Fulwell 73

UK indie Fulwell 73 expands with new northern investment

UK indie Fulwell 73 is expanding its operations by opening a new office in Sunderland, which will act as a base for its business in the north of England. The company, which is behind the recently announced Disney+ docuseries Among The Stars, is looking to find and support new industry talent in the region and […]

Amazon orders James Corden comedy, drops ‘Tiger King’ drama

Amazon has ordered a six-part comedy drama with James Corden (Gavin & Stacey) set to star and dropped its planned Tiger King scripted show that had Nicolas Cage attached. Corden’s series Mammals is being produced by UK-based Street Hassle, in association with Vertigo Films and Fulwell 73, and will be directed by Stephanie Laing (Made […]

Sky Documentaries to explore rise and fall of the European Super League

Sky-owned British pay-TV channel Sky Documentaries has commissioned a football-focused feature length documentary about the rapid rise and fall of the European Super League (ESL) earlier this year. Debuting as a Sky Original, the 1 x 90-minute programme is being produced by Fulwell 73, in association with Sky Studios, and will air on Sky Documentaries […]

Fulwell73 hires The Mill’s Johnny Moore as COO & CFO

The Late Late Show and Carpool Karaoke prodco Fulwell73 has hired The Mill’s Johnny Moore as its COO and CFO. Moore will be based in London and reports to Leo Pearlman, Fulwell73’s managing partner, with a remit for driving the company’s financial and operational performance and ongoing growth globally. He joins from VFX and creative […]

CBS welcomes Armoza’s scripted format ‘La Famiglia’ into the US

US broadcaster CBS has started development on a US version of Israeli scripted format La Famiglia. The adaptation, to be known as The Last Happy Couple, will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Fulwell 73 and Anoynmous Content. It will be written and executive produced by Liz Astrof (The King of Queens). […]

Fulwell73, Chelsea FC Women link up on ‘Flying High’

Sunderland ‘Til I Die producer Fulwell73 has embarked on a new sports access documentary series, going behind the scenes at Chelsea FC Women (CFCW).  Filmed over the course of the 2019/20 season, Flying High has the backing and support of Chelsea Football Club. Fulwell has been given access to the club, dressing room, its grounds and its people. […]

CBS sends James Corden to China

CBS Studios International is sending The Late Late Show With James Corden to China. The studio has licensed the CBS talk show into Chinese platform iQiyi – marking the first time it will be made available in China. One of China’s biggest digital services, iQiyi features a slate of English-language content, including original programming from […]

Valence Media takes minority stake in Carpool Karaoke producer

Valence Media has invested around £45 million ($60m) to take a significant minority stake in Carpool Karaoke producer Fulwell 73. Under the terms of the deal, the London and Los Angeles-based producer will continue to operate as an independent entity under its existing management structure. It is led by five partners: Leo Pearlman, Ben Winston, […]

Irvine Welsh preps Ibiza87 dance music drama

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, Sony and The Late Late Show with James Corden prodco Fulwell 73 are making Ibiza87, a new drama series set in the early years of the dance music scene on the party island. DJs Danny Rampling, Paul Oakenfold and Nicky Holloway are all attached to the project, which is in development. […]