ITV abandons its first look at ‘The Ipcress File’
ITV offered the first look at The Ipcress file, his adaptation of the spy novel by Len Deighton, which inspired the 1965 Michael Caine film of the same name. Written by BAFTA Laureate Trainspotting writer John Hodge, the cast is led by London gangs and Peaky Blinders star Joe Cole, alongside Bohemian Rhapsody actress Lucy Boynton and The Night Manager’s Tom Hollander. The Ipcress file is the first major project hosted by Altitude Television by Will Clarke and Andy Mayson, a production arm of UK film and television company Altitude Media Group. Filming is underway and other actors include Ashley Thomas (NYPD Blue), Joshua James (Industry), David Dencik (McMafia) and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (Murders in Dublin).
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BBC Studios Inhale BBC Kids
BBC Studios has announced that BBC Children’s Production will be part of the commercial arm. The civil service division is at the origin of shows, in particular Blue stone and My mom Tracy Beaker, and under BBC Studios, it will be able to present its shows to broadcasters and streamers around the world. BBC Global News will also be integrated with the BBC studios. BBC chief executive Tim Davie said the measures were part of plans to boost business income. “The BBC’s business activity will become even more important in the future as we expand our business disciplines into new areas, such as children’s production, and despite a tough market, we seek to get the best out of it. possible return on all our assets. This increases the value for license fee payers and stimulates the creative economy at large, ”he said.
Fox Nation hosts “ A Year on Planet Earth ”
Fox Nation, the streaming service of Fox News Media in the US and ARD in Germany, has joined ITV to co-produce Plimsoll Productions’ natural history series A year on planet Earth. ITV Studios negotiated the deals for the show, which is narrated by Stephen Fry and is inspired by the most compelling and dramatic stories from around the world. It is presented as a new narrative approach, showcasing the many wonders of the world, revealing the incredible ways all life is connected and how massive natural events affect the lives of individual animals.