Monday, March 27, 2017

Investor news

Variety reports 'exclusively' that former BBC Director of Television Danny Cohen is investing in former BBC drama executives and their indie venture.

Access Entertainment, Danny's bit of Len Blavatnik's empire, is taking a 24.9% share in film and tv production company Bad Wolf, run by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner. The company is based in South Wales and Los Angeles, and its current pipeline includes His Dark Materials, for BBC1; A Discovery of Witches, as yet unplaced; and The Warlord Chronicles, with HBO.

Bad Wolf are trying to seal a deal with the Welsh Government, to turn a giant shed in Cardiff Bay into a studio for His Dark Materials, planned to run for five series.

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