Cineflix Rights has presold Helium’s ten-part Australian crime drama “Final King of The Cross” to Sky. Starring Tim Roth, the collection will air solely in all Sky territories in Italy, the UK, Eire and Germany, the corporate has introduced.
Impressed by John Ibrahim’s best-selling autobiography, which follows his rise from a poverty-stricken immigrant to Australia’s nightclub kingpin, “Final King of The Cross” tells the story of two brothers who lose one another of their ascent to energy.
Set in Sydney’s Kings Cross within the Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties, the solid contains Lincoln Younes (“Grand Lodge,” “Tangle”), Claude Jabbour (“Eden,” “Stateless”), and Callan Mulvey (“300: Rise of an Empire”). Cineflix Rights is the unique worldwide distribution companion.
Atresmedia Televisión has acquired rights to the word-guessing gameshow “Password” at Mipcom. The brand new adaptation of the format will likely be produced domestically by Fremantle Spain. The format is a spotlight in Fremantle’s leisure slate on the market.
“Password” was beforehand revived within the U.S. by NBC, starring Jimmy Fallon and hosted by Keke Palmer. The refreshed collection launched because the most-watched new unscripted collection premiere of the summer time, throughout the U.S. broadcast networks.
STEVE JONES GOES BEYOND
Seasoned tv government Steve Jones has joined Past Rights’ London-based staff to fill the newly created position, as SVP of improvement. His transient is to develop unique concepts for returnable, in style factual collection that meet demand available in the market. Jones has labored within the U.Okay. and Australia in a spread of high-profile positions, together with commissioning editor and government producer, leisure and factual, at Sky 1; government producer, factual and factual leisure at Discovery Networks Europe; improvement government and collection producer at CJZ Productions; and government producer and improvement government at Endemol Southern Star. He additionally co-founded Massive Little Fish Tv in 2019, the U.Okay. indie he co-ran for greater than two years.
RETURN TO SPACE
Australia’s SLR Manufacturings has introduced manufacturing on season two of the award-winning unique CGI animated collection, “Area Nova” for ABC ME. The 15 x 22-minute season has obtained important manufacturing funding from each Display screen Australia and the Australian Kids’s Tv Basis in addition to improvement funding from ABC ME and Create NSW. “Area Nova” will likely be co-produced with Giggle Storage in Malaysia and distributed internationally by ZDF Studios, with ACTF representing the collection throughout Australia and New Zealand. Concentrating on a six- to ten-year-old international viewers, the primary season offered to broadcasters or streamers in Germany, the U.Okay., Norway, Finland, Sweden, Poland, the U.S, Singapore, East Asia, Indonesia, and Brazil.
SLR offers the logline as: “On the point of their best mission ever – travelling to the unbelievable Stardustian’s planet – the Novas’ ship is nearly destroyed, throwing them astray and stranding their new buddy Ziggy in components unknown. Now, to seek out Ziggy and unravel a ‘common imbalance’, the Novas should problem every little thing they thought they knew about area: see the unseeable, know the unknow-able, and discover the unfindable.”
LION’S LAST ROAR
Zee Plus, the co-production and improvement arm of India’s Zee Leisure Enterprises Ltd., has introduced “The Lion’s Final Roar,” as its newest co-production with the U.Okay.’s Talesmith. The collection, to be distributed internationally by TVF, is at present in manufacturing and will likely be out there in March 2023. The premium documentary two-parter is filmed in 4K and explores subject of lion conservation. India is the one nation exterior Africa the place lions reside wild, however their numbers have collapsed. Zee Plus and Talesmith beforehand partnered on “Lifetime of Earth: From Area” and “Lifetime of Earth: The Age of People,” for Zee Leisure and Smithsonian Networks.
“The New Abolitionists,” a documentary movie by Christina Zorich, will kick off its Oscar-qualifying run on Friday on the Laemmle Monica Movie Middle in Santa Monica. The movie tracks Zorich’s journey as she follows dedicated abolitionists, Christian ministries and NGOs, all through Southeast Asia as they try to put an finish to human intercourse trafficking in Cambodia and Thailand. The movie is offered as a part of “Kat Kramer’s Movies That Change The World,” a collection of movies and documentaries that increase consciousness of vital social points, based by Katharine Kramer.
Singapore’s Asia TV Discussion board and Market is to launch two pitching classes, one in partnership with streamer Vidio, trying on the Indonesian market, the opposite with Warner Bros. Discovery in seek for drama ideas for the Thai market. Finalists of each pitches will get to pitch their concepts to trade veterans throughout the ATF (Dec. 7 to 9, 2022) on the Marina Bay Sands Conference Centre, as a part of the Singapore Media Competition (SMF) hosted by the Infocomm Media Growth Authority. The market has beforehand introduced different pitching classes masking animation, codecs, Chinese language content material and an IP accelerator.