The Rook


MIPCOM Hot Picks: The Rook

Distributor: Lionsgate Producer: Lionsgate, Liberty Global Broadcaster: Starz (US), Liberty Global (Europe, LatAm) Concept: A woman with extreme amnesia looks to uncover the paranormal forces that want her dead Lionsgate and Liberty Global’s paranormal spy thriller The Rook centers on a woman who wakes up in a park with complete amnesia, unable to remember her […]

Amazon joins first All3-produced Liberty Global drama

Amazon Prime Video has boarded a first high-end drama from All3Media, which is producing for its backer, cable giant Liberty Global. The Feed will go out in the US, Canada and Latin America as an Amazon exclusive with Liberty-owned Virgin Media airing it in the UK as its debut scripted original. Other Liberty cable services […]

Lionsgate poaches Disney veteran Goetz

Lionsgate has appointed Jared Goetz, a 22-year veteran of The Walt Disney Company, to the newly created role of president of North American television distribution. Goetz will report to Jim Packer, Lionsgate’s president of worldwide television and digital distribution. The appointment comes as Lionsgate “continues to ramp up its domestic and international sales and distribution […]

Lionsgate & Liberty Global partner on thriller for Starz

Lionsgate and Liberty Global have partnered up to produce new spy thriller The Rook for the premium pay platform Starz. The series will air on the Lionsgate-owned Starz platform in the US next year. At the same time, Liberty Global will feature the series exclusively on-demand across Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. Lionsgate will […]

Night Manager wins Emmy, prodco hires Wolkoff

The Night Manager scooped a second Emmy last night (Sunday), with Susanne Bier getting the best directing for a miniseries gong, as one of its coproducers brings in a new development chief. Victor Reyes had already scooped the best miniseries score award in the craft Emmys, which took place last week. The Ink Factory- and […]