Paramount+ Units ‘Flatshare’ From ‘Ironbark’ Producer 42 As Third UK Scripted Unique


Paramount+ has set Flatshare from London/LA-based Ironbark manufacturing and administration agency 42 as its third UK scripted unique.

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Deadline revealed several weeks ago that the six-parter from On the Edge’s Rose Lewenstein was in growth with the BBC however the present was unveiled prior to now hour as a Paramount+ unique and can function Courageous New World’s Jessica Brown Findlay and Grasp of None’s Anthony Welsh within the lead roles of Tiffany and Leon, alongside the likes of Bart Edwards (The Witcher), Shaqi B Grant (Gangs of London), Shaniqua Okwok (It’s a Sin) and Jonah Hauer-King (World on Fireplace).

Based mostly on Beth O’Leary’s bestselling novel, Flatshare follows cash-strapped Tiffany and Leon who share a mattress however have by no means met. With neither in a position to afford to lease their very own flat, they resolve to time-share a mattress as Tiffany spends her days incomes minimal wage for minimal appreciation at a clickbait information web site and Leon works lengthy night time shifts in a hospital.

Lewenstein is lead author and government producer on the sequence, with Peter Cattaneo (The A Phrase, Rev, The Full Monty) as lead director and government producer. Becoming a member of Lewenstein on the writing group are Sarah Simmonds (Killing Eve, The Irregulars), Ryan Calais Cameron (Typical), and Alex Straker (The Final Kingdom). Chloë Wicks (On the Edge) will direct block two.

Produced in affiliation with Viacom Worldwide Studios, the present is Paramount+’s third unique to be unveiled because the media large rebranded from ViacomCBS, following Kenneth Branagh’s A Gentleman in Moscow and a Attractive Beast remake, because it seeks to fee 50 scripted worldwide originals this yr.

“Flatshare provides a flavour of the high-quality native content material that viewers can look ahead to from Paramount+,” stated Sebastian Cardwell, Paramount’s Deputy Chief Content material Officer, UK, who earlier right now unveiled two dramas for Paramount-owned Channel 5.

Government producers for 42 are Miriam Brent, Rory Aitken and Eleanor Moran. Rhonda Smith is producer.


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