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  • Ricky Gervais is working on a second series of After Life
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  • Work has begun on a second series of Matt Berry's Victorian cop comedy Year of the Rabbit
  • Filming has started on the Gavin & Stacey comeback Christmas special.

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9 August, 2019

A comedy-horror series about paranormal investigators starring Nick Frost and Simon Pegg, will debut on Amazon Prime Video, which has landed international rights to the show and will launch it as an original.

The project is the first series from its stars' Sony-backed production company, Stolen Picture. Pegg and Frost are co-writing with Nat Saunders and James Serafinowicz who executive produce and Jim Field Smith will direct.

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Film in Production

Mulan

Prod Comp:
  Walt Disney Studios
Date:
  2019
Status:
  In Production

Set in Ancient China, a young maiden disguises herself as a male warrior who is desperate to save her father.

The SpongeBob Movie

Prod Comp:
  Paramount Pictures
Date:
  2019
Status:
  In Production

Final instalment of the popular Nickelodeon TV series. SpongeBob and Patrick go on a rescue mission to save Gary.

Wonder Woman 1984

Prod Comp:
  Warner Bros
Date:
  2018
Status:
  In Production

Wonder Woman returns in this follow up around 70 years after the first film. Set in 1984 with a Cold War thrust.

Recent TV Commissions

Elizabeth is Missing

Title:
  Elizabeth is Missing
Channel:
  BBC 1
Genre:
  Drama
Prod Comp:
  STV Productions
Description:
  BBC One feature length adaptation of the best selling novel by Emma Healey.
Duration:
  1x90mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Great American Travels

Title:
  Great American Travels
Channel:
  ITV1
Genre:
  Travel
Prod Comp:
  Wonder
Description:
  Billy Connolly travels to little-visited parts of the US to explore the migratory journey of the Scots.
Duration:
  3x60mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Holocaust Denial: A History With Da

Title:
  Holocaust Denial: A History With Da
Channel:
  BBC 2
Genre:
  Factual
Prod Comp:
  BBC Studios
Description:
  David Baddiel is to make a BBC documentary about Holocaust denial.
Duration:
  1x60mins
Status:
  Pre Production

We've Got A Pill for That

Title:
  We've Got A Pill for That
Channel:
  Radio 4
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  BBC Studios
Description:
  Stephen Mangan and Sian Clifford star in a new radio comedy set in the world of pharmaceuticals
Duration:
  1x60mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Muzlamic

Title:
  Muzlamic
Channel:
  BBC 3
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  BBC Studios
Description:
  A one-off pilot from Muslim comedians Ali Shahalom and Aatif Nawaz will drop on BBC Three on July 22
Duration:
  1x30mins
Status:
  Pre Production

In My Skin Series 1

Title:
  In My Skin Series 1
Channel:
  BBC 3
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  BBC Studios
Description:
  The BBC has commissioned a full series about a teenage girl whose mother has been sectioned.
Duration:
  6x30mins
Status:
  Pre Production

King Gary Series 1

Title:
  King Gary Series 1
Channel:
  BBC 2
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  Avalon
Description:
  BBC One have picked up Tom Davis's sitcom King Gary for a series.
Duration:
  6x30mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Not Going Out

Title:
  Not Going Out
Channel:
  BBC 1
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  Avalon
Description:
  The BBC has ordered three more series of Not Going Out - taking it into its 13th season.
Duration:
  8x30mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Events

BAFTA Guru Live

Rich Mix, London

Date:
  14-15th September

The place to be to learn from BAFTA-winners, industry professionals and up-and-coming talent!

Contact:
  www.bit.ly/2Z9cngN

TV Networking

Covent Garden

Date:
  12th September

Join us at an exclusive Central London venue to hear from two more top programme-makers.

Contact:
  www.bit.ly/tvn-sept-2019