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All Kemps Are True

10 January, 2020

Rhys Thomas and the Kemp brothers are making a Spandau Ballet mockumentary for the BBC.

Following the success of the Bros documentary After The Screaming Stops, BBC 4 is making another spoof film about another pair of sibling pop stars from the 1980s: Spandau Ballet's Martin and Gary Kemp. Both brothers are taking part in the parody, which is now in production.

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Film in Production

Black Widow

Prod Comp:
  Marvel Studios
Date:
  TBC
Status:
  Production

Based on the Marvel Comics character Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff finds herself alone in a quest to confront her past.

Now You See Me 3

Prod Comp:
  Lionsgate
Date:
  TBC
Status:
  Post Production

Centred on a band of criminal magicians, the third instalment of this action thriller sees The Four Horsemen reunite, in order to pull off another heist.

Trolls World Tour

Prod Comp:
  Universal
Date:
  TBC
Status:
  Post Production

In this sequel to the 2016 hit, Poppy and Branch discover they belong to one of six different Troll tribes, which happen to be scattered over six different lands.

Cats

Prod Comp:
  Universal
Date:
  TBC
Status:
  Post Production

Based on Andrew Lloyd Webber's successful stage musical, this feature film centres on a tribe of cats called the Jellicles.

Recent TV Commissions

The Young Offenders S3

Title:
  The Young Offenders S3
Channel:
  BBC 2
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  Vico Films
Description:
  Chris Walley and Alex Murphy will return as incorrigible delinquents Jock and Conor
Duration:
  6x30mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Puckoon

Title:
  Puckoon
Channel:
  Radio 4
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  BBC Studios
Description:
  Ed Byrne is to star in a new adaptation of the Spike Milligan novel.
Duration:
  6x30mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Urban Myth

Title:
  Urban Myth
Channel:
  Sky Arts
Genre:
  Drama
Prod Comp:
  Sky Studios
Description:
  One-off comedy-drama about the infamous unmade bed installation by Tracey Emin
Duration:
  1x60mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Back to Life Series 1

Title:
  Back to Life Series 1
Channel:
  BBC 2
Genre:
  Comedy
Prod Comp:
  BBC Studios
Description:
  Daisy Haggard's black comedy is to return for a second series.
Duration:
  6x30mins
Status:
  Pre Production

Events

Creative Diversity Network

Bristol

Date:
  28th January

The CDN is coming to Bristol, to talk about the complexity of diversity and address and change how the industry works for everyone.

Contact:
  www.bit.ly/30rXKqc

BAFTA Guru Live

Cardiff

Date:
  21st March

Want to get ahead in film or TV? Get inspired at Guru Live - a jam packed festival with industry masterclasses, panels and Q&As just for you!

Contact:
  www.bit.ly/2ubMC4Q

Next Gen Production

ITV, London

Date:
  6th February

Be first to hear the findings of exclusive new research from the Digital Production Partnership into ten companies transforming the production process.

Contact:
  www.bit.ly/2NBa6Ha

Roundhouse TV Networking

Camden

Date:
  2nd April

Meet established industry professionals and extend your network of filmmakers at Roundhouse's film and TV networking event.

Contact:
  www.bit.ly/2R1yy7d