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Buccaneer & Halcyon Studios partner to adapt CJ Tudor’s ‘The Drift’

London-based Buccaneer and LA’s Halcyon Studios are teaming up to adapt CJ Tudor’s upcoming post-apocalyptic thriller novel The Drift. The book, which will be published PRH imprints Penguin Michael Joseph in the UK and Ballantine in the US in January 2023, tells the story of three different groups of teens who find themselves thrown into […]

David Ellender’s Halcyon Studios hires Dara Cohen to oversee scripted

David Ellender-led Halcyon Studios has hired former USA Network and Island Records exec Dara Cohen to work across its scripted output. Cohen becomes VP of scripted entertainment and will work closely with Matt Loze, president of scripted entertainment. She will oversee development at Halcyon, which was launched in 2021 after parent Chicken Soup for the […]

News round-up:  Karen Radzyner joins Photoplay; Halcyon preps Ellroy & Hemingway dramas; Film & TV Charity launches mental health toolkit

Karen Radzyner joins Photoplay Australian indie Photoplay has appointed Karen Radzyner as head of development. Working alongside head of scripted, Linda Mickso, she will spearhead the company’s recently established longform arm Photoplay Film+TV. Radzyner joins Photoplay from Dragonet Films, where she produced ABC’s Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo and Nine’s genre anthology Two Twisted. […]