All posts tagged 'Sky Studios'

Keeley Hawes & Max Beesley To Star In Sky One’s ‘The Midwich Cuckoos’

Keeley Hawes (BodyguardSpooks) and Max Beesley (The Outsider, Suits) have been set as the leads in The Midwich Cuckoos, Sky One's eight episode adaptation of the John Wyndham novel of the same name. Production on the series is set to get underway next month, ahead of a 2022 premiere.

Sky Arts Orders ‘Boys’ Short Film From Ashley Walters

Sky Arts has ordered Boys, a one-off short film that hails from Bulletproof co-creator and star Ashley Walters. It is being eyed for a November premiere on both Sky Arts and NOW TV,

Sky One Orders Dawn French Fronted Drama ‘Roald & Beatrix’ For Christmas Schedule

Sky One has ordered Roald & Beatrix, The Tale Of The Curious Mouse - a one-off ninety-minute drama starring Dawn French that is inspired by the true story of when a six-year-old Roald Dahl meets his idol Beatrix Potter. It is being eyed as the centerpiece of Sky One's Christmas schedule.

Channel 4 Renews Anthology Series ‘I Am’ For Second Season

Channel 4 has renewed Dominic Savage's anthology series I Am for a second season. Three episodes have been ordered for season two - matching the size of the order for the show's first season. Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster) and Ashley Walters (Bulletproof) are set to star in one of the new episodes.

Sky Studios Takes Minority Stake In Longboat Pictures

Sky Studios has taken a minority stake in Longboat Pictures, the indie specialising in scripted content that was launched last year by former ITV Senior Drama Commissioner Victoria Fea and LA-based director-producer Julie Anne Robinson.

Sky One Orders Three-Part ‘Bulletproof’ Special

Bulletproof is extending its run. Sky One has ordered a three-part special for their cop drama. That is on top of the previously commissioned second season, which is expected to air in the spring.

Sky To Build 32 Acre TV & Film Studio At Elstree

Sky has announced plans to build a 32-acre state-of-the-art TV and film studio at Elstree. Sky Studios Elstree is being built with the backing on Sky's new owner Comcast and in partnership with sister-company NBCUniversal. It will be situated in the borough of Hertsmere. Legal & General are in the process of finalising a detailed design and expect to submit a formal planning application early next year.