Lawrence of Arabia

International Studios: Drama Studies

For a week in May the attention of the TV world is focused on Hollywood studios as they present their new shows to international buyers at the LA Screenings. While the acquisitions folk are spending time – and money – with the Majors, an increasing amount of high-end drama is coming out of the LA […]

Emmerich to adapt Lawrence of Arabia for TV

Hollywood director Roland Emmerich and FremantleMedia International are developing a six-hour epic miniseries based on T.E. Lawrence, known better as Lawrence of Arabia. The pair are working with Marc Frydman (Straw Dogs) and Rod Lurie (The Contender, Commander in Chief) to develop the series, which will be written by screenwriter Clive Bradley (City of Vice, […]

Sony to launch new US cable channel

Sony Pictures Television Networks is to launch its third branded cable channel in the US that will broadcast classic Hollywood movies from its library. getTV will launch in the autumn as the third wholly-owned Sony-branded channel in the US and will premiere as a digital offering on Univision Television Group’s television stations in 24 markets. […]