‘Rake’ Australian Producer Essential Media Opens U.S. Office Run By Simonne Overend

Sydney-based Essential Media and Entertainment, producer of the Australian TV series Rake and executive producer of the Fox adaptation, is opening a Los Angeles office which will be headed by Simonne Overend, who has been named VP of Drama Development. Overend will be working closely with Essential┬áCEO Chris Hilton and Head of Drama Ian Collie to build a full drama slate for the US market. The Sony TV/Fedora Entertainment-produced Rake starring Greg Kinnear appears a lock for a series pickup at Fox, which is expected to start making series orders later today or tomorrow. (more…)

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