The Ink Factory

Apple TV+ greenlights feature doc about spy author John le Carré

Apple TV+ has commissioned The Pigeon Tunnel, a feature documentary about the life of former British spy David Cornwell – better known as the author John le Carré – from Oscar-winning filmmaker Errol Morris. Debuting on 20 October on the streamer, the Apple original film is produced by The Ink Factory and Fourth Floor Productions, […]

News round-up: Ink Factory & Beach House prep ‘Cleopatra Wong’; Principal buys into Chesler/Perlmutter Prods; Cineflix lands ‘Good Morning Chuck’

Ink Factory & Beach House prep Cleopatra Wong London and LA-based The Ink Factory (The Night Manager) has teamed with Blue Ant Media’s Singapore, Beijing and Tokyo-based Beach House Pictures for a TV adaptation of Cleopatra Wong. The deal sees The Ink Factory acquiring adaptation rights to create a series, which will be co-written by […]

The Ink Factory & Amusement Park reunite for ‘A Most Wanted Man’ TV adaptation

London and LA-based indie The Ink Factory has reunited with German prodco Amusement Park to co-produce a new TV adaptation of the 2008 John le Carré novel A Most Wanted Man. The two companies previously collaborated on a 2014 feature film version of the story, directed by Anthony Corbijn and starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman and […]

‘Little Drummer Girl’ prodco The Ink Factory names creative director

The Little Drummer Girl prodco The Ink Factory has promoted Michele Wolkoff to creative director, following the exit of Katherine Butler. LA-based Wolkoff will oversee the global slate of development and production for the company, which is backed by 127 Wall and CJ ENM’s Fifth Season (fka Endeavor Content). Wolkoff was previously head of film […]

The Ink Factory expands John le Carré slate into Asia, with 127 Wall backing

The Ink Factory, the Endeavor Content-backed UK and US prodco behind The Night Manager and The Little Drummer Girl, is expanding into Asia with a slate of John le Carré adaptations for the territory, for which it will also provide financing. The expansion is being supported by Hong Kong and London-based media investment firm 127 Wall […]

The Ink Factory taps Warp Films’ exec Barry Ryan to replace Tracey Josephs

Endeavor Content-backed UK and US prodco The Ink Factory has named longstanding Warp Films executive Barry Ryan as head of production, replacing Tracey Josephs who left the company last month. He will oversee production of the London and LA-based company’s slate of TV series and feature films, reporting into creative director Katherine Butler and COO […]

The Ink Factory extends 127 Wall co-financing deal, promotes Rod Henwood

The Night Manager and The Little Drummer Girl prodco The Ink Factory has struck a new deal with investor 127 Wall Productions that will see it cover development funding and increase its spending on co-production financing. The London and LA-based indie has also promoted Rod Henwood, formerly chief strategy officer, to the newly created position […]

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