In production

Smooth sailing

Buccaneer Media joint CEOs Tony Wood and Richard Tulk-Hart tell DQ about the creative ethos behind the Marcella producer, with contributions from writers Irvine Welsh, Julie Wassmer and Hans Rosenfeldt.

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Tell me more

Based on Julia Navarro’s novel, Spanish drama Dime Quién Soy (Tell Me Who I Am) charts one woman’s extraordinary journey though some of the 20th century’s most notable moments. Creator José Manuel Lorenzo and director Eduard Cortés tell DQ about making the series.

STAR POWER

Inside man

Star Wars actor John Boyega discusses taking the lead in Red, White & Blue, the third film in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology, which tells the true story of a young black man who joins the police to combat racist attitudes from within.

Ones to Watch

Series to Watch: December 2020

DQ checks out the upcoming schedules to pick out 10 new dramas to watch this December, from  a Stephen King adaptation and a Bryan Cranston-led thriller to two epic Spanish historical dramas.

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Mob rule

The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire writer Terence Winter joins producers Sherry Marsh and Chris Albrecht to talk about their upcoming project Tokyo Underworld, based on the true story of an American soldier who becomes a gangland leader in post-Second World War Japan.

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Russia’s Reasons

257 Reasons to Live stars Polina Maksimova and Egor Koreshkov and creator Alexey Lyapichev tell DQ about this Russian dramedy in which a terminal cancer patient looks to complete her extensive bucket list.

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Double trouble

Virginie Brac, creator and writer of French drama Cheyenne & Lola, and director Eshref Reybouck reveal the influences behind this story of two women who form a ruthless duo on a mission to take on the criminal underworld.

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In the Red

Halina Reijn, one of the stars of Dutch series Red Light, and directors Wouter Bouvijn and Anke Blondé speak to DQ about making the thriller, in which three women are drawn together through the dark world of prostitution.

Job Description

Job Description: Intimacy coordinator

Intimacy coordinator Vanessa Coffey discusses her role working on television series and how it has changed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

SHOWRUNNER

Who’s who

Acclaimed film director Luca Guadagnino discusses his first TV series, We Are Who We Are, a coming-of-age story about two American teenagers living on a US military base in Northern Italy.

STAR POWER

Playing Petra

Italian actor Paola Cortellesi speaks to DQ about her starring role in Petra, the Sky Italia detective drama based on the novels by Spanish author Alicia Giménez Bartlett.

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Hausen of horrors

Sky Deutschland embraces Germany’s roots in cinematic horror with Hausen, a haunted house story in which the inhabitants of a dilapidated tower block face their own fears – and something even more sinister lurking behind the walls.

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