Natalie Dormer

Fremantle strikes first-look deal with Natalie Dormer

Game of Thrones actor Natalie Dormer has struck a multi-year first-look deal with Fremantle. The pact will see the star create a slate of dramas that will be co-developed with the producer-distributor. She most recently starred in the Fremantle-produced and distributed Foxtel/Amazon drama Picnic At Hanging Rock, and also co-wrote and starred in feature film In […]

Natalie Dormer to produce and develop Vivien Leigh drama

Picnic at Hanging Rock’s Natalie Dormer is teaming with UK prodco Mainstreet Pictures and Fremantlemedia to produce and develop a drama based on the life of British actress Vivien Leigh. The story will follow the highs and lows of the iconic actress who gave audiences a glimpse of the complex and tortured mind of a […]

EntertainTV gobbles up Fremantle’s Picnic in exclusive content push

EntertainTV, the Deutsche Telekom pay TV service, has taken exclusive rights to Australian drama Picnic at Hanging Rock. The deal comes months after Deutsche Telekom ordered its first original series, Germanized, a Franco-German coproduction that this week secured Amazon Prime Video as a coproducer. The platform has already added services such as Netflix and Ultra-HD […]

BBC has Picnic at Hanging Rock with Fremantle acquisition

UK pubcaster the BBC has secured UK rights for FremantleMedia International’s Picnic at Hanging Rock. The series, based on Joan Lindsey’s Australian novel, follows the mysterious disappearances of three schoolgirls and one teacher on Valentine’s Day 1900. It stars Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer as the English headmistress. Picnic at Hanging Rock is a FremantleMedia […]

BBC orders second period courtroom drama

UK pubcaster has ordered The Woman in Red, a new factual drama with Game of Thrones and Hunger Games star Natalie Dormer in the lead role. She will play Lady Worsley, who finds herself on trial after she leaves her powerful husband Sir Richard Worsley. The drama is based upon the Hallie Rubenhold book Lady […]