Gaumont UK

Gaumont UK to adapt ‘Iskander’ games as TV thriller

Gaumont UK has optioned the TV and film rights to the Iskander trilogy, an interactive game series created by London-based immersive entertainment company Swamp Motel. The company, which is the British arm of the French studio behind Lupin and Narcos, plans to turn the games into a TV drama, with development led by executive producer Alison Jackson (Tin Star, […]

Gaumont UK hires Wall To Wall alum Myar Craig-Brown as creative director

Gaumont UK has appointed Myar Craig-Brown to the position of creative director to oversee the company’s growing global drama slate. In her new role at French studio Gaumont’s London-based division, Craig-Brown will build upon and drive the slate with the aim of appealing to global audiences. She joins the company from Wall To Wall, where […]

Gaumont UK options Vogue wartime editor Audrey Withers bio for drama series

The UK division of French studio Gaumont has optioned a biography about former Vogue magazine editor-in-chief Audrey Withers for a TV adaptation. Historian Julie Summers’ book Dressed For War: The Story Of Audrey Withers, Vogue Editor Extraordinaire From The Blitz To The Swinging Sixties, will be developed as a returning drama series by Gaumont UK. […]

Gaumont launching UK office with Kudos exec

France’s Gaumont is expanding further in Europe with the hire of Kudos executive producer Alison Jackson, who will launch of a UK office for the historic prodco. Jackson will lead Gaumont UK as president, reporting to Gaumont’s Paris-based vice CEO Christophe Riandee. The division, which will be based in London, opens in August. This comes […]