Poland Builds Locations Business With Boost From 30% Cash Rebate

As Poland prepares for its closeup, with the introduction of a 30% cash rebate earlier this year, the local industry is gearing up to show the world how much it has to offer. Easily accessible from ...

International TV Newswire: Animal Planet Changes, Beta Sells, All3Media Hires, Netflix Updates

In this week’s International TV Newswire, longtime Discovery executive Susanne Dinnage leaves the company as the Animal Planet Network shifts to the company’s factual division, Beta Film clinches a ...

Netflix releases first images from Harlan Coben’s The Stranger

Netflix has released four first look images from the upcoming TV adaptation of Harlan Coben’s The Stranger featuring Jennifer Saunders, Richard Armitage, Hannah John-Kamen, Siobhan Finneran, and ...

Netflix Heads To The World’s Biggest Book Fair As It Woos Publishers For Literary Buying Spree

Exclusive: Netflix is preparing to take part in its first keynote session at the Frankfurt book fair tomorrow, as its aggressive book-buying spree continues. Kelly Luegenbiehl, vice president of ...

‘Logan’ and ‘Mamma Mia!’ Casting Director Priscilla John Launches Casting Pictures Limited With Orla Maxwell

Veteran UK casting director Priscilla John (Logan) has launched Casting Pictures Limited with fellow casting executive Orla Maxwell (Red Joan). The duo have worked together for more than 20 years as ...

The Woods, Netflix’s second Polish original series in production - Television - Poland

The script is based on Harlan Coben’s 2007 eponymous novel, with the writer also acting as executive producer. The Netflix show is benefiting from a Polish 30% cash rebate scheme. The protagonist of ...

Netflix Adapts Harlan Coben’s Mystery Drama ‘The Woods’ In Poland

Netflix is adapting Harlan Coben’s mystery thriller The Woods as a Polish original. The Svod series has commissioned the European original from directors Leszek Dawid (You Are God) and Bartosz ...

Bauer, Halkin Ride in Tandem

Rola Bauer Executive managing director, Studiocanal TV; managing director, Tandem Productions “I simply wanted to continue creating great stories,” Bauer says about why she resigned as exec VP of ...

'Happy Valley' Producer Nicola Shindler to Receive BAFTA Special Award

Nicola Shindler, the acclaimed British producer of shows such as Happy Valley and Queer as Folk, is set to receive a special award at the BAFTA TV Awards. Shindler, who last year was named head of ...

MipTV: Canal Plus’ Maxime Saada, France TV’s Delphine Ernotte, TF1’s Gilles Pelisson Lay Out Strategy

During a succession of keynote addresses at MipTV, Canal Plus Group’s chairman and CEO Maxime Saada, France Televisions’s president Delphine Ernotte Cunci and TF1’s chairman and CEO Gilles Pelisson ...

"Casa Netflix" opens its doors to the Spanish film industry in Madrid

SVoD platform estimates it will employ 20,000 people in Spain. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and Francisco Ramos, vice-president of originals for Spain and Latin America for Netflix, officially ...

Netflix Books Harlan Coben Adaptation As Spanish Original As Reed Hastings Opens Madrid Production Hub

Netflix has unveiled two new Spanish originals including an adaptation of a Harlan Coben story as Reed Hastings was in Madrid to open the Svod service’s first European production hub. The digital ...

Netflix Madrid Production Hub Inaugurated by Reed Hastings

Madrid — Netflix CEO Reed Hastings officially inaugurated the U.S. streaming giant’s Madrid Production Hub, its first European production center, on Thursday morning. While the hub’s first three ...

France Televisions Preps ‘Germinal’ Among High-Profile French Series

Aside from its slate of international series developed with Zdf and Rai through the Alliance, France Televisions is set to co-produce a flurry of high-profile series aimed at global audiences, notably ...

Netflix, TF1 Enter Milestone Partnership on French Period Series ‘Bazar de la Charité’ (Exclusive)

TF1, France’s top commercial network, is joining forces with Netflix for the first time to co-finance “Le Bazar de la Charité,” a high-profile period series inspired by a real-life tragedy and written ...

‘A Star Is Born’ Co-Scribe Will Fetters To Rewrite ‘Tell No One’ For Universal

‘A Star Is Born’ Co-Scribe Will Fetters To Rewrite ‘Tell No One’ For Universal Exclusive: Will Fetters, who with Bradley Cooper and Eric Roth adapted the Oscar-nominated screenplay for A Star Is Born, has been tapped to rewrite Tell No One, a Universal pic based on the 2001 ...

Jennifer Saunders and Siobhan Finneran join the cast on Netflix drama series ‘The Stranger’

Netflix has announced further casting for their new drama series ‘The Stranger’, a story based on Harlan Coben’s best-selling novel. The eight-part series has cast Jennifer Saunders, Siobhan ...

Siobhan Finneran, Hannah John-Kamen Join Netflix’s ‘The Stranger’

Siobhan Finneran, Hannah John-Kamen Join Netflix’s ‘The Stranger’ Siobhan Finneran and Hannah John-Kamen have signed on for “The Stranger.” They will star alongside the previously announced Richard Armitage in the Netflix adaptation of the Harlan Coben novel. ...

‘Happy Valley’s Siobhan Finneran & ‘Ready Player One’s Hannah John-Kamen Join Netflix’s ‘The Stranger’

‘Happy Valley’s Siobhan Finneran & ‘Ready Player One’s Hannah John-Kamen Join Netflix’s ‘The Stranger’ Happy Valley and Downton Abbey star Siobhan Finneran and Ant Man and The Wasp and Ready Player One star Hannah John-Kamen have joined Netflix drama The Stranger. The pair will star alongside The ...

Jonathan Stokes Rewriting Uni’s Genghis Khan Tomb Search Pic For Dwayne Johnson & Bob Zemeckis’ Production Banners

Exclusive: Screenwriter and author Jonathan Stokes has been tapped to rewrite Universal’s Untitled Genghis Khan Project. The idea for the project was presented by ImageMovers, Seven Bucks Productions ...

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