Archive for April, 2011

CRAZY COW is working with Bollywood on the Indian remake of “An original couple”

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

CRAZY COW is proud to announce that it has started negociations with BOLLYWOOD regarding the Scripted Format (REMAKE) of the French comedy movie « An original couple » (aka « Un couple modèle »).

A big independant Indian producer fell under the spell of this « Odd Couple » story.

« An original couple » is written by Jean-Claude Islert and Pierre Colin-Thibert and registred by Charlotte Brandstorm. The movie is produced by PM Films (part of Carrère Group).

Michel Daemen – CRAZY COW, commented : “We are thrilled to announce that the largest film industry of the world want to buy the REMAKE rights. We are sure that the very strong concept of « An original couple » will be as successfull in India as in its original market”.

The remake rights are already sold to GERMANY and « An original couple » is in pre production in Berlin. CRAZY COW is also in talks with several European countries and has now also interest from HOLLYWOOD, for a local REMAKE.

Finally, there is a lot of interest for the French movies (comedy) « A Villa for 2 » and « A Ferrari for 2 » : these 2 movies are coming from the SAME DREAM TEAM as « An original couple » : SAME WRITERS-SAME PRODUCER-SAME ACTORS.

“MIRADOR” Starts shooting 2nd Season / 20 x 50′ episodes-scripts available soon !!!

Monday, April 25th, 2011

The shooting of the 2nd Season (10 episodes) of “Mirador” (20 x 50’) has just started in Canada, and the cast & crew wil work on these new episodes until the end of August. With a budget of 700 000 $/episode, “Mirador” (20 x 50’) is one of the most exepensive series produced in Québec. This 2nd Season will be broadcast in a few months in PRIME-TIME.

“Mirador” (20 x 50’) is a major public relations firm which employs a small army of PR people to make sure the only truth that ever becomes public is their clients’ truth.

“Mirador” (20 x 50’) is a big success on Radio-Canada : 1 million viewers (in a market of only 6 million people ! /French-speaking Canada) watched in average Season 1. “Mirador” (20 x 50’) is written by Daniel Thibeault/Isabelle Pelletier and produced by Sphère (« Sophie », « Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin »,..)

With this 2nd season of “Mirador” (20 x 50’) : we have 20 episodes/scripts of 50 min available.

“BAD KARMA”(27 x 30′) starts shooting 2nd Season

Monday, April 18th, 2011

A stelar cast, led by top actresses Hélène Bourgeois-Leclerc, Julie Le Breton and Anick Lemay will return for a 2nd Season of “Bad Karma » (27 x 30’), which recently started shooting in Montréal (Canada). The series will be broadcast in a few months in prime-time on Radio-Canada.

“Bad Karma” is a big success on Radio-Canada : 25% of the viewers watched in average Season 1. “Bad Karma » (27 x 30’), is written by Isabelle Langlois and produced by Sphère (« Sophie », « Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin »,..)

Successful Mip TV for CRAZY COW !

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

CRAZY COW is just back from Cannes and the Mip TV has proved to be very successful.

CRAZY COW is negociating with many companies regarding the Scripted Format of the French police series “Jeff & Leo, cops and twins” (14 x 50’ / original French title : “Jeff & Leo, Flics et Jumeaux” / M6). Already sold to WARNER BROS in the US !!!!

There is also great interest for the Canadian TV series “LES HAUTS ET LES BAS DE SOPHIE PAQUIN” (52 x 50’) : the Russian-Ukrainian remake is now in pre production, and CRAZY COW is negociating for a German and Spanish remake.

Also from Canada : CRAZY COW has now started negociations with a.o. Spain, Ukraine, Germany and Russia regarding the Scripted Format of the new Tv series “Bad Karma” (27 x 30’)

With its many Seasons, the Belgian police series “City District” (91 episodes/scripts available ) has kept the attention of buyers interested in big volumes.

CRAZY COW is working with many channels on the launch of the third Season of the Belgian police series “MPU-Missing Persons Unit” (original Belgian title = “Vermist” / 1 x 90′ + 39 x 50′) : As of today, the series is sold to 40 countries !!!

The Canadian TV series “SOPHIE” (32 x 30’) will go to Belgium, and CRAZY COW is also in talks for a launch in Scandinavia.

The new Canadian Tv series “Mirador” (20 x 50’) has also attracted the attention of Russian and Spanish companies, interested in the remake rights.

CRAZY COW has launched the new Canadian Tv series “Nothing but the truth” (40 x 50’) , with great and positive reactions to the trailer in Cannes !

CRAZY COW presented at Mip the ENdemol Short Spanish sitcoms « The Couple » (65 x 5’) and « Mamma Carlotta » (65 x 5’).

Finally, there is a lot of interest for the French movies (comedy) « A Villa for 2 », « A Ferrari for 2 » and « An original couple ». « A Ferrari for 2 » is just sold to Endemol Germany as REMAKE, while « An original couple » is in pre production in Berlin. CRAZY COW is also negociating for a Russian remake. And CRAZY COW has just received an offer from the US for the American remake rights of « An original couple » !!!!

CRAZY COW is working with Germany on the remake of “A Ferrari for 2″

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

CRAZY COW is now working with Germany on the remake rights of the movie « A Ferrari for 2 » : a company would like to produce a German REMAKE with German actors.

The French movies (comedy) « A Villa for 2 », « A Ferrari for 2 » and « An original couple » are available as REMAKE. These films are written by Jean-Claude Islert and Pierre Colin-Thibert and registred by Charlotte Brandstorm. Starring Pierre Arditi, Bernard Lecoq and Maria Pacôme.