The Escape Artist

News brief: German channel buys Tennant’s Escape Artist

German network Vox has acquired BBC One drama thriller The Escape Artist from Red Arrow International. The miniseries, which stars David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) as a lawyer whose life is turned upside down by a gruesome murder case, comes from Red Arrow’s Endor Productions and has sold to channels such as Australia’s SBS, TV2 […]

Escape Artist finds path to SBS schedule

Australian pubcaster SBS has acquired UK crime drama The Escape Artist from distributor Red Arrow International. The show follows a hot-shot defence lawyer that becomes the target himself after helping to acquit the prime suspect in a horrific murder case. It joins international dramas such as Vikings and Masters of Sex on the SBS slate. […]

Endor working up a trio of Neil Gaiman projects

UK production company Endor is working on a handful of projects with cult author Neil Gaiman. The company has previously alluded to the fact it is developing projects with the cult writer and graphic novels author and screenwriter. Company founder Hilary Bevan Jones told TBI that Endor and Gaiman are focused on three particular projects, […]

MIPTV News: French crime drama tops Red Arrow slate

Jo, the Jean Reno-fronted crime drama from France’s Atlantique Productions, will topline distributor Red Arrow International’s MIPTV slate. The English-language procedural series, shot in Paris, has already sold to the likes of TV2 in Norway, Fox International Channels in a multi-territory deal, Italy’s Rai and ProSiebenSat.1 in Germany. Also on Red Arrow’s fiction slate is […]