Disney+ jumps on ‘Ralph and Katie’
Keshet International (K) has closed a major multi-territory deal with Disney+ on “Ralph & Katie,” the new 6×30 comedy-drama from “The World.” The sale is part of a wider deal that includes all three “The A Word” BBC One dramas. Disney+ has licensed multiple rights to both titles across Europe, (excluding the UK), the Middle East and Africa.
“The A Word” is available in the Nordics and Belgium on Disney+. Starting in November, it is scheduled for Portugal, Italy, Spain and France, followed by Germany, Austria and Switzerland with a new year start. “Ralph and Katie” will debut in early 2023.
“Being part of the team helped Keren Margalit’s ‘Yellow Pepper’ is a renaissance of a beautiful family drama set in Israel, a BBC One drama that has sold to more than 80 territories and created its own spin-off, he says, which is incredibly satisfying. Karen Shahar, KI’s COO and President of Distribution. “We’re really excited because buyers are as captivated by Leon and Sarah’s show as we are.”
Produced by ITV Studios and Keshet UK in association with Tiger Aspect for BBC One, “Ralph & Katie” is a feel-good comedy set in the first year of marriage. “The A Word” is based on “Yellow Pepper,” an Israeli series written by Keren Margalit and created for Keshet Broadcasting.
KI is returning to Cannes with its largest delegation since 2019. New titles include the biopic mini-films “Cuba Libre,” “The Winter of Sorrow” and “Too Much Love.”
Cineflix pre-orders ‘The Last King’
Cineflix Rights has pre-sold Helium’s ten-episode Australian crime drama “The Last Crusade.” Making a star Tim RothThe company announced that the series will be broadcast exclusively in all Sky territories in Italy, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Germany.
Inspiration John Ibrahim A best-selling biography of his rise from poverty-stricken immigrant to Australian nightclub king, “The Last King of the Crusades” tells the story of two brothers who fight each other as they rise to power.
Set in Sydney’s Kings Cross in the 1980s and 1990s, the cast includes Lincoln Younes (“Grand Hotel”, “Tangle”), Claude Jabor (“Eden,” “Stateless”), and Kalan Mulvi (“300: Rise of an Empire”). Cineflix Rights is the exclusive international distribution partner.
Acquisition of rights
Atresmedia Televisión acquired the rights to the “Password” word-guessing games at Mipcom. A new adaptation of the format will be produced locally by Fremantle Spain. The format is the highlight of the Fremantle entertainment board on the market.
“Password” was previously revived by NBC in the US, where he starred Jimmy Fallon and hosted by Keke Palmer. The renewed series debuts the summer premiere of a new unscripted series of the most-watched series on US broadcast networks.
Steve Jones goes further
Current television executive Steve Jones joined More than rightLondon-based team to fill the newly created role, such as SVP of Development. His brief is to develop a series of ideas for popular facts that will meet the needs of the market. Jones has worked as a commissioning editor and executive producer, entertainment and factual, at Sky 1 in the UK and Australia. Executive Producer, Reality and Reality Entertainment at Discovery Networks Europe; Development Executive and Series Producer at CJZ Productions; and Executive Producer and Development Executive at Endemol Southern Star. He also co-founded Big little fish television In the year In 2019, the UK indie had been running together for over two years.
Back to space
Australia SLR products award-winning original CGI animated series has announced production on season two;Space Nova” b ABC ME. The 15 x 22-minute season received significant production support from both Screen Australia and the Children’s Television Foundation of Australia Also create development funding from ABC ME and NSW. “Space Nova” works with Giggle Garage in Malaysia and internationally ZDF studiosWith ACTF representing the series across Australia and New Zealand. Targeting an international audience of six to ten year olds, the first season will be sold to broadcasters or streamers in Germany, England, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Poland, the US, Singapore, East Asia, Indonesia and Brazil.
SLR gives the intro line: “On the brink of their greatest mission ever – a trip to the mysterious Stardustian planet – the Novas’ ship is nearly destroyed, throwing them off course and inexplicably losing their new friend, Ziggy.” Now, in order to find Ziggy and solve the ‘universal imbalance’, the Novas must challenge everything they thought they knew about space: see the unseen, know the unknown, and discover the undiscovered.
The last roar of the lion
Sea PlasIndia’s joint production and development arm Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., announced “The last roar of the lionAs a recent collaboration product with the United Kingdom Storyteller. series, distributed internationally by IMFIt is currently in production and will be available in March 2023. The two-part premium documentary is filmed in 4K and explores the topic of lion conservation. India is the only country outside Africa where lions live in the wild, but their numbers have plummeted. Zee Plus and Talesmith have previously partnered on “Earth Life: From Space” and “Earth Life: Human Age” for Zee Entertainment and Smithsonian Networks.
“The New Abolitionists,” Documentary by Christina Zorich, the Oscar qualifier begins Friday at the Laemmle Monica Film Center in Santa Monica. The film follows Zoerich’s journey throughout Southeast Asia in Cambodia and Thailand as they try to end human trafficking. The film is presented as part of Kat Kramer’s Films That Change the World, a selection of films that raise awareness of important social issues, by Catherine Kramer.
Singapore Asian TV platform and market In partnership with the streamer is to start two pitching sessions. They saw it.Looking at the Indonesian market, with another Warner Bros. Discovery Looking for drama concepts for the Thai market. Finalists from both fields will present their ideas to industry veterans as part of the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) at ATF (December 7 to 9, 2022) at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. Infocom Media Development Authority. The market has previously announced other pitching sessions covering animation, formats, Chinese content and IP acceleration.