Worldwide TV sales and distribution company Red Arrow International will be taking the new BBC One drama The Escape Artist starring David Tennant to MIPCOM in October. The thriller will be one of the fiction highlights which it will be presenting for sale to international broadcasters, increasing the likelihood of it being shown in other countries.
Other offerings include Lilyhammer starring Steve van Zandt (Netflix) and the new adaptation of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot with Dustin Hoffman and Dame Judy Dench. Jens Richter, Managing Director of Red Arrow International said of the company's line up: “What you see is what you get: program brands with a strong vision! Dame Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Stevie Van Zandt, David Tennant – our fiction slate is bursting with incredible talent in front of and behind the camera."
MIPCOM (7-10 October) is the year’s most anticipated global market for entertainment content across all platforms. Each autumn, the industry’s leaders converge in
for four days of meetings, screenings, conferences and programme deals.
The Escape Artist (produced by Endor Productions for BBC One): Will Burton is a defence lawyer who specialises in getting people out of tight legal corners. But when his talents acquit the prime suspect in a horrific murder trial, his brilliance comes back to bite him. Starring David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda) and Ashley Jensen (Extras).
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