By Patrick Munn | September 30, 2021 - 10:24 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has acquired the UK rights to Canal+'s original drama series Marie Antoinette after striking a deal with international distributor Banijay Rights. This marks the first international deal for the series, which is expected to premiere on BBC Two and the BBC iPlayer later this year.
By Patrick Munn | December 3, 2019 - 1:48 pm | No Comments
Fresh off of agreeing a deal with A+E Networks International for 19th century female detective drama Miss Scarlet And The Duke, UKTV's Alibi channel has also acquired The Gulf. The New Zealand-set drama is distributed internationally by Banijay Rights.
By Patrick Munn | October 11, 2019 - 9:30 am | No Comments
BBC Four has acquired the UK rights to Norwegian drama Wisting starring Carrie-Anne Moss, Richie Campbell and Sven Nordin after striking a deal with international distributor Banijay Rights. The series will premiere later this year.
By Patrick Munn | July 5, 2019 - 3:49 pm | No Comments
E! UK - which is now operated by Sky following the recent Comcast deal - has acquired the first and second seasons of USA Network's reality series Temptation Island in a deal with Banijay Rights. The series will launch on E! UK on Sunday August 4th.
By Patrick Munn | January 24, 2019 - 12:01 am | No Comments
BBC Two has ordered The Importance Of Being Oscar, an eighty minute documentary exploring the work of Oscar Wilde from the Banijay owned indie IWC. The one-off documentary is something of a hybrid production featuring both standard documentary elements as well as performances of Wilde's greatest works. A range of experts, enthusiasts and biographers - including Stephen Fry, Wilde’s grandson Merlin Holland, and his latest biographer Matthew Sturgis - will explore Wilde’s glittering and at times, scandalous career, which would inform his work, and his subsequent disgraced exit from high society. Freddie Fox, Claire Skinner, Anna Chancellor and James Fleet are all set to star in performances in the one-off.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2018 - 9:45 am | No Comments
Banijay Rights - the international distribution division of Banijay Group - has inked a firs look development deal with Touchdown Films, the factual specialist indie that was set up by filmmaker and producer John Osborne (Hillsborough Remembered, The Story of Skinhead).
By Patrick Munn | September 14, 2016 - 11:35 am | No Comments
Veteran French producer and TV executive Takis Candilis has joined Banijay Group in the newly created role of Head of Scripted. In said role, Candilis will oversee the entire scripted production business for the Banijay Group. He will be based in Paris and will be responsible for expanding the company's French scripted business and boosting international drama output.