E1 Wraps Screenings Deals
By: Kristin Brzoznowski
Date: June 4, 2009
Source: World Screen
LOS ANGELES/TORONTO: E1 Entertainment has continued to expand its presence in the Latin American market, closing a number of deals for titles such as The Bridge and The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler at the L.A. Screenings.
The 13×1-hour procedural drama The Bridge was sold to AXN for pay-TV rights in Latin America. The show presents the struggles of charismatic police union leader Frank Leo, played by Aaron Douglas of Battlestar Gallactica. The 90-minute The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler was sold to Leda Films for all TV rights in Latin America. The title recounts the true story of the Holocaust heroine who saved the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children.
E1 concluded further deals with Leda Films for The Deadliest Sea and the original Lifetime movie Murder on Her Mind.