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‘Mare of Easttown’ Studio Wiip Secures New Investment From Private Equity Firm Atwater Capital

Private equity firm Atwater Capital made an additional investment in wiip, the production company behind the HBO’s Mare of Easttown and Apple TV+’s Dickinson. The investment, for an undisclosed amount, makes Atwater Capital the second largest shareholder in wiip, behind South Korean television company Studio LuluLala, formerly known as JTBC Studios, which acquired wiip from […]

Claire Foy to Play Sheryl Sandberg in TV Series About Facebook

The Crown Emmy winner Claire Foy will take on another real-life character for her next TV project: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Foy is set to play Sandberg in a drama from Anonymous Content and Wiip titled Doomsday Machine. The project, which doesn’t have an outlet attached yet, is based on New York Times reporters Sheera […]

Scandi Streamer Viaplay Takes Adam McKay’s ‘Uninhabitable Earth’ in wiip Deal

U.S. independent studio wiip (Mare of Easttown, Dickinson) has struck a multi-market partnership with Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) that will bring a range of wiip productions to the latter’s Viaplay streaming service. The first will be The Uninhabitable Earth, the climate change anthology series inspired by David Wallace-Wells’ book of the same name that […]

CAA Selling ‘Mare of Easttown’ Studio Wiip to South Korean TV Giant JTBC

South Korean television giant JTBC Studios is entering the U.S. market by acquiring wiip, the production company behind the HBO hit Mare of Easttown, Apple TV+’s Dickinson, and the forthcoming HBO series The White House Plumbers. The sale is directly related to talent agency CAA’s franchise agreement with the Writers Guild of America last year. […]