Sara Johnson


Le Carré meets Bourne’ drama first for Fox

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa has ordered The Nine, a ‘Le Carré meets Bourne’ spy thriller, and the first ever drama original for its nets in the region. The Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa unit will show the eight-part scripted series in 50 territories across its footprint. The show hails from Matthew Parkhill […]

Fox poaches Keshet exec in drama originals plan

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa has poached Sara Johnson from Keshet UK as a first step in a plan to source and produce original programming at a regional level. Johnson (pictured) will be VP, scripted drama at the 21st Century Fox-owned broadcast group, which is based in London. She will report to FNG Europe […]

Keshet taps Vertigo for UK drama chief

Keshet UK has appointed Howard Burch as its first head of drama. He comes across to the British arm of Israel’s Keshet International from UK-based Vertigo Films, where he was head of television. In the new post at Keshet, he will work alongside executive producer and head of coproductions Sara Johnson and Andrea Michell, who […]

Atlantique, Keshet UK pour resource into Crater Lake

French drama producer Atlantique Productions and the UK arm of Israel’s Keshet International are co-developing an 8x52mins drama. Crater Lake is being billed as “a life-affirming, character-driven show about death” from author and MICE/Gordin Cell creator Ron Leshem. Gordin Cell is being adapted in the US for broadcast network NBC as Allegiance, which picked up […]