Disney Plus Takes Italian Show ‘Anna’ in Europe – The Hollywood Reporter
Disney+ has snatched up new Italian drama collection Anna for a lot of Europe, inking a cope with Fremantle to launch the present from award-winning writer-director Niccolò Ammaniti (The Miracle, I’m Not Scared) on its streaming service in numerous international locations, together with the U.Okay. and Eire, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany and throughout the Nordic territories.
Fremantle, whose Italian firm Wildside (The Younger Pope) produced Anna as a Sky unique along with ARTE France, has closed offers for greater than 30 territories for the collection, from Poland (Canal+) to Russia and CIS (Amedia TV), from Korea (Watcha) to French-speaking Canada (Videotron).
Anna, which Ammaniti tailored from his personal novel, is ready in a future world devastated by a virus that kills adults however spares kids. It follows Anna (Giulia Dragotto) a 13-year-old youngster survivor whose solely information is a e book left by her mom. However Anna quickly realizes her mom’s recommendation is irrelevant on this new world and that she should write her personal future.
“We’re delighted to be partnering with Disney and lots of different broadcasters to carry Anna to audiences the world over,” stated Jamie Lynn, govt vp, co-production and distribution at Fremantle Worldwide. “Niccolò is a grasp storyteller and has assembled unbelievable expertise each behind and in entrance of the digicam to carry his visionary story to life.”
The six-part collection launches on AMC+ within the U.S. on Thursday, Nov. 18.