Global Showbiz Briefs: Rescued ‘Ripper Street’ Filming Season Three’; AMC Networks Ups Elana Mandelup To VP; More

Production Gets Underway For Season 3 Of ‘Ripper Street
The 3rd season of Ripper Street started shooting today in Manchester, England. Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn and Adam Rothenberg are reprising their roles in the Victorian-era Ripper Streetdrama that was rescued by Amazon Prime Instant Video after a fan petition for its return after the BBC cancelled the show. MyAnna Buring (Downton Abbey) also is returning. In February, Amazon commissioned producers Tiger Aspect and Lookout Point with an eight-episode third season that will be available exclusively to Amazon Prime Instant Video members in the fall. The complete first season of Ripper Street is available on Amazon Prime now, with season 2 launching on the service on June 2. The series is filming in the UK for the first time, in Manchester and Loughborough, before moving to its traditional production base in Dublin, Ireland. It will continue to be co-produced in the U.S. by BBC America and will screen on BBC One a few months after it is available on Amazon in the UK. BBC Worldwide is distributing globally. (more…)

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