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Gaumont TV France Set To Produce William Boyd’s ‘Spy City’ With Pascal Chaumeil Set To Direct

10 October 2014 7:31 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Paris– Gaumont TV France, the television division of the Paris-based major, is set to produced “Spy City,” a 10 one-hour English-language series that will be showrun by William Boyd (“Any Human Heart”) and directed by Pascal Chaumeil (“Heartbreaker”).

Created and written by Boyd, the series takes pace in the early 1960’s, in Berlin. It sheds light on the personal lives of spies and focuses on a group of men and women of different nationalities and backgrounds who are in the “hornet’s nest” of divided Berlin.

“Spy City” will be co-produced by Odeon in Germany. Mischa Hofmann, Odeon CEO, and Britta Meyermann, head of international co-productions, negotiated the deal.

Boyd’s most recent works include his novel “Ordinary Thunderstorms,” the latest James Bond book “Solo,” and the espionage novel “Waiting for Sunrise.”  Boyd wrote the screenplay for Richard Attenborough’s “Chaplin,” which earned two Emmy Awards nominations.

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- Elsa Keslassy

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