Ryan Murphy reveals Netflix slate, including Ewan McGregor drama

Ryan Murphy has unveiled further details of his slate with Netflix including a Ewan McGregor-starring drama and a docuseries about Andy Warhol, following the Pose creator’s $300m deal with the US streamer. Murphy, who left Fox in February last year as part of a rich deal with the streamer, told US magazine Time that a […]

Using the UK tax credit to boost trans-Atlantic relations

Patrick Irwin, Justin Thomson-Glover and Louisa Spring – the principals of London and LA-based exec-production, coproduction and financing consultancy Far Moor – discuss how the introduction of the UK TV tax credit should be used to benefit the business on both sides of the Pond. The US cable networks are now looking at their development […]

Vivendi launches streaming service Watchever in Germany

France-based entertainment conglomerate Vivendi has launched an over-the-top service in Germany called Watchever. The subscription TV series and movie-based service, www.watchever.de, is priced at €8.99 a month. A free 30-day trial is in place and paying customers can terminate subscriptions on a month-to-month basis. Watchever said that it has inked deals with “almost” all of […]

Warner Bros. buys UK post-production house

Warner Bros. has acquired UK post production house De Lane Lea. The Hollywood studio set up a £100 million UK studio facility in Leavesden last year and said adding De Lane Lea to that will allow it to offer a full production service to in-house and third-party TV and movie producers. De Lane Lea will […]