CRAZY COW is just back from Cannes and the Mipcom has proved to be very successful. After deals with a.o. France and Czech republic, the new Belgian police series “MPU -Missing Persons Unit” (VT4) has also seduced buyers from Canada, Russia, Latvia, … The Dutch drama series “Sisters de Wit” (Net5) will air in a few months for the second time on a new French network. CRAZY COW has also reached deals for the Belgian series “City District” (VTM) and for the Dutch series “Vanished-Spoorloos verdwenen” (Nederland 1). CRAZY COW inked also several deals to represent companies outside of their territory.
Archive for October, 2008
CRAZY COW has inked a distribution agreement with a Russian production company, which has acquired the REMAKE rights to “Vanished’ (original title = “Spoorloos Verdwenen”) , the Dutch series about a specialized police team, fully committed in tracking down people who have been reported missing.
Russia bought directly ALL (33) episodes (that is to say Seasons 1, 2 and 3) and will remake it in Moscow. Shooting with Russian actors starts this fall and a big Russian commercial TV station will launch the Russian remake in a few months.
The Russian deal follows previous deals with Belgium and Czech Republic and negociations are still ongoing with several markets. Season 3 of Vanished-Spoorloos Verdwenen launched last in week in prime-time on the Dutch public television.