Matador Films

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 […]

Channel 4, Xbox to adapt Swedish sci-fi

UK broadcaster Channel 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox Entertainment Studios are readying Humans, a sci-fi series based on an SVT drama from Sweden. The deal will see Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley (Spooks) writing English-language scripts based on SVT’s drama Real Humans. The 8x60mins series will launch in UK on Channel 4 and on the Xbox […]