In another of a series of a deals signed over the last few weeks, Prime
Entertainment Group has announced a major package deal with Canal+ for
105 episodes of its Close Up cinema series to be aired by the channel in
The 105 x 26’ series offers portraits of the greatest Hollywood actors
and actresses of all times. The show includes the biographies of such
great stars as Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts,
as well as the most recently Oscar nominated Bradley Cooper, Jennifer
Lawrence, Jake Gyllenhaal and Penelope Cruz.
The series already runs on international channels such as ABS-CBN, AMC Sundance, Sony AXN, Star Times, C-More and Sky.
“It’s a great satisfaction to work with Canal+ on this new major package
deal,” remarked Prime Entertainment Group managing director David
Freydt. “ They are really great partners, we have been working closely
with them for these last years not only in France but also in Canada,
the Nordic region, Africa, Poland and this time in Myanmar. We are truly
proud as Asia is a very important territory for us and we are glad to
be reinforcing our presence there with our high-quality shows.”