ITV Studios racks up pre-sales on 'The War Of The Worlds' drama

Screen | 10/15/2018 | Staff
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ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has unveiled a slew of pre-sales for its upcoming big-budget drama The War Of The Worlds as the Mipcom content market kicks off in Cannes.

A Mammoth Screen production for the BBC, co-produced with Creasun Media in association with Red Square, the series is based on an adaptation of H.G. Wells’ 1897 science-fiction classic by Peter Harness, whose credits include Wallander and Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.

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ITVS GE said it had achieved pre-sale deals covering more than 80 territories, including to France (TF1), Spain (Moviestar+), Italy (LaF via Sky Italy), Russia (Channel 1), Iceland (RUV), Finland (YLE) across the CEE via Epic Drama.

It has also been picked up by Foxtel in Australia, TVNZ in New Zealand and Blue Ant Media in Canada, while a deal in Africa with M-Net, means the show will be available in over 50 countries across the continent.

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”The War Of The Worlds is an internationally recognised story and this is the first British television adaptation of...
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