Canada's Entertainment One Inks DVD Deal for UK Spy Drama 'Hunted'
The agreement marks the first multi-territory distribution of a British series by the Canadian producer/distributor.
TORONTO - Canada's Entertainment One has inked a home entertainment deal with Shine International and Kudos Film to secure its first multi-territory distribution agreement for a British TV series.
The home entertainnent deal for the eight-part BBC One spy drama Hunted, which is also to air on Cinemax stateside, was reached with Hopscotch Entertainment, Entertainment One’s Australian operation.
The agreement calls for the Canadian distributor to handle DVD and digital download distribution worldwide, outside of North America.
Hunted stars Melissa George, Adam Rayner and Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje and was produced by Kudos Film & Television.
Entertainment One Hopscotch Entertainment director Jude Troy, Kudos COO Dan Isaacs and Shine U.K. senior vp Ruth Clarke hammered out the deal.