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Downfall director Oliver Hirschbiegel is one of six directors to contribute episodes to German series Strafe (Punishment). He tells DQ about his love of anthologies, stepping into writing and why television needs unique filmmakers.
US star David Hasselhoff and producer Siegfried Kamml discuss their partnership on Ze Network, in which the actor plays a heightened version of himself who takes a role in a conspiracy thriller he doesn’t know whether is real or imagined.
Faking Hitler showrunner Tommy Wosch reveals why he was inspired to dramatise this true story of events surrounding the publication of Adolf Hitler’s supposed diaries, which were revealed as forgeries.
Peter Kurth and Katharina M Schubert speak to DQ about their roles in German drama Glauben (The Allegation), which places a brilliant but unconventional lawyer in the middle of a legal scandal rooted in real events.
Sisi showrunner Andreas Gutzeit, director Sven Bohse and executive producer Hauke Barthel tell DQ about their ambitions to retell “Europe’s greatest love story” for modern audiences.
Chris Noth, Leven Rambin and Danny Pino explain why US crime procedural Gone stands out from the crowd – and recall filming a tough fight sequence between two of the leading trio.
As a host of scripted series find inspiration in the 1980s, DQ speaks to the creatives behind these shows to find out how they recreated the era – and why it remains so popular almost 30 years after the decade ended.
James Bond screenwriters Robert Wade and Neal Purvis imagine a world in which the Nazis occupy Britain in the BBC’s adaptation of Len Deighton’s alternative-history novel SS-GB. DQ visits the set.
Luke Roberts and Frank Spotnitz take DQ behind the scenes of Ransom, revealing why this show isn’t just another hostage drama.
As Mipcom 2016 gets under way, Amazon has secured rights to the Deutschland 83 sequel and Eccho Rights is hoping to emulate its Turkish formats success with Indian drama titles.
HBO picks up the rights to Israeli thriller Neveilot, Netflix increases its interest in Indian content and there is talk of a Tremors TV series.
Andy Fry says recently announced dramas show the benefits to TV producers of keeping an eye on the headlines. Meanwhile, the movie adaptation trend continues – with Galaxy Quest among the latest batch of films being reworked for the small screen.
Two members of the creative team behind German Cold War thriller Deutschland 83 have revealed all about working between television markets in Germany and the US. Michael Pickard reports.