Los Angeles, CA (Variety) — In today’s Global Bulletin, Atresmedia commissions a Spanish version of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” Steve McQueen's “Lovers Rock” trailer drops, Lightbox will produced a three-part docu-series about Sophie Toscan du Plantier for Netflix, Hardcash announces a new coronavirus doc for ITV, and the Seville and Zagreb festivals announce their 2020 winners.
¡Hola Hola Hola! Media company World of Wonder is teaming with Spanish broadcaster Atresmedia and production company Buendía Estudios on “Drag Race Spain,” a new Spanish version of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” for Atresmedia’s SVOD platform Atresplayer Premium. The Spanish update adds to the list of previous format deals in Thailand, Chile, Canada, Netherlands, and “RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K.,” recently renewed for a second and third season.
Passion Distribution brokered the deal with Atresmedia and will distribute internationally, including an exclusive deal with WOW Presents Plus in the U.S., U.K and internationally, which will see episodes made available day-and-date with the Spanish broadcasts.
“Lovers Rock,” the second film in Steve McQueen’s “Small Axe” anthology, has dropped a new trailer ahead of its Nov. 22 premiere on BBC One. The “Small Axe” anthology is a five-film series from the Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe-winning filmmaker, commissioned by British … — Jamie Lang/@Variety