Australia Britain London USA Italy film exclusive Citi Australia Britain London USA Italy

Peacock Acquires London Drag Doc ‘City Of Queens’; Producer Great Guns And Director Matt Timmiss Eye U.S. Series Remake

Reading now: 583
deadline.com

EXCLUSIVE: Peacock has acquired British drag doc City of Queens, the Sky doc which features star of RuPaul’s Drag Race Bimini Bon Boulash.The doc follows the stories of eight London drag queens and aims to humanize the people behind the acts, showing they are part of families and communities and have relatable problems that are dealt with through unrelenting resilience and glamor.

It will debut on Peacock in the U.S. on June 1.City of Queens comes from London-based producer Great Guns, which holds the rights.

It is directed by Matt Timmiss and executive produced by Great Guns CEO Laura Gregory.Former Endemol Shine sales exec James Braham acts as Global Sales Consultant for the firm and struck the deal with NBCUniversal Director of Content Acquisition, Streaming and Television Lindsey Schloss.The doc has already been sold to Sky in the UK and Italy and Paramount in Australia for streaming service 10 Play.Deadline hears Timmiss is eyeing a U.S.

remake. He has produced a pitch deck for a longer, six-part doc spanning six American cities. Braham will broker format deals and oversee negotiations.Great Guns’ Gregory said of the doc: “Matt Timmiss approached us with a short film idea and five minutes of cut footage over two years ago and we backed his dream with production staff and budget to turn his vision into a feature length film.“Matt is an outstanding young writer and director who has catapulted himself in the world of film, his passion and drive compels everyone around him to deliver more.”New and returning series on broadcast, cable and streamingSeries that made it or didn’t make it in 2021-22Broadcast networks’ fall lineups and schedules

Read more on deadline.com
The website celebsbar.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA