Random House Studio

FremantleMedia returns to fantasy realm with Sanderson project

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) and Random House Studio have announced a creative alliance with best-selling fantasy novelist Brandon Sanderson. Under the terms of the partnership, Sanderson is to create a TV series, graphic novel, book series and podcast based around a new fantasy adventure franchise entitled Dark One. Dark One focuses on a young man […]

Fremantle inks first TV deal with author Paulo Coelho

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA), together with Random House Studio and Dancing Ledge Productions, has signed an exclusive deal with The Alchemist author Paulo Coelho to develop the first-ever TV drama series based on his work. Exploring themes and characters from his novels, The Devil and Miss Prym, Brida and The Witch of Portobello, the crime […]

Fremantle buys Random House Studio

FremantleMedia’s US division has bought Random House Studio, formerly the TV and film unit of publisher Penguin Random House. Fremantle has simultaneusly inked a deal with China’s Meridian Entertainment, which will see the latter work up the Random House Studio theatrical slate. Fremantle, meanwhile, will oversee all TV properties coming out of the unit, which […]