By Patrick Munn | October 16, 2020 - 6:57 pm | No Comments
Connie Nielsen (Wonder Woman, Gladiator) and Christopher Eccleston (The A Word, Doctor Who) have been set as the leads in Close To Me, a six episode psychological thriller that is being produced for Viaplay and Channel 4.
By Patrick Munn | July 8, 2020 - 4:48 pm | No Comments
Several months after landing international distribution rights to the series, NENT Studios UK has lined up a number of sales for Norwegian drama series For Life with SBS in Australia, Pro Plus in Slovenia, and Canal Plus in France. They have also licensed Swedish political thriller The Inner Circle to SBS.
By Patrick Munn | June 24, 2020 - 7:59 am | No Comments
NENT Studios UK has teamed up with Trevor Eve's Projector Pictures to develop an adaptation of T.M. Logan's bestselling novel The Holiday. Projector optioned rights to the novel, with NENT Studios UK then boarding the project out of their first-look deal with the indie. The adaptation is being eyed as a four-part limited series.
By Patrick Munn | May 26, 2020 - 2:17 pm | No Comments
NENT Studios UK (formerly known as DRG) has acquired international distribution rights to fantasy series The Dead Lands. NENT picked up the rights in a deal with GFC Films, who recently clawed them back following the collapse of Kew Media Distribution.
By Patrick Munn | April 2, 2020 - 9:29 am | No Comments
DRG has partnered with Mexican studio Dopamine for a push into scripted. The two companies will co-finance, develop and produce English-language scripted content, which DRG will then exploit on the global market. DRG said the partnership would "significantly increase" its support for UK producers in bringing their shows to the screen.
By Patrick Munn | January 20, 2020 - 1:18 pm | No Comments
BritBox is adding to their line up of UK scripted shows. The new streaming service has inked a deal with DRG for Channel 4's short-lived police comedy-drama Babylon, BBC Four comedy Detectorists, BBC One's Jenna Coleman drama The Cry and BBC One's Tracey Ullman's Show.
By Patrick Munn | October 7, 2019 - 3:30 pm | No Comments
The latest season of Doc Martin is heading to Australia. International distributor DRG has licensed the show's ninth season, which just recently started airing the UK on ITV, to the ABC. Additionally, they have also sold the fifth season of ITV2's Plebs to the ABC in Australia and Comedy Central in New Zealand.
By Patrick Munn | August 19, 2019 - 9:15 am | No Comments
DRG has lined up a slew of international deal for food series My Swedish Kitchen. The international distributor has struck deals for the Rachel Khoo fronted series with NHK in Japan, RTL in Germany, AMC in Central and Eastern Europe, SBS in Australia, Choice TV in New Zealand, CBC in Canada, and with BBC Studios for its pan-Asia footprint.