Articles about Entertainment One
Four years after the launch of ABC police procedural The Rookie, showrunner Alexi Hawley is preparing for the launch of spin-off series The Rookie: Feds. He discusses how the show was born, its theme of second chances and partnering with star Niecy Nash.
Feud for thought
Showrunner Sheri Elwood opens up about the real-life origins of her Canadian dramedy Feudal and explains how a story set at a summer resort in Nova Scotia provided the perfect bubble for filming amid the pandemic.
Laying down the Law
A disgraced lawyer gets a second chance by working for her estranged father in Canadian legal drama Family Law. DQ speaks to showrunner Susin Nielsen about her personal connection to the series and the need for feel-good television.
Worlds in motion
Cold Feet star Hermione Norris tells DQ why she travelled around the world to join the cast of Australian drama Between Two Worlds, a complex melodrama that creator Bevan Lee describes as his best work yet.
Six of the Best: Noel Hedges
The executive VP of acquisitions at producer/distributor Entertainment One selects a mixture of historical dramas, US series and a classic workplace comedy.
Easy A writer Bert V Royal and The Sinner producer Michelle Purple tell DQ about teaming up on US cablenet Freeform’s high school drama Last Summer, from producer Entertainment One.
Tim Minchin, the writer and star of Upright, recalls the journey to making this comedy drama about a pair of mismatched characters who embark on a road trip across Australia.
Castle star Nathan Fillion returns to US network ABC with The Rookie, the story of the LAPD’s oldest new recruit. He and showrunner Alexi Hawley introduce the series, discuss the ensemble of characters and explain why it will appeal to a wide audience.
Mr Ice guy
Star Jeremy Sisto previews the second season of US drama Ice, which he compares to Game of Thrones, as three families battle for control of LA’s underground diamond trade.
All in The Detail
Angela Griffin and Shenae Grimes-Beech team up to star in Canadian detective drama The Detail. They tell DQ about playing cops and the chance to join a female-led production.
Kreuk in court
Kristin Kreuk tells DQ about starring in and executive producing Canadian drama Burden of Truth, a serialised legal drama with a social conscience.
By hook or Kreuk
A year after Beauty & the Beast came to an end, star Kristin Kreuk is heading back to the small screen in Canadian drama Burden of Truth. The actor tells DQ about the attraction of this small-town legal drama with social justice at its core – and her role in bringing the series to air.
Trial of the century
Executive producer David Cormican recalls the making of Tokyo Trial, a four-part miniseries that follows the tense international trial that decided the fates of Japanese war criminals in the wake of the Second World War.
Matt Okine swaps stand-up for television as the creator of The Other Guy, the latest series to blur the boundaries between comedy and drama. Alongside co-star Valene Kane, he tells DQ about creating television with a dose of reality.
Game of stones
Former Criminal Minds showrunner Ed Bernero takes charge of diamond-focused drama Ice as it heads into its second season. He tells DQ why he is stepping out of his comfort zone and leading a series set in a world rarely seen on television.
Angel of death
Caroline Dhavernas and Richard Short star in Mary Kills People, a black comedy-drama about an ER doctor who also helps terminally ill patients who want to die. They tell DQ about their on-screen relationship and how the series balances the seriousness of its central subject with more light-hearted moments.
Back in the room
DQ visits Big Light Productions to see a writers room in practice as executive producer Frank Spotnitz works on a second season of Ransom.
Mind the Gap
Five go travelling in E4’s globetrotting comedy-drama Gap Year. DQ chats to stars Anders Hayward and Tim Key, creator Tom Basden and producer Carrie Stein of Entertainment One.
Top execs line up for Drama Summit West
Content chiefs at AMC, Netflix, Showtime, Starz and Bad Robot will speak at C21 Media’s Drama Summit West, which takes place in LA on Friday May 19, bringing together the global scripted business to facilitate new productions and partnerships.
Hello Mr President
US star Kiefer Sutherland reveals why he elected to play the president in US drama Designated Survivor and what he learned from working on 24.