The Natural Studios

News round-up: Banijay links with Stallone & preps Escobar doc; Nat Geo LatAm acquires Frida Kahlo doc; C4 returns ‘Come Dine With Me: The Professionals’

Banijay links with Stallone & preps Escobar doc Endemol Shine North America and Bear Grylls’ The Natural Studios, a joint venture with Banijay, have created a new production partnership with Rocky and Rambo star Sylvester Stallone’s production company Balboa Productions. The three creative houses are coming together to develop “high-adrenaline, cinematic and genre-bending adventure series.” Bear […]

Banijay & Bear Grylls’ prodco The Natural Studios moves into scripted

Banijay and Bear Grylls’ joint venture prodco The Natural Studios (TNS) is expanding into drama after partnering with British screenwriter Tom Williams on an adaptation of The Count Of Monte Cristo. The film will be written by Williams (Kajaki) and is described as “a completely fresh and modern take on the timeless classic” tale of […]

Banijay Asia links with Bear Grylls’ The Natural Studios for Indian push

Banijay Group’s recently launched production joint venture with Bear Grylls is partnering with the French company’s Asian division to create adventure programming in Southeast Asia and India. The collaboration will see Grylls’ prodco The Natural Studios work with Banijay Asia – itself a joint venture launched in 2018 with Deepak Dhar – to create long […]