Sky Vision to Distribute, Co-Finance TV Series From 'Gran Torino' Producer

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Primarily known for feature films, Jenette Kahn and Adam Richman’s Double Nickel Entertainment has broadened its focus to include TV dramas and miniseries.

Jenette Kahn and Adam Richman’s Double Nickel Entertainment, which produced Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Colin Trevorrow’s upcoming The Book of Henry, has struck an overall scripted television deal with Sky Vision, the international distribution and production arm of European pay TV giant Sky.

Financial terms weren't disclosed. Sky Vision distributes such series as Fortitude and Britannia.

Double Nickel will bring developed and packaged material to Sky Vision, which will distribute and co-finance the product globally, the partners said. Primarily known for its feature film work, the company has broadened its focus to include TV dramas and miniseries.

"The TV we’re developing for Sky Vision will not only work in the States, but will also travel well internationally," said Richman and Kahn. "Our taste is eclectic and our shows will be too, drawing on a wide range of subject matter from sci-fi to crime to compelling historical events. 

Said Jane Millichip, managing director of Sky Vision: "Jenette and Adam are a quality team. They have a fantastic track record and bring incredible creative talent and commercial ambition to this partnership."

She added: "They instinctively zero in on great stories with universal appeal, and balance quality storytelling with commercial flair. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship."

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