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Nice buys Swedish drama house Matador

Scandinavia’s Nice Entertainment Group has bought Swedish drama producer Matador Films. The deal, financial terms of which were not disclosed, will see MTG-owned Nice group Matador with subsidiary Nice Drama. Matador is best known for Äkta Människor / Real Humans, a sci-fi drama for Swedish pubcaster SVT that was remade in English for the UK’s […]

Gaumont sets Crosshair on European drama

Gaumont vice CEO Christophe Riandee said today that Europe is on the brink of its own ‘Golden Age’ of drama and, speaking at the Monte Carlo TV Film Festival, announced Crosshair, one of several new series coming out of its fledgling European division. In a keynote address, Riandee (left) told Festival delegates that the European TV […]

Walking Dead exec adapts Swedish drama

Gale Anne Hurd from The Walking Dead and Universal Cable Productions are developing Swedish drama Brothers in Crime for the US market. Walking Dead executive producer Hurd’s prodco Valhalla Entertainment has a pod deal with NBCUniversal-owned UCP, and the pair will coproduce the show alongside Peter Stormare and Glenn Lund from Viking Brothers Entertainment. Nick […]