Stephen Cornwell


Drama round-up: Killing Eve, Night Manager producers eye new projects

Ink Factory teams with La La Land producer on Cold War thriller Night Manager producer The Inky Factory is partnering with La La Land producer Marc Platt and Drive producer Adam Siegel to adapt We Were Never Here, the debut novel from Lara Prescott (pictured, left). The adaptation will be produced by Platt, Siegel and […]

Night Manager prodco adds ex-Film4 exec

The Night Manager producer The Ink Factory has hired a former Film4 commissioner for a digital push. Anna Higgs has joined as head of story worlds and marketing, having previously been creative director of globally distributed culture channel Nowness. Sophie Johnston and Arielle Gottlieb are also joining as script executives. Higgs will work alongside head […]

The Night Manager II in early development

The partners behind The Night Manager confirmed this morning that they are developing a “potential second series”. The Ink Factory, the prodco run by John Le Carre’s sons Simon and Stephen Cornwell, UK pubcaster the BBC, and US cable net AMC joined forces for to make the first season of the John le Carré adaptation. […]

Award winner: The Night Manager

Arms and espionage drama The Night Manager scooped three Golden Globes last night to go with two Emmys and the Grand Prize at the Seoul International Drama Awards last year. The team behind the John Le Carré adaptation talk to Stewart Clarke. When TBI asked about The Night Manager’s prospects ahead of the Emmys last […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part V

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action! How has binge viewing changed the market for drama?   With global services to feed, the search for universal drama stories has […]

New hires for The Night Manager prodco

The Ink Factory has made a raft of hires as its John le Carré adaptation The Night Manager is about to hit screens. The scripted indie which adapts John le Carré’s novels for TV and film, has recruited former Cross Creek Pictures (Black Swan) and MGM exec Becky Sloviter as senior VP, development, working out of the […]