Latido Films Boards ‘Born a King’ as Movie Mints Millions in Saudi Arabia, UAE (EXCLUSIVE)

BUENOS AIRES  —  Bringing onto the market what looks like by far the biggest new movie at Ventana Sur, Latido Films has acquired international sales rights to Agustí Villaronga’s “Born a King,” starring Ed Skrein, fresh off his star-turn in … Read more…

PBS Picks Up Euro Shows; Disney+ Hires International Exec; Aquarius Films Develop Oz Feature – Global Briefs

PBS has picked up British adventure series Expedition with Steve Backshall and European crime drama Vienna Blood. The U.S. public broadcaster has struck deals with Fremantle and Red Arrow International for the shows.  Expedition with Steve Backshall is a ten-part … Read more…

BBC Studios & Oxford Scientific Films Team With China International Television Corporation On Wildlife Doc Series

BBC Studios and ITV-backed Oxford Scientific Films have teamed with China International Television Corporation (CITVC) on a high-end documentary series that will explore China’s national parks. The British firms have partnered with the subsidiary of China Media Group, as well as EOS … Read more…

‘Barbarians Rising’ & ‘This Is Football’ Producer October Films’ Chairman Denman Rooke Departs After 24 Years

Denman Rooke is stepping down as executive chairman of October Films, the UK and U.S. production company known for making History’s Barbarians Rising. Rooke has worked at the production outfit for 24 years, first joining as a director in 1995, … Read more…