Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson is to star in an Australian period drama funded by Sonar Entertainment.
Wilson is to front Les Norton, a ten-part series based on Robert G. Barrett’s novels, for Australian public broadcaster ABC. The series is produced by Romper Stomperproducer Roadshow Rough Diamond in association with Screen Australia with Taboodistributor Sonar Entertainment selling globally.
Inspired by real-life events, 'The Hunt' revolves around a group of Nazi hunters in 1970s New York.
Amazon has found its leading man for The Hunt.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower breakout Logan Lerman is near a deal to star in the straight-to-series drama from Jordan Peele.
New Facility Doubles Capital Available to Partner with Talent
in the Development of Premium Content
Sonar Entertainment (“Sonar” or the “Company”) today announced that it has secured a new production finance facility of $121 million led by MidCap Financial. Sonar is the leading independent television studio with a full suite of capabilities to develop, produce, finance, and distribute premium television content on a worldwide basis.
- Within the first ten days, “Das Boot” netted a total of 1.13 million viewers on TV* and generated an additional 1.89 million viewers via Sky’s non-linear distribution platforms in Germany**
- Sky Deutschland, Bavaria Fiction and Sonar Entertainment announce second season
- “Das Boot”: Every Friday in double episodes on Sky 1 in Germany and Austria and the complete box set with all eight episodes already available via Sky Ticket, Sky Go and On Demand