Planete Plus Orders Munich Hostage Thriller Doc
French broadcaster Planete Plus has commissioned factual political thriller “Munich: Of Video games and Blood” from Pernel Media to mark the 50th anniversary of the hostage disaster that rocked the Munich Olympic Video games on September 5, 1972. Written by Philippe Saada, Yossi Melman and cinematographer Marc Dugain, the doc is narrated by three protagonists current on the unique occasion the place Israeli athletes have been taken hostage by Palestinian Black September terrorists: an ex-terrorist, a member of the German police, and a Mossad agent. Doc combines this 360° perspective with archives of unique testimonies and revelations from declassified paperwork.
Government producers for Pernel Media are Fabrice Frank and Samuel Kissous. Characteristic doc was commissioned by Planete Plus’s Christine Cauquelin, head of documentaries, Canal Plus Group.
NBCU’s SYFY Sequence “The Ark” Bought to Electrical Leisure
Los Angeles-based Electrical Leisure has signed a multi-territory cope with NBCUniversal Worldwide Networks & Direct-To-Client for its SYFY U.S. unique tv sequence “The Ark.” These territories embody SYFY in France, Spain and Portugal and SCIFI within the Balkans and Poland. The deal additionally extends to the licensing of “Leverage: Redemption” (Season 2), “Virtually Paradise” (Season 2), “13th Avenue” and “Diva” in choose territories. Ordered straight to sequence for 12 episodes by SYFY within the U.S., “The Ark” takes place 100 years sooner or later when planetary colonization missions have begun to assist safe the survival of the human race. Sequence is presently filming in Belgrade, Serbia.
Norway Pubcaster NRK Commissions Leonard Cohen Dramatic Sequence
Norwegian pubcaster NRK has commissioned London-based Buccaneer Media and Oslo-headquartered Redpoint Productions to provide dramatic sequence “So Lengthy, Marianne,” primarily based on the lives of iconic folksinger Leonard Cohen and his muse, Marianne Ihlen.
NRK retains the rights to distribute the (8 x 45’) English/Norwegian-language sequence for Norway in addition to in Scandinavia. Sequence takes place in Ihlen’s dwelling in Oslo in addition to London, New York and Montreal, with most of it set on the Greek island of Hydra, the place they lived in the course of the Sixties. Developed by Ingeborg Klyve, Øystein Karlsen and Tony Wooden and written by Redpoint’s Øystein Karlsen, “So Lengthy, Marianne” might be co-produced along with Connect3 Media, which is able to facilitate the Canadian parts of the manufacturing. Manufacturing begins February 2023.
Zee Content material Unveils MipTV Slate
Mumbai-based Zee Content material Gross sales is unveiling a MipTV slate replete with household, romance, costume dramas and motion movies. The licensing and syndication arm of Zee Leisure Enterprises Restricted (ZEEL), which touts one of many world’s largest libraries of artistic and broadcasting leisure content material, is bringing 40 new exhibits launched over the previous two years. Mentioned Ashok Namboodiri, chief enterprise officer on worldwide enterprise at ZEEL: “MIPTV 2022 will set the pattern for all upcoming marketplaces within the 12 months with trade gamers wanting ahead to as soon as once more community ‘in individual.’” Zee’s lineup contains Bollywood motion movies led by “Sooryavanshi,” “Sanak,” “Squad,” “URI – The Surgical Strike”; sports activities & drama – “Rashmi Rocket,” and top-rated drama sequence: “Bhagya Lakshmi,” “Kundali Bhagya”; costume – “Kashibai Bajirao Ballal” and culinary & life-style – “Baker’s Desk.”
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