Marta Kauffman

Kauffman sets dramas with HBO, Amazon

Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman has sold miniseries dramas to premium US outlets HBO and Amazon Prime Video. The HBO project is based on Karen Joy Fowler’s novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves and counts Homeland creator Gideon Raff as an executive producer, while Amazon’s Emmis is based on Israeli drama Shtisel. We Are All […]

Electus, Marta Kauffman making US Doc Martin

Ben Silverman’s Electus and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman are joining forces to make a US version of popular UK comedy-drama Doc Martin. The pair have optioned Doc Martin from UK-based distributor DRG which sells the format. In the UK the series has run to six seasons on commercial free-to-air channel ITV and a seventh has […]

Nine to Five pair reunite for Netflix comedy

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are to star in Grace and Frankie, Netflix’s first originally-conceived comedy original. The pair will play long-term rivals brought together when their respective husbands announce they are in love with one another and plan to marry. Netflix has commissioned Skydance Productions (Manhattan, World War Z) to produce the single-cam 13x30mins […]