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Hong Kong’s PCCW Picks Up STUDIOCANAL Drama Package


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STUDIOCANAL has signed a new drama deal with Hong Kong’s PCCW that will see three English-language series from RED Production Company making their debut on ViuTVsix next year.

The package includes the four-part character-led thriller Trust Me, produced for BBC One and starring Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who, Broadchurch). Come Home, created and written by Danny Brocklehurst, and Harlan Coben’s The Five are included as well.

Sarah Mottershead, sales executive at STUDIOCANAL, commented, “I’m very pleased to confirm our first partnership with PCCW, a deal which will see a great selection of our key English-language dramas making their debut in Hong Kong. All three titles showcase the absolute best in international content—combining globally renowned on- and off-screen talent with intriguing characters and gripping storylines, all from one of the U.K.’s most acclaimed production companies.

“Our diverse drama portfolio presents a wealth of premium titles that are delivering excellent ratings for broadcasters across the world,” Mottershead continued. “We’re looking forward to working with our clients to bring more captivating drama to Asia in 2019 during what is sure to be a busy ATF.”








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Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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