Veni Vidi Vici


Lionsgate TV lines up US remake of ‘Veni Vidi Vici’

Lionsgate Television has acquired the US rights to NENT Group’s Veni Vidi Vici for adaptation. Lionsgate’s remake is being developed by Rafael Edholm (writer, director and star of the original Veni Vidi Vici) and Fredrik Lundberg for HandsUp STHLM, together with Kim Magnusson and Madwood Studios’ Michael Flutie. HandsUp and Madwood are partnering to develop […]

Stats show SVOD net Viaplay climbed 25% last year as new original arises

Nordic subscription video-on-demand service Viaplay saw viewing time increase by 25% during 2017, according to stats released by parent company MTG. Customers spent an average of 32 hours per month streaming Viaplay last year, while the number of started streams rose 40.5% between 2016 and 2017. Over the same period, MTG said the total number […]

Walter Presents heads down The River

On-demand service Walter Presents has acquired rights to new Norwegian drama The River in the UK, US and Australia. Canal+ in Poland, ZDF in Germany and Yandex in Russia have also bought the 8x60mins series, which UK-based DRG launched at MIPCOM last year. The River is based on real events and set in a close-knit […]

Viaplay orders first Danish original

MTG Studios has commissioned a Danish original drama named Pro’s and Con’s. The series will premiere exclusively on MTG’s Nordic streaming service Viaplay in 2018, followed by its free-TV channel TV3. Pro’s and Con’s tells the story of Erik (Lars Ranthe) and Nina (Lene Maria), a couple leading a quiet life in the Copenhagen suburbs […]

Hulu buys Scandi drama Veni Vidi Vici

Hulu has acquired US streaming rights for MTG’s Scandi original series, Veni Vidi Vici. The series will premier on Hulu in December 2017. It originally premiered on MTG’s Nordic streaming service Viaplay earlier this year. Veni Vidi Vici is a 10-part drama series that follows struggling Danish film director Karstan Daugaard’s journey as he makes […]

UK, Germany, Russia dominate revamped MIPDrama

The UK has three of the twelve entries in this year’s MIPDrama Screenings with Germany and Russia both taking two apiece. In its second year. MIPTV organiser Reed Midem has organised the MIPDrama Screenings into two categories: finished projects and works in progress, to ensure buyers know whether they will see full episodes or excerpts. […]

SVOD net gets porn drama after Swedish Dicks

Scandinavian subscription video-on-demand service Viaplay’s latest original will be a ten-part drama about a film director who takes a job in the porn industry. The commission of Veni Vidi Vici comes just over a month after Viaplay debuted its first original, the Lionsgate-sold Swedish Dicks, which has been given a second season. The new series […]