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U.K. Call My Agent! Heads to Sundance Now


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Sundance Now has picked up the U.S. rights to the upcoming British remake of Call My Agent!

From BRON Studios, the remake of the acclaimed French comedy will arrive on the streaming service in 2022 after its U.K. premiere on Amazon.

Series regulars include Chelsey Crisp, Jack Davenport, Lydia Leonard, Prasanna Puwanarajah, Hiftu Quasem, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Rebecca Humphries, Harry Trevaldwyn, Tim McInnerny, Natasha Little, Edward Bluemel, Eleonore Arnaud and Jim Broadbent.

Call My Agent! remains one of the most popular and talked about series globally, so Sundance Now is thrilled to bring our U.S. subscribers this highly anticipated British reimagining,” said Shannon Cooper, VP of programming for Sundance Now at AMC Networks. “With its stellar cast and surprising cameos combined with John Morton’s unique British take on the series, our subscribers will be enthralled with this new series.”

“This sale to Sundance Now in the U.S. builds on BRON’s already strong relationship with AMC Networks, and continues BRON television’s global mandate to identify, finance and produce European/U.K. IP that can be exploited in the U.S. and beyond,” said David Davoli, president of television for BRON Studios. “We look forward to John Morton’s adaptation of this beloved series becoming a part of the high-quality body of work that Sundance is associated with and entertaining audiences for years to come.”








About Mansha Daswani

Mansha Daswani is the editor and associate publisher of World Screen. She can be reached on mdaswani@worldscreen.com.

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