FTV Prima powers up

FTV Prima in the Czech Republic is strengthening its drama output after picking up eight miniseries and 31 TV movies from UK producer/distributor Power.

The miniseries include Air Force One Is Down (2×120′), in which rogue Serbian militants hijack the US President’s plane. It stars Jeremy Sisto, Linda Hamilton, Rupert Graves, Jamie Thomas King and Emilie de Ravin.

Air Force One Is Down

Air Force One Is Down

Prima has also picked up four End of the World miniseries – Delete, Exploding Sun, Ring of Fire and Eve of Destruction – that each put humans in the face of catastrophic destruction.

Ring of Fire

Ring of Fire

The movie package includes nine titles from the Jane Doe collection, ten McBride movies and 11 Mystery Women titles, about a crime bookstore owner who becomes an amateur detective.

Other recent deals completed by Power include sending four-part miniseries Shades of Love, based on author Rosamunde Pilcher’s novel September, to UK broadcaster Channel 5. The network also bought TV movies Deadly Encounter and Deadly Isolation.

Air Force One Is Down has also been sold to Sony Pictures Television-owned AXN, with a deal covering South Korea, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Source: Power