Succession Brian Cox will replace the media mogul with an investigative reporter in a new political thriller Skye.
Cox, who plays Logan Roy in the family drama, returns as a “legendary reporter” in independentFeature film about a plot to undermine an independent candidate for President of the United States.
The film is one of 200 new dramas and comedies, showcasing the cream of British film talent, revealed by Sky as it struggles to retain subscribers and fend off the challenge of broadcasting rivals.
Kenneth Branagh, Soran Jones, Gemma Arterton, Romesh Ranganathan, Kelly Howes, Sheridan Smith, Billy Piper, Colin Farrell, Liam Hemsworth, Russell Crowe, Judy Turner Smith and Letitia Wright are all on the list of new series and movies.
at independent An idealistic young journalist (Judy Turner Smith) teams up with her idol, journalist Nick Booker (Cox), “to uncover a conspiracy that puts the fate of elections and the country in their own hands.” Ann Dodd is running for president.
Prana will play Boris Johnson This is EnglandA drama that traces the Covid pandemic through the prime minister’s eyes.
It is based on direct testimony from people from all walks of life: from Number 10, the Department of Health, the Scientific Emergency Advisory Group (SAGE), and from hospitals and nursing homes across the country.
Sheridan Smith stars in a comedy series Rosie Molloy gives up everything While Billy Piper returns in the second season of satire on the entertainment world I hate Suzy.
Kelly Howes’ actions cuckoo medwich While it was another Sky Original movie, The amazing MaurizioWith Gemma Arterton, Emilia Clarke and Hugh Laurie.
Sky, now owned by US giant Comcast, is investing heavily in the drama it can produce at its new Sky Studios Elstree production base.
By scoring A-list talent, Sky hopes to keep its paying customers satisfied while facing competition from Netflix, Disney and Amazon Prime.
Sky is also facing a drama loss from HBO, a trusted source for popular shows, as the US company has launched its own streaming service.
Announcing the training at launch in the West End, Sky Chief Content Officer Zai Bennett said, “Great stories have the power to help us connect with one another, and at best, entertainment isn’t something. We look, it’s something we feel. We test it.”
“That’s why we innovate and invest in original, world-class storytelling to bring our customers more of their favorite shows and movies than ever before.”
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