‘Peaky Blinders’ Producer Joe Donaldson Launches Magic Hour Television; Signs First-Look Deal With All3Media International & New Pictures

peaky blinders And cobra the creator Joe Donaldson Have set an indie, magic hour televisionand signed a first-look deal with all3media Drama house New Pictures owned by International and All3Media. Donaldson will develop a slate, which will be funded by All3 and its international arm, and partner with New Pictures co-founder and CEO Willow Grylls to produce the scripted TV.

In addition, Donaldson will also serve as New Pictures executive producer on the upcoming third season of Sky Max’s British drama cobra, title Cobra: RebellionThe filming of which is going to start at the end of this year.

BAFTA-winner Donaldson has worked with New Pictures for the past two seasons of 2018 cobra, He also produced Ripper Street For Amazon Prime Video and peaky blinders For BBC One and Netflix.

Magic Hour plans to work with writing and directing talent in the UK to create “fascinating human stories about life in the UK and beyond”.

Donaldson said: “Willow and I share a passion for empowering and supporting creatives to produce ambitious, entertaining television. I look forward to taking our next step with the support of the All3 Media and New Pictures team “

All3 CEO Jane Turton said Magic Hour “will be a great addition to our scripted portfolio.” Last month, All3 supported line of duty It builds on its drama capabilities as star Vicky McClure’s indie Build Your Own Films.

New Pictures credits include cobraStarring ITV’s David Tennant des, cobra and Sky Atlantic and HBO’s Golden Globe-nominated Catherine the Great Starring Helen Mirren and BBC Drama missing, Upcoming projects include Blue For Paramount+, long shadow for ITV and the champion For BBC One and Netflix in association with Balloon Entertainment.