Guy Burt

ITV developing Alex Rider drama

UK broadcaster ITV is developing a television adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider spy novels. UK-based indie Eleventh Hour Films has acquired screen rights to the books, which chart the adventures of a reluctant teenage superspy. Screenwriter Guy Burt (Bletchley Circle, The Borgias) is attached to pen the scripts, with each Alex Rider novel planned […]

ITV discovers Tutankhamun drama

UK broadcaster ITV has ordered a four-part miniseries telling the story of the discovery of Ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun’s tomb. Tutankhamun, beginning in 1905, will follow solitary young archaeologist Howard Carter as he fervently leads an expedition into the Valley of the Kings in 1921 with the backing of aristocrat Lord Carnarvon. Guy Burt, who […]