BBC’s ‘MotherFatherSon’ strikes global sales

BBC Studios has struck a raft of global sales for Richard Gere-fronted drama MotherFatherSon ahead of its international premiere at Series Mania 2019 this week. Sales for the eight-part thriller range from HBO (pan-CEE), TVNZ (New Zealand), RTP2 (Portugal) and RUV (Iceland) to Catchplay (Taiwan), Zee Café (India) and Amedia (Russia). Elsewhere it will be […]

Script to Screen: MotherFatherSon

Luring Richard Gere to television after a 30-year break, BBC Two’s MotherFatherSon examines family, power dynamics and the turbulent media world Act 1 BBC Studios Production’s Head of Drama, Hilary Salmon, had worked previously with writer Tom Rob Smith on the critically acclaimed BBC Two drama London Spy, so when the prolific novelist and screenwriter […]

MIPCOM: Richard Gere says television has lost its stigma

Richard Gere kicked off this year’s MIPCOM in Cannes for the premiere of UK drama MotherFatherSon, saying that there is no stigma in taking on TV roles today. Marking the first time Gere has taken on a role in a major TV series, the prolific movie star said: “The world has turned upside down in terms […]

Richard Gere makes TV comeback in MotherFatherSon

Richard Gere is set to star in upcoming BBC drama MotherFatherSon, after a break of three decades from the medium. The eight-part original drama was created and written by Tom Rob Smith (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) and will be made by BBC Studios for BBC Two. Gere will play Max, a […]