British Drama Guerrilla Scores Multiple Broadcast Deals


Endemol Shine Group has lined up a number of broadcasters for the drama Guerrilla, which stars Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) and Babou Ceesay (Damilola Taylor, Our Loved Boy).

Created by Academy Award winner John Ridley (American Crime, 12 Years a Slave), Guerrilla has sold to HBO Nordics, BBC Worldwide ANZ and Dazzler Media. The HBO Nordics agreement will see Guerrilla air across Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, with HBO España and HBO Europe broadcasting in Spain, Andorra and across Central and Eastern Europe. The BBC Worldwide ANZ agreement sees the drama air on BBC First in Australia. Meanwhile, Dazzler Media picked up home-entertainment rights for the U.K. and Ireland.

Cathy Payne, the CEO of Endemol Shine International, said, “Guerrilla is an important piece of television and we are extremely pleased to close these deals whilst at MIPTV 2017. With a stellar lineup of talent including John Ridley and Idris Elba producing, to our wonderful cast led by Freida Pinto and Babou Ceesay, this compelling drama is gaining huge interest with international buyers.”