Netflix Greenlights Swedish Comedy ‘One Extra Time’ Starring Hedda Stiernstedt
Netflix has greenlit a Groundhog Day-esque Swedish comedy movie from Pupil Academy Award-winning Jonatan Etzler starring Beforeigners’ Hedda Stiernstedt. In One Extra Time, Amelia, performed by Stiernstedt, is hit by a bus on the night time of her fortieth birthday and wakes up again in 2002, on her 18th birthday, with the possibility to relive her greatest day and make her life the right imaginative and prescient of what she’d supposed it to be. However when she begins to get up repeatedly on this similar day, she has to determine the important thing to what she wants to repair, as a way to actually go away the previous behind and return to the current day. Airing subsequent 12 months, the characteristic is written by Tove Forsman and Sofie Forsman (Younger Royals, The Playlist) and directed by Etzler who gained a Pupil Academy Award for the brief movie Get Prepared with Me. “The timing for a retrospect look-back on the early 2000s feels proper and diving into that period is crammed with a lot pleasure,” mentioned Stiernstedt.
Crimson Arrow Worldwide Hires Keshet Exec Rose Hughes
Married at First Sight agency Crimson Arrow Studios Worldwide has employed Keshet Worldwide’s Rose Hughes as VP, Gross sales for the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Based mostly in London, she is overseeing English-speaking territories, working carefully with Crimson Arrow’s scripted and unscripted acquisitions groups. Hughes spent six years at Keshet Worldwide, the place she most just lately held the place of VP Gross sales (International/Pan-Regional, North America, UK, Nordics). Hughes commenced her function yesterday (July 4) and reviews into President and Managing Director Tim Gerhartz. “The chance to work with the proficient crew to drive partnerships in English-speaking markets for manufacturers like Married at First Sight and upcoming gems like CBC’s Plan B and NPO3’s My New Thriller Job is one I can’t wait to get caught into.” She started her profession at doc and information distributor Journeyman Footage, earlier than spells at DRG and BBC Worldwide.
Canal+’s ‘Marie Antoinette’ Sells To Australia
Australia’s BBC First has picked up Canal+’s historic pic Marie Antoinette, which is created by Oscar-nominated The Favorite scribe Deborah Davis. The present from Banijay Studios France, CAPA Drama and Les Gens tells the story of the avant-garde younger queen. She might be performed by Emilia Schüle (Ku’damm 56/ 63). The information comes just a few months after the present was pre-sold to UK community BBC Two. “Boasting excellent surroundings and performances, Marie Antoinette is continuous to achieve robust traction worldwide,” mentioned Kell Hoddinott, Banijay Rights VP Gross sales, Australia and New Zealand, who oversaw the deal.
All3Media Worldwide Indicators Nent’s Elin Thomas & Promotes Gross sales Execs
Distributor All3Media Worldwide has signed Nent Studios Gross sales EVP Elin Thomas to cowl French-speaking Europe, whereas selling Gross sales Managers Peta Sykes, Ben Packwood and Jonathan Hughes to VPs for his or her respective areas. Thomas has been consulting on the combination of Nent UK’s titles with All3Media Worldwide’s because the latter acquired the previous’s catalogue and she is going to now tackle the everlasting SVP function from Graham Spencer, who’s retiring this month. Reporting to Stephen Driscoll, EVP EMEA, and primarily based on the firm’s London workplace, she may have extra obligations for pan-territory format gross sales in EMEA. Thomas began her profession at BBC Worldwide earlier than transferring to Ardour Distribution then Nent. In the meantime, Sykes, Packwood and Hughes, the three promoted gross sales execs, will oversee Scandinavia, Jap & Central Europe and Germany, Benelux, Austria & Switzerland respectively.