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Paramount+ announces cast for new series The Killing Kind

Paramount+ announces cast for new series The Killing Kind

Written by Kianna Best on Feb 2, 2023. Posted in Production News

Paramount+ announced on 30 January the casting for new original UK drama series The Killing Kind. Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Jane Casey, The series will be produced by Eleventh Hour Films. Shot on location  at Bristol’s The Bottle Yard Studios and moving to London later this year, the new series will star Emma Appleton and Colin Morgan as the leading characters.

Aria Studios launches in North Wales

Aria Studios launches in North Wales

Written by Kianna Best on Jan 26, 2023. Posted in Production News

Aria Studios launched today in North Wales, expanding the production energy even further in the region. Established by Rondo Media and S4C Digital Media Limited, The Location Guide had the opportunity to speak with Rondo Media's Chief Executive Officer Gareth Williams on the launch of the new studio facility, what filmmakers can look forward to and why North Wales was the perfect choice.

Netflix set to shake things up for 2023

Netflix set to shake things up for 2023

Written by Kianna Best on Jan 25, 2023. Posted in General Interest / Production News

From leadership changes, the welcoming of their new ad-tier and the display of their impressive slate of features set to grace the streaming veteran, Netflix has a lot going on. Adding almost 7.7 million subscribers last quarter, many are evidently still gravitating to the platform, which welcomed it’s new ad-based subscription package in November 2022. Saying goodbye to its impressive performance of last year, Netflix is only focussed on bigger and better things to come.

A Savage Christmas filming now in Queensland

A Savage Christmas filming now in Queensland

Written by Kianna Best on Jan 23, 2023. Posted in Production News

Australian feature A Savage Christmas is currently filming in Queensland. With support from the Queensland government through Screen Queensland’s Screen Finance Programme and principal production investment from Screen Australia, this project will be the debut form production company Roaring Entertainment Production. This will also be the first full-length feature from Townsville-based director, writer and producer Madeline Dyer.

Sharper brings a complex con-artist story to Apple TV+

Sharper brings a complex con-artist story to Apple TV+

Written by Kianna Best on Jan 19, 2023. Posted in Production News

Apple Originals and A24 created Sharper is set to be released for streaming on 17 February. The neo-noir thriller, set amongst the New York City sights, follows the unravelling of secrets and lies as the characters stop at nothing for riches. Starring Julianna Moore, Sebastian Stan, John Lithgow, Justice Smith and Briana Middleton, the project is directed by Benjamin Caron.

Emmy-nominated Moominvalley set to return for season four

Emmy-nominated Moominvalley set to return for season four

Written by Kianna Best on Jan 10, 2023. Posted in Production News

Gutsy animations announced today the recommissioning of Emmy nominated animated series Moominvalley for a fourth season. Supported by broadcasters Sky (UK) and Yle (Finland), the series will be joined by its new co-production partner Viaplay Group. The boarding of the new partner for the series will allow all four seasons to be aired on the Viaplay streaming platform across multiple territories including Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland and the Netherlands.

The possibilities are endless in Netflix’s newest heist drama Kaleidoscope

The possibilities are endless in Netflix’s newest heist drama Kaleidoscope

Written by Kianna Best on Jan 5, 2023. Posted in Production News

On New Year’s Day, Netflix released their newest heist drama Kaleidoscope. Designed that you can watch the episodes in any order you want, creator Eric Garcia makes the possibilities endless for audiences, giving each viewer an individualised experience; that is if you don’t follow the many advised orders that are sweeping the internet right now. With the colour coded episode names giving no clues, all that is left is to do is get over the anxiety of choosing which path to take and enter the mysterious journey.

NBC's Vampire Academy films in Portugal

NBC's Vampire Academy films in Portugal

Written by Kianna Best on Jan 3, 2023. Posted in On Location / Production News

Travelling to the traditional and captivating landscapes of Lisbon, NBC Universal shot 2 episodes of the first season of fantasy drama Vampire Academy in a number of locations across the city. Filming in 12 locations in just over 7 days, the production included backdrops such as Alfama, Carmo Convent and Queluz Place.

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