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Netflix to end ‘The Crown’ with sixth season

Netflix is to end The Crown, its hit drama about the British monarchy, after a sixth and final season. Despite creator Peter Morgan’s statement earlier this year that the fifth season would be its last, Netflix has now confirmed that a sixth run is planned. The series, whose fourth season is due on the streamer […]

‘Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ series in development at Amazon

Amazon is developing a new series based around The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo heroine Lisbeth Salander, from the Millennium book series by Steig Larsson.  The project will be a co-production between Amazon Studios and Left Bank Pictures, in association with Sony Pictures Television. It is currently titled The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, but […]

TBI Scripted: Left Bank’s Andy Harries on life after ‘The Crown’

When Netflix spent big money on two seasons of The Crown back in 2014, it marked a watershed moment for the production industry. With the show’s fifth and seemingly final season now in the works, Andy Harries, CEO and co-founder at Left Bank Pictures, discusses what’s next for the industry and his company Andy Harries […]

TBI Scripted: How I became a producer on a Netflix drama

Michael Eagle-Hodgson tells TBI Scripted how he became a producer on Alex Piña and Left Bank Pictures’ upcoming drama White Lines for Netflix, and discusses plans for his own recently launched production company Each production is like building a house: good development sets the foundations. In my quest to become a producer, I knew I […]

Andy Harries TBI Masterclass: TV industry becoming even more like film

The TV industry is increasingly becoming like the film industry, according to Left Bank Pictures CEO Andy Harries, with the opening week of a scripted project vital to its success. Speaking at a TBI Masterclass event last night, Harries, whose company has produced Netflix drama The Crown and Outlander for Starz, said: “When a show […]

TBI Masterclass prepares to welcome Left Bank Pictures’ CEO Andy Harries

Join us tomorrow for our second TBI Masterclass, this time with Left Bank Pictures’ CEO Andy Harries.  The acclaimed producer, whose company has been behind numerous hits including Netflix drama The Crown, Outlander for Starz, Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams and Origin for YouTube, will discuss how to capitalise on the burgeoning opportunities afforded by […]

Netflix to end ‘The Crown’ with Imelda Staunton confirmed as Queen

Netflix is to bring the curtain down on royal drama The Crown after a fifth and final season, which will star Imelda Staunton in the role of Queen Elizabeth II. The show, produced by Sony Pictures Television-owned Left Bank Pictures, launched its third run in November and is set to enter its fourth season later […]

BBC orders Windrush drama from Left Bank Pictures

The Crown producer Left Bank Pictures is working on a true-life drama about the Windrush immigration scandal in the UK for public broadcaster the BBC. Sitting In Limbo is being written by Stephen S. Thompson (pictured), author of 2000 novel Toy Soldiers, and is based on the story of his brother and his personal struggle […]

YouTube Red orders Sony’s Origin story drama

Subscription VOD service YouTube Red has ordered a sci-fi drama called Origin that has China International Television Corporation (CITVC) and Sony Pictures Television (CPT) attached. The ten-part drama comes from Sony-owned UK prodco Left Bank Pictures (The Crown) and Knighfall producer Midnight Radio, with CITVC and SPT’s international production arm producing in association. Origin is […]

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