Celebs set to meet at Mipcom

Hollywood descends on TV mart

Jude Law, Adrian Grenier, Jane Seymour, Neve Campbell and Sebastian Koch are among celebs expected to tubthump projects at next month’s Mipcom TV mart in Cannes.

Law is supporting fellow Brit Jeremy Gilley’s documentary “The Day After Peace,” about Gilley’s 10-year campaign to establish an annual Peace Day on Sept. 21. Law joined Gilley in Afghanistan to spearhead a massive vaccination against polio on Peace Day.

Doc is a BBC/Passion Pictures/Peace One Day production, distributed by 3DD Entertainment.

Grenier is the executive producer of “Alter Eco,” the environment-themed documentary series produced and distributed by GRB Entertainment.

 Campbell, German thesp Koch (“The Lives of Others”), British actor Stephen Campbell Moore and British director Mike Barker will present Jack London’s “Sea Wolf,” a TV event miniseries produced by Tele Muenchen/Clasart in association with Gate Film, German pubcaster ZDF and RHI, distributed by Tele Muenchen’s new sales arm, TMG Intl.

 British actress Seymour will be in Cannes to introduce Prudence McCoy, the main character of “Dear Prudence,” a TV movie distributed by ITV Global Entertainment, produced by Alexander/Mitchell Prods. with Granada America for Hallmark.

 The new generation of Spanish talent including Monica Cruz (“Asterix at the Olympic Games”) and Miguel Angel Munoz (“El Sindrome de Ulises”) will participate in the Focus on Spain.

 Australian actors Diana Glenn and Tony Poli will promote “Carla Cametti PD,” a new crime drama series from Buon Giorno Prods., developed with SBS Television, Screen Australia and Film Victoria and distributed by SBS Content Sales.

 Among crime drama series, the U.K.’s “Taggart” will celebrate its 25th birthday at Mipcom with cast members Blythe Duff, John Michie, Alex Norton and Colin McCredie. “Taggart” is produced by Scottish Television Enterprises and distributed by Target.

 French TV host and producer Benjamin Castaldi will present the French version of “Beat Your Host,” a Raab TV/Brainpool format distributed by Germany’s SevenOne Intl.

Mipcom will run from Oct. 13-17 and is organized by Reed Midem, which, like Variety, is a division of Reed Elsevier.

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