Posts tagged with "FremantleMedia"

American Gods Series May Include Anansi Boys Characters

American Gods Series May Include Anansi Boys Characters
Loyal Neil Gaiman fans amongst you may remember that a couple of months ago, we reported that US cable network Starz had picked up a concept for a TV adaptation of American Gods, to be produced by FremantleMedia. With funding made available and the wheels of the project now set in motion, more news has broken regarding Gaiman’s own involvement in the series, and what – or perhaps whom – we might expect to see putting in appearances... 

Starz Takes On FremantleMedia’s American Gods Adaptation

Starz Takes On FremantleMedia’s American Gods Adaptation
Back in February, MCM Buzz reported that a TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods had been taken on by FremantleMedia after being dropped from development at HBO. This week, the show – still under the direction of FremantleMedia North America – has been picked by US cable network Starz. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Starz has “handed out a script-to-series commitment to the project”, with writer-producers... 

CBBC are Rebooting Danger Mouse

CBBC are Rebooting Danger Mouse
He’s the greatest, he’s fantastic and he’s finally making a comeback! It’s been announced that a reboot of iconic kids’ cartoon series Danger Mouse is set to air on CBBC more than 20 years after its cancellation in 1992. Created by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall of Cosgrove Hall animation studios (also responsible for producing Count Duckula, Chorlton and the Wheelies and Jamie and the Magic Torch), the original series... 

Zombies on Ramsay Street – New Neighbours Horror Web Series

Zombies on Ramsay Street – New Neighbours Horror Web Series
As part of an initiative to support YouTube content creators, Screen Australia are funding a five-part web series that will see the cast of Neighbours face a zombie apocalypse. The supernatural series is the bizarre brainchild of Neighbours production company FremantleMedia and 26-year-old Aussie vlogger Louna Maroun, who currently manages three YouTube channels with 140,000 subscribers in total. According to her, we can expect more humour than horror: ”It’s... 

Adapt All the Gaiman – American Gods & Anansi Boys Coming to a TV Near You

Adapt All the Gaiman – American Gods & Anansi Boys Coming to a TV Near You
Earlier this month, an adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s acclaimed fantasy novel American Gods was picked up by FremantleMedia, having been previously dropped from development by HBO for reasons unknown. News has also emerged that Anansi Boys – American Gods’ sort-of-sequel-but-not is also being made into a BBC mini-series by RED Productions. It was three months ago that HBO dropped American Gods. FremantleMedia, known mainly for entertainment... 
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