BBC Two acquires ‘German Band of Brothers’

BBC Two has acquired the 3x90mins German miniseries Generation War, marking the first foreign language drama on the UK broadcaster in 12 years. Generation War depicts the lives of five young German friends during World War II, whose lives veer in wildly different directions as the horror of the period plays out between 1941 and […]

ZDF links with Sweden’s leading indie for drama

ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster ZDF, has inked a development deal with Sweden’s largest indie producer Tre Vänner. The multiyear deal will see ZDFE sell new Tre Vänner series internationally. It has had success in recent years distributing Scandi drama, recently adding Death of a Pilgrim to its sales offering. Projects […]

Wallen leaves Wallander creator Yellow Bird

Mikael Wallen has left Yellow Bird, the Zodiak Media-owned production company that makes Wallander and the original The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. He will be replaced by Anni Faurbye Fernandez. Fernandez is moving up from an executive producer role at the Swedish company and step into the CEO role at start-2013. “It is with […]