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David Barron, Producer on ‘Harry Potter,’ Teams With Enriched Media on ‘Treachery of Spies’

David Barron, Producer on ‘Harry Potter,’ Teams With Enriched Media on ‘Treachery of Spies’

BeaglePug, headed by producer David Barron, whose credits include six “Harry Potter” movies, “Mowgli” and “Cinderella,” has teamed with Enriched Media Group, co-founded by producer Mick Southworth, to produce TV drama “A Treachery of Spies,” an adaptation of Manda Scott espionage thriller “A Treachery of Spies.”

The London-based production outfits have secured all TV, film and ancillary rights to the novel from Emily Hayward Whitlock at The Artists Partnership, working in association with Robert Caskie. “Treachery” represents both production companies’ first foray into long-form TV drama, and the partners are in active discussions in both the U.K. and U.S. with senior production partners.

The thriller starts with a murder in 1940s World War II France whose mysteries are investigated in the present day by Detective Inspector Inès Picaut, “a brilliant but haunted female detective,” according to a statement.

“A Treachery of Spies” is the second of Scott’s espionage thrillers to feature Picaut,

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