Moonage Pictures

Netflix orders UK erotic thriller from Gaumont & Moonage Pictures

Netflix’s UK-based VP of scripted Anne Mensah has ordered a three-part erotic thriller from Gaumont and Moonage Pictures. Damage will star Richard Armitage (The Hobbit) and Charlie Murphy (Peaky Blinders) as two lovers involved in a dangerous love triangle. It is based on Josephine Hart’s novella of the same name and tracks Murphy’s character as […]

New projects round up: BBC4 orders Latin music series; Pegg and Frost option ‘Rivers of London’ novel series; Moonage to adapt ‘Kolymsky Heights’

Factory wins Latin American music orders from BBC4 Brighton-based Factory Films has won two commissions from BBC Four that focus on the world of Latin American music. In Huey Morgan’s Latin Music (3×60-mins), BBC Radio 6 Music DJ and Fun Lovin’ Criminals frontman Huey Morgan immerses himself in the sounds and diverse cultures of Puerto […]

BBC-backed Moonage hires Wilson to head development

UK-based indie producer Moonage Pictures has unveiled Matthew Wilson as the company’s new head of development. Wilson, who previously worked at Channel 4, joins Moonage Pictures founders Will Gould, Matthew Read and Frith Tiplady to spearhead what the company describes as “a writer-led development slate”. Wilson, who was instrumental in developing forthcoming Channel 4 shows including Pure, […]

BBC Studios invests in drama start-up Moonage Pictures

BBC Studios has acquired a minority stake in British scripted drama start-up Moonage Pictures. Moonage consists of founders, Matthew Read – former commissioning editor for BBC Drama, Will Gould and Frith Tiplady – former co-MDs at Tiger Aspect. The trio have been instrumental in making hit original British dramas including Peaky Blinders, Ripper Street, The […]

Peaky Blinders trio to launch indie Moonage Pictures

Peaky Blinders exec producers Will Gould, Matthew Read and Frith Tiplady are set to launch a new independent production company Moonage Pictures. The prodco, which will focus on drama, is set to launch in March 2018. It will shortly be announcing its first production. Gould is the former co-MD of Tiger Aspect Productions, he departed […]