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Arte and Movistar+ pick up Iraq War drama ‘Baghdad Central’

Franco-German network Arte and Spanish pay-TV broadcaster Movistar+ have picked up Euston Films’ Iraq War crime drama Baghdad Central, following deals with Euston’s parent company Fremantle. The 6 x 60-minute series had its world premiere on the UK’s Channel 4 in February and made its US debut recently on Disney-owned streamer Hulu. Based on the […]

Sony Pictures sells self-commissioned thriller ‘Alex Rider’ to 100+ territories

Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) coming of age spy-thriller Alex Rider has been sold into more than 100 territories, following last week’s deal with Amazon in the UK. The show, which was first with ITV before being commissioned by SPT’s international production and distribution divisions on spec, has been acquired by Movistar+ in Spain, Nordic streamer […]

Show of the week: La Unidad

A truly international drama, La Unidad combines locations across France, Spain and Morocco with a story that embraces contemporary themes involving terrorism, relationships and revenge. The series starts in the dead of night as officers from the Spanish, Moroccan and French police forces carry out a synchronized anti-jihadist strike. As retaliation looms, it becomes clear […]

Movistar strikes exclusive distribution deal for Disney+ in Spain

Disney has signed an exclusive deal with Telefónica for its Movistar service to distribute Disney+ in Spain. The announcement is not a surprise, given Telefónica’s long-standing relationship with Disney, during which the Mouse House has launched a dedicated Movistar channel along with pop-ups for Disney-Pixar and VOD content. The latter will now be a part […]

Movistar+ prepares TV epic with Shine Iberia about legendary musician Miguel Bosé

Movistar+ in Spain has partnered with Shine Iberia and US-based prodcos Elefantec Global and Legacy Rock Entertainment on a new drama about musician Miguel Bosé. The production companies have acquired exclusive life-story rights to the actor and recording artist, with a TV adaptation now being developed. The show will focus on the life of Bosé, […]

Telefónica, Atresmedia join forces for content powerhouse

Spanish telco Telefónica and La casa de papel broadcast group Atresmedia are joining forces for a new content firm.  Each business will jointly own the new outfit, leaning into their respective connections to talent and resources. It will both produce and distribute original series and films for the likes of Movistar+ and Atresmedia’s portfolio of […]

Movistar, DLO/Magnolia adapt BBC format ‘No More Boys and Girls’

Spanish broadcaster Movistar has ordered a local version of BBC format No More Boys and Girls, which explores the roots of inequality between men and women. Ni Superhéroes Ni Princesas, which will be produced by Movistar+ and Banijay Group-owned Dlo/Magnolia, questions whether the way we treat boys and girls in childhood lies behind the failure […]

Formats round-up: ‘Guess My Age’ in Greece; Movistar+ adapts ‘No More Boys…’

Greece to adapt Vivendi’s ‘Guess My Age’ Greek commercial broadcaster Skai has ordered a local adaptation of Vivendi Entertainment’s Guess My Age. Skai has signed up for 100 episodes of the show, which will be stripped across the week in an access primetime slot, beginning in September. Prosenghisi is to produce the show, in which a […]

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