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CBS to adapt German procedural ‘Einstein’

US broadcaster CBS is adapting the Red Arrow Studios International-distributed German procedural Einstein. The scripted format is in development with Monk creator and executive producer Andy Breckman, who is re-teaming with Monk’s director and executive producer Randy Zisk for the procedural drama about a brilliant detective. Written by Breckman, Einstein is based on the Zeitsprung Pictures-produced series for German […]

Beta Film’s ‘Empire Oktoberfest’ begins production

Beta Film has begun production on drama series Empire Oktoberfest for BR/ARD Degeto. Set in 1900, the six-hour series centres on the battle between two family breweries in Munich and stars Mišel Maticevic (Babylon Berlin), Martina Gedeck (The Lives of Others) and Klaus Steinbacher (Das Boot). Directed by Hannu Salonen (Shades of Guilt), the drama […]

CEE broadcaster bags A+E’s Knightfall

Central and Eastern European broadcaster SPI / Filmbox has acquired A+E Networks’ period action drama Knightfall and German crime series Einstein. Knightfall, originally for History and from A+E Studios, chronicles the adventures of the Knights Templar. The scripted series also counts The Combine and Midnight Radio as coproducers and has Dominic Minghella and Jeremy Renner […]