LONDON - Helmer-producer Roland Emmerich is to develop a miniseries based on the life of Lawrence of Arabia for FremantleMedia Intl. Emmerich, best known for "Independence Day" and the upcoming…
CANNES — Canal Plus has nabbed Michael Hirst's series “Vikings.” Deal was unveiled on Monday at MipTV. Skein, helmed by Johan Renck, Ciaran Donnelly and Ken Girotti, averaged 5 million viewers on…
When you're making a show about Vikings, the horned helmet really is unavoidable.
Hitting it out of the ballpark on the first at-bat is the aim of any cable programmer looking to shift into scripted viability.
History's latest voyage into the scripted seas, "Vikings," is sort of an unrelenting cheese-fest, and as constructed, that's not a bad thing.
U.S.-based Swedish helmer and music video director Johan Renck is to oversee crime series "Forbrytare" (The Offenders) for pubcaster Swedish Television (SVT) -- his first on home turf.
"The Tudors" showrunner Michael Hirst is joining Germany's ZDF Enterprises and Munich-based Beta Film on "Alexander," an English-language event TV series about the Macedonian king who conquered much…
In little more than a year since its launch, Gaumont Intl. Television, the Los Angeles-based TV production and distribution arm of the Gallic movie studio, has launched three major series, with more…
French mini-major Gaumont is stepping into international TV production and distribution with the launch of Gaumont Intl. Television, an L.A.-based indie studio.
Showtime is developing an hourlong project from comicbook icon Stan Lee that tracks the life of a gay superhero.