Ringside Studios

Apple TV+ orders first Anglo-French drama from ‘Spiral’ scribe

Apple TV+ has expanded its European originals with its first Anglo-French drama, which has been written by Spiral’s Virginie Brac. Liaison is being co-produced by Newen-owned Ringside Studios and Leonis Productions, with Stephen Hopkins (24) attached to direct. Brac is writing, while the cast includes Black Swan’s Vincent Cassel, Eva Green (Proxima) and Ozark’s Peter […]

Ringside & Anti-Worlds prep JG Ballard’s ‘Super-Cannes’ with Brandon Cronenberg

UK-based production company Ringside Studios and distribution outfit Anti-Worlds Film & Television have optioned the rights to co-produce an adaptation of the JG Ballard thriller Super-Cannes. The 2000 novel will be adapted as a limited series, with Canadian director and screenwriter Brandon Cronenberg attached. Super-Cannes is set in an ultra-modern business park in the hills above […]

Ringside hires Patrick Irwin as EP; reuniting Far Moor co-founders

UK-based prodco Ringside Studios, the joint venture launched last year between France’s Newen and British exec Gub Neal, has hired Patrick Irwin as an executive producer. Irwin served as EP on BBC dramas The Fall and Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell and more recently on Alibi’s Miss Scarlet And The Duke, and in his new […]

UK’s Ringside Studios hires Ingenious alum as finance director

Ringside Studios, the UK prodco launched earlier this year by former Channel 4 head of drama Gub Neal, has appointed Ingenious Media alum Kate Bennetts as finance director. Bennetts will lead and guide all aspects of finance, business development and strategy at Ringside and joins following an eight-year tenure at Ingenious, where she managed TV […]

Newen expands in UK with Gub Neal drama indie

France’s Newen has partnered with prominent UK drama producer Gub Neal and production house DoveTale Media to launch Ringside Studios. Ringside Studios is majority owned by Newen, with both Neal and DoveTale Media owning stakes in the business. Neal’s producer credits include The Fall and The Last Enemy. Neal was previously controller of drama at […]