Mini exec produced by Albrecht, Thomopoulos
Mipcom international TV sales confab in Cannes, where he’s shopping the project to buyers. Albrecht noted it could mark “the beginning of the modern era of European co-productions” because it was not dependent on having a U.S. outlet before it was greenlit. “As the economy makes it more difficult to produce high-quality projects, this could be a new way to bring interesting projects to the screen and to bring work to (Hollywood) talent,” Albrecht said. Albrecht’s “Borgias” will face some competish in the U.S. market from a project in the works at Showtime about the fiendish Italian clan from helmer Neil Jordan and DreamWorks TV (Daily Variety, Sept. 18).
Want Entertainment News First? Sign up for Variety Alerts and Newsletters!