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[05/31/16 - 12:32 PM]
BBC America Announces Original Scripted Development Projects and Upcoming Summer and Fall Premiere Slate
Upcoming premiere dates include "Ripper Street" on July 28, "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" on October 22 and "Undercover" on November 17.







QUATERMASS (BBC AMERICA)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
5/31/16
STATUS:
previously in development (2017-2018 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script
DESCRIPTION:
(from BBC America's press release, May 2016) Nicola Shindler's RED Production Company (Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax, Queer as Folk) and Simon Oakes' Hammer Films (The Woman in Black, The Resident) are set to produce Quatermass - a modern remake of the British series that follows Professor Bernard Quatermass and his daughter, Sarah, as they investigate an alien invasion. Jeremy Dyson (League of Gentlemen, Ghost Story) is attached to write. STUDIOCANAL will handle the worldwide distribution and be the Studio for Quatermass.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jeremy Dyson as CRTR/EP
· Nicola Shindler as EP
· Nigel Kneale as CRTR (Original Series)
· Simon Oakes as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Hammer Films
· RED Production Company