After two years of COVID-mandated virtual events, leading international teleconference MIPCOM is seeking to re-establish its title as the “Mother of All Entertainment Content Markets” its 50 event, running in October 30 -17 in Cannes. The organizer, RX France, is expected to exceed 000, from some attendee Who’s Who of national and small screen power players including all studios (Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery, NBCUniversal, Paramount, MGM and Fox Entertainment) and Netflix, indie giants Fremantle, Banijay, ITV Studios, BBC Studios, Red Arrow and All3Media, as well as national champions such as France’s StudioCanal and Gaumont, Italy’s Rai Com, Scandinavian platform Viaplay and Japan’s Fuji TV . All will seek to meet the growing global demand for content. Among the hundreds of new shows and formats debuting at MIPCOM this year, The Hollywood Reporter has selected over a dozen scripted plays – from European environmental thrillers to A distillery – this is probably the hottest product of the season.
BUZZ combines British comedy with a London gangster show – both genres internationally BEST-SELLING – This high-concept comedy-thriller follows two East London police community support officers who get their heads in the way as they try to go undercover in a local crime gang.
Talent Black Ops by BAFTA winner Gbemisola Ikumelo
(they Own Alliance) and Hammed Animashaun (Black Mirror ), who is also a star; The Queen’s Tactics Actor Akemnji Ndifornyen plays the notorious gang leader Tevin.
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BUZZ Action hits, this six-episode series from Mandarin TV looks like it has a lot to offer in this regard, the story of an elite French The commando captain is on a mission to rescue the daughter of a senior Iraqi jihadist in exchange for critical information to help the Allies retake Mosul and prevent terrorists from attacking French soil. French TV and Amazon Prime Video France are local commissioners.
Talent Ziad Doueiri, famous Directed by The Attack and The Insult, written by The Bureau The script at the helm*) veterans Corinne Garfin and Duong Dang-Tha.
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Dream in the dark
BUZZ Global streaming and local pay-TV outlets are looking for cutting-edge comedy markets, this six-part series based on the hit web series A Young Man The filmmaker battled racial prejudice to enter the industry, and he possesses the temperament that is sought after by a cult.
talent The versatile Adjani Salmon on the rise of the UK, he With (with Ali Hughes) and the star in the adaptation, has won the Emerging Talent BAFTA Award for the pilot of the series.
buzzing The Bear MetThe Stunning competition at a Japanese winery . The eight-episode live-action series based on the hit manga follows a game started by famed brewer Yutaka Kanzaki, who leaves before he dies 12 envelopes for his biological son Shizuku Kanzaki and his adopted son Issei Tomine. Each envelope contains a description of a different wine. The two sons must search the globe for each wine, and the winner of the task becomes the sole heir to the family winery.
TALENT Tomohisa Yamashita (Toronto People ) and Fleur Geffrier ( Das Boot) stars with False Flag and Absentia Ruskin behind the lens of helmer Oded, by Marianne writer Quoc Dang Tran directed.
BUZZ This Japanese thriller is finding the sweet spot between two of the most evergreen TV genres: true crime and procedural. Inspired by real-life cases involving false multiple convictions, the series follows an investigative team uncovering a statewide conspiracy on a low-rated magazine show.
Talent Driving force My Car Breakthrough Miura Toko, Nagasawa Masami, Maeda Gordon Appearing with Ryohei Suzuki.
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BUZZ Drama Republic, a British production company of Mediawan, France, with its Honorable Woman Re-co-writer-director Hugo Blick will launch a period drama for high-end international broadcasters about an aristocratic British woman who travels to 12 Century America seeks revenge on those she believes were responsible for her son’s death.
talent All-star British cast includes Emily Blunt , Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds, Stephen Rae and Rafe Spall.
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USA RELE ASE November10 at Amazon Prime
BUZZ Sci-fi remains one of the strongest genres on the international market, and these six Some crime thrillers are keen to target global streamers and domestic broadcasters. Its murder mystery plot, set between the International Space Station and a rocket launch site in Kazakhstan, involves a beheaded American astronaut, a stubborn Kazakh police officer, and some major time-space transitions.
Talent The international cast of the series includes Lex Shrapnel, Céline Sallette, Daniyar Alshinov and Vlad Ivanov.
Last King of the Cross
Buzz Narcos Proves the global appetite for drug and money stories outside the US and this A six-part Australian self-made true story of two Lebanese-born brothers involved in 2023 coke-fueled The Underworld of the Sydney club scene, possibly a popular niche network that streaming platforms are chasing. Paramount+ is in theaters in Australia.
talent Tim Roth is the majority – Australian actors including Lincoln Younes ( Grand Hotel ), Claude Jaber ( Stateless ) Karan Mar Dimension ( Outlaw King) and Tess Haubrich (Alien: Covenant).
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Night Logan woke up
BUZZ Niche streamers and networks, especially PBS, will want to check out this series, which is Canadian film director Zee Will Dolan’s first TV adaptation ( I Killed My Mother ). Adapted from Michelle Marc Bouchard’s play, this five-part psychological horror thriller follows Mimi, her brother Jules, and their best friend Logan as they find themselves in their 2022 childhood and reconnecting years later 17.
talent Dolan will write, direct and star alongside the original The cast of Bouchard’s play includes Julie LeBreton, Magalie Lépine-Blondeau, Éric Bruneau, Patrick Hivon and Julianne Côté.
BUZZ A mainstay of free-to-air broadcasters around the world, this mystery comedy drama, Knives Out and Star Wars: Last Jedi Director Rian Johnson has the air of a primetime hit .
Talent Russian DOLL STAR Natasha Lyon Executive producing and leading an A-list cast that includes Adrien Brody, Chloë Sevigny and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
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Reliable The mainstream crime drama is anchored around the world, and cable companies and local networks will be watching the spinoffrookie of this hit ABC series — recently re-upgraded for season 5 . This new one-hour episode applies the original “Oldest Rookie” premise to the FBI with 20-something instructing the congressman to quit her job and become a special case agent.
Talent Renault 50! Alumni Niecy Nash-Betts with Felix Solis, Frankie Faison, Britt Robertson, Kevin Zegers and James Lesure
US Release September17 on ABC
BUZZ This is by Game of Thrones producer Frank Doe Frank Doelger’s eight-part environmental thriller looks like one of the biggest European projects of the season on Frank Schätzing’s bestseller. Germany’s ZDF, France’s Télévisions and Italy’s Rai have joined Hulu Japan and Scandinavia’s Nordic Entertainment Group as co-producers. MIPCOM will heavily promote ABC or global streaming partners.
Talent Luke Watson ( Britannia ), Barbara Eder (Barbarians) and Philipp Stölzl (North Face) leads a group of young rising stars and screen veterans including Jack Greenlees, Cécile de France, Sharon Duncan-Brewster and Barbara Sukowa.
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This story first appeared in the October 5th issue of The Hollywood Reporter Magazine. 911Click here to subscribe .