal+’s deal, Studiocanal has acquired rights to the show in France […]

FIC teams with Keshet for Israeli drama False Flag

Fox International Channels has come on board the US adaptation of Shkufim (False Flag), an Israeli drama about the assassination of a Palestinian radical in Dubai. FIC is joining forces with Keshet International on the project, which will be written by feature film writer and director Peter Landesman. The original show was made for Keshet […]