By Patrick Munn | February 19, 2019 - 5:25 pm | No Comments
Fable Pictures, the indie backed by Sony Pictures Television, has optioned the TV rights to the life stories of Dame Joan and Jackie Collins, OBE, with plans to produce a six episode drama series exploring their lives. There is presently no UK broadcaster attached to the project. Sony Pictures Television will handle global sales.
By Patrick Munn | November 5, 2018 - 3:56 pm | No Comments
Das Boot helmer Andreas Prochaska has been tapped to direct Alex Rider, the TV series adaptation of Anthony Horowitz's young adult novel series that is set up at Eleventh Hour Films and Sony Pictures Television.
By Patrick Munn | November 2, 2018 - 9:00 am | No Comments
Sony Pictures Television has secured the first format sales for Electric Ray's Alone At Home. The parenting format has been picked up by RTL Germany and RTL Netherlands, with both broadcasters commissioning local versions of the show.
By Patrick Munn | October 31, 2018 - 9:00 am | No Comments
Laurence Fishburne (Black-ish, The Matrix) has come on-board to star and executive produce Rendlesham, the eight episode UFO drama series from UK indie Eleventh Hour Films and Sony Pictures Television. Rendlesham is inspired by the British-American UFO incident which took place at a US air base close to the village of Rendlesham, Suffolk in 1980. Drawing on reported events across dual timelines – from the time of the sightings in 1980, and looking ahead to 2020, the 40th anniversary.
By Patrick Munn | October 16, 2018 - 9:59 pm | No Comments
The Big Bang Theory star Melissa Rauch has been tapped for a guest starring role in Showtime's 1980s Wall Street comedy Black Monday. Rauch, best known for her role as Bernadette on the hit CBS comedy, will play Shira, the loving wife of trader Keith (Paul Scheer).
By Patrick Munn | October 11, 2018 - 12:53 pm | No Comments
Sony Pictures Television has acquired international distribution rights to Into The Dark, Hulu's year-round event series which hails from Blumhouse Television. Into The Dark is a horror anthology series consisting of twelve self contained feature-length episodes that explores the dark side of humanity. The series premiered state-side on October 5th, with an episode set to roll out every month - each inspired by a distinct holiday, often with social commentary woven throughout.
By Patrick Munn | October 10, 2018 - 5:00 pm | No Comments
Skybound Entertainment - the company set up by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and David Alpert - has teamed up with Sony Pictures Television to launch Skybound Galactic, a new production company that will finance the development and production of scripted television series.
By Patrick Munn | September 14, 2018 - 3:42 pm | No Comments
Following this year's successful revival of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? to mark the show's 20th anniversary, ITV has renewed the series for a further ten episodes, once again hosted by Jeremy Clarkson. The new episodes are set to air in early 2019 and will be stripped over two weeks.