TF! pirates ‘Maltese’

Mipcom Brief

Germany’s worldwide distribution outfit Peppermint has pre-sold English language miniseries “Corto Maltese” to France’s TF1, it was announced today at Mipcom.

The series, which starts shooting in Cuba next February, will star Guillaume Depardieu as a pirate, with soccer star Eric Cantona in a supporting role. Patrick Hoare, who brought the concept to German entertainment company Helkon Media, will produce.

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