Category: REMADE ABROAD
Deepak Dhar, founder and CEO of Banijay Asia, reveals how hit BBC series The Night Manager, based on the novel by John le Carré, was translated for Indian audiences.
Showrunner Howard Gordon, star Michael Chiklis, director Marlee Matlin and the team behind US drama Accused outline how they have adapted Jimmy McGovern’s British anthology series to tackle themes of race, power, identity and truth.
Producer Clara Machado and Jerry Rodriguez, head of scripted at Mexico’s Endemol Shine Boomdog, reveal how classic US sitcom I Love Lucy has been given a modern twist in Spanish-language comedy Todo Por Lucy.
A unified Korea provides the unique backdrop to Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area, an adaptation of Spanish sensation La Casa de Papel (Money Heist). Writer Ryu Yong-Jae tells DQ about his love of the original and creating the world of this remake.
Writer John Morton and the cast of Ten Percent reveal how they overcame adaptation anxiety and called in a host of A-list cameos to make this English-language series inspired by French hit Dix Pour Cent (Call My Agent).
The cast and creative team behind Sky drama The Rising talk about the show’s eye-catching blend of crime and the supernatural in this English-language adaptation of Belgian hit Beau Séjour.
The creative team behind Australian drama The Twelve reveal how a Flemish-language series inspired this exploration of the dynamics and relationships between strangers brought together to determine a criminal trial.
Five Britons go on the run after the son of an American businesswoman is kidnapped in Apple TV+ thriller Suspicion. Showrunner Rob Williams explains how this adaptation of Israeli series False Flag raises the stakes.
The cast and creative team behind Kenyan drama Single Kiasi (Single-ish) reveal how they relocated South African series Unmarried to Nairobi to tell the stories of three young women dealing with the challenges of marriage, relationships and friendship.
The makers of Netflix original Call My Agent Bollywood reveal how they brought this Indian adaptation of French comedy-drama Dix Pour Cent to the screen.
Call My Agent star Anne Marivin and director Didier Le Pêcheur tell DQ about their partnership on the set of Rebecca, the French remake of British drama Marcella, in which a detective hunts a serial killer while suffering from devastating blackouts.
Director Eduard Parri breaks down his approach to filming Awake, a Russian drama based on the US series of the same name about a police officer stuck between two realities in which either his wife or son are dead.
Director Eric Toledano opens up about producing En Thérapie, the French adaptation of Israel’s BeTipul (In Treatment), and reveals why this quiet series is the perfect antidote to an increasingly fast-paced world.
Gone Girl writer Gillian Flynn is bringing her take on British conspiracy thriller Utopia to Amazon Prime Video. The showrunner and executive producer Sharon Levy tell DQ about why the series is more important – and prescient – than ever.
Executive producers Ömer Özgüner and Ümmü Burhan tell DQ how Hekimoğlu, the Turkish adaptation of House, is getting back into production and explain the appeal of translating the hit Hugh Laurie-starring medical drama.
Israeli romantic drama The Baker & The Beauty is getting a US makeover. Peter Traugott, executive producer and president of Keshet Studios, tells DQ about adapting the show for American audiences.
Almost Family executive producer Annie Weisman reveals how the Fox drama was inspired by an Australian series about a woman who discovers she has hundreds of secret siblings.