Lost in Space

NBCUI hires ‘Lost in Space’ producer Mark Helwig

NBCUniversal International Studios (NBCUIS) has appointed the producer behind Netflix drama Lost In Space to head up its scripted output from LA. Mark Helwig, who also worked on the reboot of Hellboy with Lionsgate, becomes exec VP of scripted at NBCUI and will work across the company’s LA production arm, reporting into UK-based president Jeff […]

Netflix orders del Toro horror series, renews Lost In Space

Netflix has unveiled plans for its first ever horror anthology series, to be fronted by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. Entitled Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight, the series will present “a collection of personally curated stories that are both equally sophisticated and horrific,” according to Netflix. Guillermo del Toro, who won Best […]

In-demand: Greece (April 24-30, 2018)

New season starters are high priority for Greek audiences this week, as titles to have started, or set to start, a new season dominate the country’s digitals list. The Sense8 finale is set to arrive June 8 on Netflix and comes second in the Greek digitals list. It is topped by the ever-popular Stranger Things, […]

Legendary founder exits year after Wanda deal

Thomas Tull has resigned from US studio Legendary Entertainment a year after selling to Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group (Dalian Wanda). Effective immediately, he will step down as CEO and chairman, though he does assume a heritage position as founding chairman of the LA operation. Jack Gao, senior VP of Wanda Group and CEO of international […]

Netflix orders Lost in Space reboot

Streaming service Netflix has ordered a drama reboot of the 1960s Irwin Allen sci-fi drama Lost in Space. Legendary Television will create the one-hour, ten-part series, which will debut on Netflix globally in 2018. The original series, like the movie, will centre around the Robinson family, who are stranded on a space ship light years […]

Netflix preps Lost in Space series

Netflix is reportedly working on a reboot of 1960s sci-fi series Lost in Space. Independent US studio Legendary will produce the show, which was originally produced by Fox for CBS and ran on the US network between 1965-1968. The series will follow the adventures of a human family lost in outer space. Deadline was the […]