BBC Worldwide, the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), announced today during the LA Screenings that it has sold four major drama productions to HBO Latin America.
The line-up of titles acquired comprises Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, starring Dominic Cooper, this action-packed drama tells the real story of Ian Fleming, the man who created James Bond; Atlantis, a story about the lost city of Atlantis with a dark and simmering past where Jason embarks on a voyage of discovery, which sees him brush shoulders with Medusa, come face to face with the Minotaur and even do battle with the dead. Atlantis is a treasure trove of extraordinary tales re-imagined in a thrilling and unexpected way for a new generation; A Young Doctor’s Notebook S2, with Daniel Radcliffe returning for a second series.
“BBC is a world class multimedia company that creates and distributes premium content across all genres with a proven track record of success”, comments Fred Medina, EVP and Managing Director, BBC Worldwide Latin America & US Hispanic. “In the drama genre particularly, the BBC’s powerful capacity for storytelling has been recognized internationally. We’re seeing a growing demand for drama content across Latin America and this is evidenced by HBO Latin America acquiring our titles.”