Idris Elba signs film and television deal with ‘Riviera’ producer Kris Thykier – deadline

Golden Globe winners Idris Elba and Riviera and Super Producer Kris Thykier enters into a joint venture There their respective production companies, Elba’s Green Door Pictures and Thykiers Archery Pictures, will collaborate on several film and television projects.

Through the new partnership with Archery, the British company Green Door hopes to further expand its development and production plan afterwards Sky Comedy Series In the long run and upcoming Netflix feature Concrete cowboy, both with Luther and Hobbs & Shaw Actor Elba. The company will soon begin producing BBC series without a script Combat school, produced together with WorkerBee.

London-based Archery is currently in the post-production of a war film Operation minced meat with Colin Firth, new fantasy series Fate: The Winx Saga for Netflix and the third season of Sky Atlantic’s hit drama Riviera.

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Elba said: “I am very excited to partner with Kris on upcoming film and television projects and to begin this collaboration with his team at Archery. Building Green Door was a steep learning curve and an exhilarating drive. I am incredibly proud of what we have achieved. Now I believe we are ready to take the next step in our growth as a company and our alliance with Archery will make that process easier and faster. “

Thykier commented: “Idris Elba is a global superstar, one of the best actors of his generation, a celebrated director and a real force of nature. I look forward to working closely with him in this next phase of his career. With Green Door Pictures, he has built a production company based on the core values ​​of “Payback”, offering support and opportunities for creative talents from different backgrounds who might otherwise be outside of established industry norms and practices. We all at Archery look forward to working with us Idris and his colleagues in developing new projects that both build on his talents and Assistance in supporting the corporate goals. “

Actor, director and producer founded Green Door in Elba 2013 with the aim of developing new and established talents who are committed to inclusion, representation and diversity. Also includes credits Netflix Comedy Series Turn up Charlie.

Last November, Archery announced the launch of Mews Films, a new production label focused on developing a range of comedy films for the UK cinema market. The company is in partnership with Danny Perkins’ Elysian Film Group.

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