‘Reluctant Traveler’ Producer Twofour Staffs Up — World Briefs


Twofour Hires ‘007: Highway To A Million’ Producer & ‘Circle’ Exec

UK producer Twofour has made a pair of hires and promoted a number of execs in and round its senior administration. Karen Hudson, whose credit embody 007: Highway to a Million and The Grand Tour, has been named Head of Manufacturing. Dan Grey shall be Government Producer, Actuality and Leisure, having beforehand labored on the likes of The Circle and UK variations of the Actual Housewives franchise. Elsewhere, Artistic Director David Clews has been upped to Chief Artistic Director, with exec producer Nic Patten stepping as much as Artistic Director. Shireen Abbott has been promoted to Director of Manufacturing and Operations. Twofour is notable for being the primary producer within the ITV Studios secure to land an unscripted collection on Apple TV+, The Reluctant Traveler with Eugene Levy, and ITVX’s first actuality order, Loaded in Paradise.

Cineflix Brings Kurt Cobain Doc To Ultimate MIPTV

Cineflix Rights has picked up a slate of exhibits forward of the ultimate MIPTV subsequent week, together with a single doc about Kurt Cobain. The UK-based distributor has acquired gross sales rights to BBC Two’s Moments That Shook Music: Kurt Cobain, which tells the story of the occasions surrounding the grunge icon’s tragic dying in 1994. Cineflix can even be promoting Ramses the Nice: King of Historic Egypt, a six-part doc collection from France; Canadian prehistoric historical past single Little Sapiens; Lady within the Video, a Lifetime true crime telemovie starring Cush Jumbo set on the earth of on-line criminals; and Crimes of Vogue: Killer Clutch, which is for the Hallmark Channel about an American psychologist who will get caught up in a homicide investigation after touchdown a dream job serving to a French firm put together for Paris Vogue Week.

APC Studios Hires Julie Mateille As Gross sales Chief

France’s APC Studios has named Julie Mateille as its Head of Worldwide Gross sales. The previous All3Media Worldwide and Paramount World gross sales exec will lead each the APC Studios and APC Youngsters gross sales groups. She was most lately Director, Content material Distribution and Partnership at Paris-based Animaj. She has additionally held senior roles at Mediawan Youngsters & Household and Lagardère. She joins founders Emmanuelle Gilbert and Laurent Boissel at APC forward of MIPTV, which begins on Monday. APC is thought for financing and promoting exhibits reminiscent of Hulu and RTÉ co-production Obituary, BBC drama Wolf and Sundance Now, Channel 4 and S4c drama The Gentle within the Corridor.

ITV Greenlights UK Model Of ’99 To Beat’

ITV is making a model of Belgian gameshow 99 To Beat from Large Brother maker Preliminary. The present sees 100 gamers face off in distinctive and hilarious video games with only one rule: ‘Don’t come final.’ After every spherical, one participant will get eradicated with just one individual taking the highest prize on the finish of the sport. The present originated on Belgium’s VRT and has offered to the likes of The Netherlands and Germany. Belgian gross sales home Primitives struck the deal. “We’re actually enthusiastic about 99 To Beat coming to the UK viewers,” stated Simone de Pruyssenaere de la Woestyne, Director Gross sales & Acquisitions. “Its extremely entertaining format grounded in a easy, but compelling premise is its greatest asset.”