Fremantle buys into Bend It TV

FremantleMedia has bought a 25% stake in scripted prodco Bend It Television. This is the latest in a long line of similar investment deals RTL Group-owned Fremantle has closed under CEO Cecile Frot-Coutaz. Kenyan-born British film veteran Gurinder Chadha is behind Bend It. Her credits include Bend It Like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice and Angus, […]

FremantleMedia buys French prodco

FremantleMedia has bought a majority stake in fledgling French drama producer Fontaram. The company was created recently by French producer/writer partners François Aramburu and Pascal Fontanille and FremantleMedia has taken a 51% stake, with an option to buy the remaining stake. The deal follows FremantleMedia’s deal for Italian drama prodco Wildside as it seeks to […]