Articles about Sonar Entertainment
Das Boot stars Tom Wlaschiha and Rick Okon discuss making the Second World War drama, from reimagining the iconic novel and film on which it is based to batting claustrophobia on set and why this an exciting time for actors.
Thought working with children and animals was hard? Try a U-Boat. DQ lifts the hatch on forthcoming war drama Das Boot to find out how the series was built, more than 30 years after the iconic film that inspired it.
Best known for seminal Danish crime drama Forbrydelsen (The Killing), director Kristoffer Nyholm tells DQ why Tom Hardy-led thriller Taboo is like nothing ever seen on TV before.
Events such as Comic-Con and social media have unleashed a new breed of super-fan – but how are TV shows utilising this new audience, and what influence do they have on the shows they love?
Neil Gaiman, Alan Ball, Robert Downey Jr, McG and Zadie Smith are among the high-profile talents in the news, while Vimeo is continuing its expansion into the TV business.
The writers behind The Missing have been signed up to pen a new series for ITV in the UK. Elsewhere, Margaret Atwood, Alfred Hitchcock and Jay-Z are all in the news this week – and Dynasty looks set to return to US screens.
The movie producer migration into TV continued this week with high-profile projects on both sides of the Atlantic, while ITV has greenlit two new Maigret productions.
It’s been a good week for comedy, with Netflix ordering a TV version of Dear White People and TNT joining forces with E4 on Foreign Bodies. Meanwhile, FX has given the go-ahead to another anthology from hit machine Ryan Murphy.
Harlan Coben is making a series based on his book Six Years and teaming up with Red Production Company, while Zodiak Rights backs David Raymond’s Arise and Sonar works with Vivek J Tiwary to tell the story of the ‘fifth Beatle.’
Looking for Victorian London? Try Dublin. Or perhaps you’re after the kind of quintessentially Italian setting one can only find in Prague? From tax credits to geography and architecture, DQ examines the factors far beyond plotlines that play a part in selecting drama production locations.