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  • Walter Presents Takes ZDF’s ‘Stockholm Requiem’ for U.K., Australia August 21, 2019
    Walter Presents has acquired Swedish thriller “Stockholm Requiem” for the U.K. and Australia from ZDF Enterprises. It marks the fourth Swedish drama series the global on-demand service, which specialises in non-English language drama, has picked up from ZDF following “Blue Eyes,” “Thicker Than Water” and “Before We Die.” Walter Iuzzolino, co-founder and curator of the […]
    Robert Mitchell
  • Shochiku Backs U.K.’s Number 9 Films With First-Look Deal August 21, 2019
    Number 9 Films has signed a first-look distribution deal for its films in Japan with Japanese studio Shochiku, the British independent announced Wednesday. As part of the multi-year deal, which will focus on Number 9’s slate of theatrical films, Shochiku will contribute to the production company’s overhead as well as development funding. The first title […]
    Robert Mitchell
  • Bill Bellamy Joins Octavia Spencer Netflix Series ‘Madam CJ Walker’ August 21, 2019
    Bill Bellamy has joined the cast of the forthcoming Netflix limited series “Madam CJ Walker,” which tells the story of the black hair care pioneer and mogul. The four-part series hails from executive producers LeBron James and Octavia Spencer, who will also star as the titular Madam. The series is inspired by the book “‘On Her Own Ground’ […]
    Will Thorne
  • BBC Boards ‘American Crime Story: Impeachment,’ Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ August 21, 2019
    The BBC has acquired FX’s “American Crime Story: Impeachment” and Ken Burn’s upcoming PBS documentary series “Country Music,” the broadcaster announced Wednesday at the Edinburgh TV Festival. “American Crime Story: Impeachment” will air on BBC Two in the U.K., while “Country Music” has been picked up by sister channel BBC Four. “Impeachment: American Crime Story” is […]
    Robert Mitchell
  • Big Hit Entertainment, Home to BTS, Posts Blockbuster Results for First Half of 2019 August 21, 2019
    South Korea’s Big Hit Entertainment, home to BTS, revealed its revenues for the first half of 2019 at an event called “Big Hit Corporate Briefing With the Community” held in Seoul today. The company posted record revenues of $166.3 million — just $12 million short of its revenues for all of 2018, according to analysis […]
    Jem Aswad

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