Amazon Japan adapting Oz comedy ‘No Activity’

Amazon Prime Video has commissioned a Japanese adaptation of Australian comedy No Activity as an Amazon Original. Produced by Daiei Film/TV, written by Jiro of the comedy duo Sissone and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa, the series will follow Shingo Tokita (Etsushi Toyokawa), a constantly low-ranked detective who has given up on building a successful career, […]

Seizing scripted opportunities in India

Streamers are piling investment into India and invigorating local scripted content creation, but regulatory changes could change all that. Mark Layton speaks to producers and streamers about this giant market India is the world’s fastest-growing streaming market, with US SVOD giants trying to carve out a firm foothold in competition with established local leaders, in […]