Fremantle’s Fiction Valley ‘Dirty Lines’ with Peter Bert Cortwheis
Fremantle label Fiction Valley has signed a three-year deal with Netflix Dirty line Peter Bert Cortwheis, Creator and Shorana. The deal will see Fiction Valley, run by anime van Villiet, develop and produce a slate of drama series scripted from one of Holland’s top creative Cortwheys. Already tied the knot Dirty line, The Netflix series about Amsterdam in the late 1980s and a series of other Carthage works include the political series Year of Fortuyn And Penoza. Includes Fiction Valley Credits Suspicious And a remake of it A-word. “Peter’s extraordinary talent as a creator, writer, director and showrunner is unique and out of bounds,” said Van Vallett. Achieving the Striking Talent Deal and the label is a key part of Fremantle’s strategy at the moment and the group signed a landmark deal with Angelina Jolie earlier this year.
Beta movie tragicmedi hits UK and North American pre-sales for ‘My Neighbor Adolf’
German Beta Cinema has made a strong start at the Cannes Film Festival with the pre-sale rights to English language tragicmedia My neighbor Adolf To several buyers. Cohen Media Group has taken over North America, Signature Entertainment UK and Ireland, I Wonder Italy, Lumix Media South Korea and Tohokushinsha Japan. Set in Colombia in May 1960, the film follows a surviving Holocaust survivor who suspects his new neighbor, Adolf Hitler. Leon Proudovsky (Five hours from Paris) Starring director, David Heyman and Udo Kier.
NENT Group Rebrands to ViaPlay Group
Scandinavian content player NENT Group has officially changed its name to ViaPlay Group. The move was rubber-stamped by shareholders at an AGM earlier today. This is a reflection of NENT’s focus on streaming, as SVoD ViaPlay has been launched in key regions, including the United States, and has a target of 70 major international launches this year alone. Speaking to Deadline in February, chief content officer Filippa Wallstam said he was looking for U.S. distribution partners to get the streamer into the country.
Channel 4 wants the next big entertainment show through the pilot scheme
Channel 4 Screen has launched an initiative with Scotland to finance the development of new entertainment concepts, with plans to launch a pilot during Christmas this year with Scotland-based Indy. The pair’s ambition is to launch a new concept around Christmas with this piloting model in the hope that they will have more commissions. The initiative will be overseen by Channel 4 Commissioner Phil Harris and Steven Handley and Danny Carroll of Screen Scotland, all of whom will soon host a briefing for Scottish production companies to explain the next steps. The BBC recently launched a similar process, publishing a tender for a Scotland-based entertainment format, leading to a commission. The competition And Bridge of lies. Harris, who leads the commissioning of Entertainments and Live Events Gogglebox Network Channel 4, says: “The entertainment team has made a concerted effort to expand our provider base and on-screen content, and our partnership with Screen Scotland is the latest step in that process.”
‘Moonage Daydream’ to open Sheffield DocFest
Brett Morgan Munez daydream The 2022 Sheffield Dockfest will begin in the UK on 23 June The film is billed as “a genre-defining immersion in the art and sound of David Bowie”. It will be held at City Hall in Sheffield, the first historic performance by the great musician and artist Bowie in 50 years. Universal Pictures Content Group is releasing the film internationally. The festival runs from June 23-28, with a full lineup to come on May 31st.