June 22, 2018

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BBC Orders Mallorca-Set Crime Drama for Daytime

***Image***BBC One has commissioned a ten-part crime drama set on the Spanish island of Mallorca for its daytime schedule in 2019, with partners in the U.S., Germany and France already on board the project.

The Mallorca Files follows two detectives, one British and one German, as they police the island. Dan Sefton, whose credits include The Good Karma Hospital and Trust Me, is showrunner and writer on the series. The Cosmopolitan Pictures and Clerkenwell Films co-pro will be distributed by BBC Studios. Cosmopolitan—the venture founded by Ben Donald—and BBC Studios have lined up partnerships with BritBox for the U.S. and Canada, ZDFneo in Germany and France 2. Casting is yet to be confirmed for the show, which begins production in November.
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AMC Renews The Terror

***Image***AMC has ordered a second season of its debut anthology series, The Terror, which is executive produced by Ridley Scott.

From Scott Free, Emjag Productions and Entertainment 360, season two of the AMC Studios production will be set during World War II, focusing on a Japanese-American community haunted by an uncanny specter from its home in Southern California to the internment camps to the war in the Pacific. Alexander Woo and Max Borenstein co-created the ten-episode second season and will executive produce. Woo, who has an overall deal at AMC, has also been tapped as showrunner. The show is slated to return in 2019 on AMC in the U.S. and globally. It will also air on Amazon Prime Video in select territories.
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Apple Orders Adaptation of Canal+ Series

***Image***The Canal+ short-form series Calls is being adapted for Apple, which also acquired the rights to the first season of the French original.

Apple has placed a straight-to-series ten-episode order for the show, which was created by Timothée Hochet. The Canal+ original offers up short stories through real-life audio sources and minimal visuals. The Apple version will be co-produced with Canal+.
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Netflix in Overall Deal with Daredevil Showrunner

Netflix has signed a multiyear overall deal with Steven S. DeKnight, who served as showrunner and executive producer on the platform’s Daredevil series.

DeKnight’s other credits include Spartacus and the feature film Pacific Rim Uprising. The writer, director and producer will develop series and other projects for the global streaming giant.
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