The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


Zodiak’s Yellow Bird, Chernin adapting thriller novel for TV

Yellow Bird Entertainment, the Swedish drama firm behind The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and Chernin Entertainment have partnered to adapt an upcoming spy thriller novel for television. The Swede is a novel from army helicopter pilot Robert Kariel about a Swedish secret service agent who is drawn into a complex and mysterious investigation after […]

Netflix: cable TV biz ‘out of whack’

The cable industry pay model is “out of whack” in the internet era, in which pricing should be proportionate to viewing, Netflix’s content chief Ted Sarandos has claimed. Speaking at the FT Digital Media conference in London yesterday, Netflix’s chief content officer Sarandos said that it was “not economically feasible” in the streaming subscription business […]

International broadcasters place bets on House of Cards

A host of TV channels around the world have bought Netflix’s Kevin Spacey-fronted drama House of Cards, TBI has learned. The show is distributed by Sony Pictures Television and it has concluded a raft of deals, selling it to broadcasters in Belgium, Germany, Iceland, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. These sales are in addition to the […]

Wallen leaves Wallander creator Yellow Bird

Mikael Wallen has left Yellow Bird, the Zodiak Media-owned production company that makes Wallander and the original The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. He will be replaced by Anni Faurbye Fernandez. Fernandez is moving up from an executive producer role at the Swedish company and step into the CEO role at start-2013. “It is with […]