Wildling Footage has launched a brand new TV division focusing high-end drama, children, YA and household content material.
The Toronto-based manufacturing firm, whose characteristic movie output consists of Iris Apatow starrer “Younger Wether” and David Bowie biopic “Stardust,” have unveiled their first scripted TV slate as a part of the enlargement.
Highlights embody display screen diversifications of novels “A Loss of life at The Celebration” by Amy Stuart and “Clara Voyant” by Rachelle Delaney.
In “A Loss of life at The Celebration” protagonist Nadine is in the midst of throwing a backyard celebration when she finds herself nose to nose with a lifeless physique within the basement. She quickly embarks on a hunt for the reality. Screenwriter Joanne Sarazen (“Tammy’s At all times Dying”) will adapt the novel right into a sequence.
Delaney’s “Clara Voyant” is a coming-of-age about wannabe journalist and astrologer Clara, who’s crushed when her scholar newspaper assigns her the horoscopes beat… till she realizes that she is definitely clairvoyant. “I Woke Up A Vampire” scribe Veronika Paz is about to write down the screenplay.
Wildling’s TV slate additionally encompasses quite a few animated initiatives, together with an grownup animated sequence titled “Sizzling Flash” primarily based on a brief movie by Thea Hollatz, which premiered at Sundance in 2020. Set at a TV information station, it facilities round a lady coping with menopause, in a single occasion experiencing a scorching flush whereas reporting on a snowstorm. Susan Coyne (“Daisy Jones & The Six”) and James Schultz (“Disappearance at Clifton Hill”) will co-write the challenge whereas Kristy Neville exec produces.
On the children aspect, Paulette Bourgeois and Alex G. Griffiths’ e-book sequence “Professor Goose” is about to get the animated therapy, with a pre-school sequence in improvement with CBC. The present will concentrate on scientist Marie Curious Goose, PhD as she fact-checks her great-aunt Mom Goose’s tales.
Wildling president Matt Code (“Accused”) govt produces alongside the corporate’s Natalie Urquhart (“Fits”) and Julie Strifler (“Simple Land”).
“Our group are proud to introduce Wildling’s choice of top of the range IP and elevated scripted unique sequence,” mentioned Code. “Having constructed a robust popularity inside the characteristic movie manufacturing house, we’re delighted to be increasing our experience with the launch of our unique TV content material. We’re wanting ahead to working with some unbelievable expertise and introducing these initiatives to potential companions at Content material London in just a few weeks.”