Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Sky Germany makes pop-up Harry Potter channel

Sky in Germany is due to launch a pop-up Harry Potter channel that will show all eight Warner Bros. Entertainment films starring the boy wizard. Sky Cinema HD Harry Potter will run from November 4 to 20, with the channel to coincide with the November 17 cinema release of Harry Potter spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts […]

Endemol Shine locks Guy Ritchie into deal

Endemol Shine Studios has secured an exclusive, multi-year development deal with Lock, Stocking and Two Smoking Barrels director Guy Ritchie. This will see the US studio arm of Endemol Shine Group working with Ritchie and his production partner, Lionel Wigram, who co-founded Ritchie/Wigram Productions. This marks the first time Ritchie, who is known for creating […]

Warner Bros. snags Casual Vacancy rights as part of J.K. Rowling deal

Warner Bros.’ international TV unit will sell the upcoming TV adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy as part of an extended deal with the author. The Casual Vacancy novel tells the story of the death of a small town councillor and the ensuing mystery. It was the Harry Potter author’s first effort since the […]