Action series sells to Oz, Russia, Spain, Japan, Korea
The 12-episode one-hour series, which toplines Chris Vance (“Prison Break”), is produced by Klaus Zimmermann at Gaul’s Atlantique Prods. and Susan Murdoch at Canadian outfit QVF. EuropaCorp is co-producing and handling international sales.
“Transporter” was commissioned by French commercial net M6, and was pre-bought by RTL in Germany, HBO/Cinemax in the U.S. and Entertainment Movie Central and Astral in Canada. The skein recently wrapped in Toronto and France. With an approximate budget of $4 million per epsiode, “Transporter” is one of Gaul’s most expensive TV drama series ever.
The three “Transporter” movies, toplining Jason Statham, grossed $238 million worldwide.