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King Gary Series 1

14 June, 2019

BBC One have picked up Tom Davis's sitcom King Gary for a series. The team behind Murder In Successville begin production on the comedy this weekend following a successful pilot that aired at Christmas.

The loosely autobiographical, 'warm-hearted family sitcom' stars former scaffolder Davis as builder Gary King, struggling to achieve social acceptance and material success in competitive suburbia.

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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.

Death on the Nile

Prod Comp:
  20th Century Fox
Date:
  2019
Status:
  In Production

A detective is on a vacation in Egypt and becomes involved in a love triangle gone murderously bad.

Sherlock Holmes 3

Prod Comp:
  Warner Bros
Date:
  2019
Status:
  In Production

The continuation of the Holmes blockbuster series to once again be directed by Guy Ritchie

Recent TV Commissions

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

What We Do In The Shadows S2

Title:
  What We Do In The Shadows S2
Channel:
  BBC 2
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  FX Channel
Description:
  The mockumentary with vampires sharing a house in Staten Island New York.
Duration:
  10x30mina
Status:
  Pre Production

Shopping With Keith Lemon

Title:
  Shopping With Keith Lemon
Channel:
  ITV2
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  Talkback
Description:
  A new chat show but taking place on shopping trips rather than on a sofa.
Duration:
  8x30mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Taskmaster Series 8

Title:
  Taskmaster Series 8
Channel:
  Dave
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  Avalon
Description:
  Greg Davies and Alex Horne are back setting challenges for a new batch of comedians.
Duration:
  8x30mins
Status:
  Post Production

Our Happy Valley Life

Title:
  Our Happy Valley Life
Channel:
  Channel 5
Genre:
  Docu-Sitcom
Prod Comp:
  Story Films
Description:
  Follows a family through a number of relatable situations such as a meeting of in-laws.
Duration:
  2x60mins
Status:
  Pre Production

In State Of The Union

Title:
  In State Of The Union
Channel:
  BBC 2
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  See-Saw Films
Description:
  A couple meet in a pub immediately before their weekly marital therapy session.
Duration:
  10x10mins
Status:
  Post production

Events

Media Production Show

Olympia, London

Date:
  11-12th June

MPS is the event for anyone working in the creative industries, across the genres of television, films, documentaries, commercials, music videos and more.

Contact:
  www.bit.ly/2WiLNPP