Canal+ Snags Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sandra Oh Drama ‘Killing Eve’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 4/10/2018 | Stewart Clarke
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Endeavor Content has sealed one of the most significant drama deals of this year’s MipTV, selling the Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Sandra Oh series “Killing Eve” to pay-TV giant Canal+ in France. The female-led espionage thriller has been one of the buzzed-about programs at this year’s market in Cannes.

The Sid Gentle Films-produced eight-parter stars Oh as a bored MI-5 operative who becomes entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with Villanelle, a brilliant female assassin played by Jodie Comer. It is based on the Luke Jennings novellas, written by “Fleabag” scribe and actor Waller-Bridge, and commissioned by BBC America.

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The series bowed Sunday on BBC America, and the AMC Networks- and BBC Studios-owned cable network has already renewed it for a second season.

The show is in the competition section of the inaugural Canneseries drama festival, which is running alongside...
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