'Downton Abbey' vets Zoe Boyle and Iain Glen will also join the cast.
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The U.S. and French arms of Blighty's ITV Studios are teaming to co-produce docu-reality show "It Girls" (working title).
Sundance Channel has taken exclusive pay TV rights to "Rectify" in several countries, as the web strengthens its scripted programming.
Cult kids' classic "Thunderbirds" are go again, 50 years after the puppet show bowed in the U.K. and took the world by storm.
ITV Studios and Netflix have agreed a multi-year deal for a package of British drama acquired by the VOD operator's services in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.
Top producers also on board to help sell top drama series
U.K. terrestrial web ITV is hoping another Edwardian drama can repeat the success of "Downton Abbey" as it announced a 10% growth in revenue at its production arm in 2011.
Japanese pubcaster NHK has acquired new Agatha Christie series from ITV Studios Global Entertainment, the international distribution arm of U.K. web ITV.
Canadian pubcaster CBC has reupped its contract to license U.K. blue-collar soap "Coronation Street."
ITV Studios has tapped NBCUniversal's international production vice prexy Mike Beale for the newly created gig of director of international formats.