• French TV Company Behind Versailles to Invest in UK Drama

    May 17, 2017
    • French TV Company Behind Versailles to Invest in UK Drama

    Newen Group will look to tap British market for projects in move influenced by falling value of pound since Brexit vote.

    The French maker of the lavish TV period drama Versailles is launching a €50m (£42.4m) fund to make English-language dramas with UK production companies, in a move influenced by the weakening of the pound since the Brexit vote.

    Newen Group aims to capitalise on the success of Versailles, described as the sexiest TV drama ever, by setting up a London office and will look to tap the UK market for talent and drama projects in the high-end €1.5m-€3m per episode range.

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    The Guardian

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