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Netflix hopes to resume Danish production after several weeks of a boycott that also involves local streamer Viaplay and commercial broadcaster TV2, but an agreement could still be a way off.
Paris-based production and distribution giant Banijay Group plans to invest around US$31.3m in new IP before the end of the year to feed its catalogue and productions, according to a new filing related to its public listing as part of FL Entertainment.
Fremantle-owned Strong Productions has appointed TV2 Denmark’s executive Sune Roland as its CEO.
Warner Bros Discovery has confirmed it is cutting back on commissioning HBO Max originals in Europe, with some territories ceasing production entirely.
SÉRIE SERIES: Disney+ in France has outlined its original production strategy and called for pitches with the potential to surprise execs and viewers alike.
Today we hear director Bill Eagles about his new series The Reunion, an English-language mystery thriller for the European Alliance of public broadcasters Rai, ZDF and France Télévisions, and about the impact streamers have had on storytelling and creativity.
German production and distribution group Leonine has secured a rights coup by adding major Lionsgate movie titles to its sales slate for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Swedish pubcaster SVT and Danish prodco Miso Film are coproducing a TV adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s 2000 film Faithless.
First Look Media-owned streamer Topic has acquired four European thrillers from TF1 and Newen Studios-owned distributor Newen Connect in the US and Canada.
Fledgling New York-based producer and distributor Strong Studios is working with US production, finance and management firm The Cartel on a supernatural thriller.
Sony-owned US anime streamer Crunchyroll is adapting South Korean web novel Solo Leveling into an anime series.
SERIE SERIES: The new head of drama at Norwegian pubcaster NRK has vowed to “dare to take chances” and continue creating conversation-starting series.
SÉRIE SERIES: Public broadcaster France Télévisions (FTV)’s international drama team has outlined its need for event series that make a noise among viewers and revealed how its Alliance coproduction partnership is evolving.
Disabled-led content production company Rockerdale Studios has appointed Alex Martin as its first head of development.
Tom Winchester, the president of NBCUniversal-owned Heyday Television, is setting up his own scripted firm called Pure Fiction Television.
German pubcaster ARD is looking to international partnerships to bridge the funding gap in production standards that young audiences have come to expect.
US-based streamer Disney+ has added Chica Invisible (The Invisible Girl) to its original Spanish drama offering.
SÉRIE SERIES: A new creative network called The European Writers Club has launched in an effort to encourage collaboration between writers and broadcasters across Europe and speed up development in the face of rising competition from global streamers.
A new report has highlighted a greater need for diversity and inclusivity across children's media, with parents in the UK and US keen to see more on screen.
A controversial dark comedy set as a potential war looms between Russia and Finland is being shopped to international buyers by the distribution arm of Finnish pubcaster YLE.
Lionsgate's global streaming platform Starzplay is teaming with Fremantle and Bron-backed prodco The Immigrant on Spanish-language dramedy series Yellow (working title).

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