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Sarah Doole makes first Red Productions hire with Hera Pictures exec

StudioCanal-owned UK producer Red Productions has hired Chloe Dunbar from Hera Pictures as its new head of development, marking the first hire for recently appointed CEO Sarah Doole. Dunbar’s remit extends across all development at Red, including originating and pitching new project ideas for the UK and global audiences, as well as working with production. […]

Sky extends Mark Strong drama ‘Temple’ into second season

European pay TV operator Sky has ordered a second season of its Mark Strong-starring drama Temple. The series, which launched in September, is produced by Hera Pictures and tells the story of a respected surgeon who finds himself drawn into the underground world of doomsday preppers and bank robbers when he tries to save his […]

ITV orders honour killing drama

UK broadcaster ITV has ordered a two-part crime drama about an honour killing from the nascent production company launched by actor Keeley Hawes (pictured), who will also star in the show. Honour will explore the death of Banaz Mahmod, who was murdered by her family for falling in love with the wrong man. It is […]

UK remake for Nordic drama Valkyrien

High concept NRK drama Valkyrien looks set for a UK remake. Liza Marshall’s Hera Pictures has acquired English-language rights to rework the show, and has actor Mark Strong (Kingsmen) attached to star. Hera will move the drama from Norway to London, with Strong playing a surgeon desperately seeking a cure for his dying wife from […]