German Indie Studio Leonine Buys ‘Dark’ and ‘4 Blocks’ Producer W&b TV
Leonine has acquired “Dark” producer W&b TV from Endemol Shine.
Fledgling German studio Leonine had already bought Wiedemann & Berg Film and established itself as a Munich-based movies, TV, and digital production and distribution group.It has now added the W&b TV unit to its roster.
The production company is behind several big German dramas that have resonated internationally.
It makes Netflix drama “Dark,” TNT’s first German original, “4 Blocks,” and Sky Deutschland series “Pagan Peak.”W&b’s Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann will remain managing directors of the film and TV companies they founded, and will join Leonine’s management team at start of 2020.Berg will become chief creative and chief production officer, with responsibility for the overall creative direction of the group.
With Wiedemann, he will manage Leonine’s entire fiction output across film and TV.Wiedemann will be chief business development officer of the group, overseeing the
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