GC fund nabs Israel's 'Danny Hollywood'
Killer Films to adapt time-travel series for U.S. marketNew York-based venture capital fund GC Corp. has inked a deal with Israel-based TV provider Yes and Israeli production company Teddy Production to acquire format rights to the series "Danny Hollywood," about investigative journalists who travel back in time.
"Danny," which recently had its second-season premiere in Israel, centers on three reporters who wind up in the 1960s, where they try to uncover the mysterious death of pop star Danny Hollywood the day before he is to be married.
Killer Films, in which GC recently acquired a 50% equity stake, will produce and adapt the story for the U.S. market.
Killer's TV credits include Showtime's "This American Life." GC is managed by venture capitalists Adi Cohen and Joseph Grinkorn.