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Netflix lines up Benelux & Colombian originals

SVOD service Netflix has commissioned its first original series from Colombia and the Benelux region. In Latin America, it is working with Narcos producer Dynamo to create a currently untitled detective drama, while Undercover is a Belgian-Netherlands coproduction. The Colombia series will go into production in summer 2018, and follows a young detective and her […]

BBC America ties with Deutschland ’83 scribe

US cable channel BBC America now counts a new project from Deutschland ’83 co-creator Anna Winger on its development. The untitled scripted project is billed as a dark comic family adventure-drama and a “a celebration of the city of Berlin today”. Winger wrote and created RTL and Sundance Channel critical hit Deutschland ’83 (pictured) with […]

BBCWW bags US Office scripts, Luther deal

BBC Worldwide has acquired scripts to the US version of BBC comedy The Office, and sold police drama Luther into Georgia as a format. BBCWW’s parent the BBC and comic Ricky Gervais launched The Office in 2001 before NBC remade it in the States with great success. The US series (pictured left) went for nine […]

BBC in Israeli drama remake first

UK pubcaster BBC One is working on an adaptation of Israeli scripted format The A Word. The series is thought to represent the first time a British broadcaster has acquired and remade an Israeli scripted format, though US channel Showtime’s UK remake of Prisoners of War is popular on Channel 4. Endemol-owned Fifty fathoms, which […]