Articles about The Five
Country-and-western drama Nashville has found a new home, The Last Kingdom has a new US coproducer and StudioCanal has licensed a slate of French and UK shows.
Director Mark Tonderai talks to Michael Pickard about helming every episode of new Sky1 drama The Five and finding inspiration from football managers.
Harlan Coben is one of the world’s most successful novelists, and now he’s getting into TV in a big way. At MipTV in Cannes, he provided delegates with an insight into his obsessive approach to storytelling.
From talking the talk to walking the walk, UK pay TV broadcaster Sky has put its money where its mouth is in the search for compelling original drama.
With book adaptations on the rise and more novelists trying their hand at writing original series for television, Andy Fry examines the benefits and disadvantages of the increasing author involvement in small-screen drama.
Prolific author Harlan Coben says he’s ‘shooting for greatness’ with The Five, his first original TV series. DQ talks to the novelist and others behind the production and finds out why they’re convinced they’ve got their hands on a five-star hit.