FOX gives green light to production of US remake of the smash hit TV series THE RED BAND SOCIETY
It’s official! US TV giants FOX have confirmed the pick-up of the US remake of the smash hit TV series THE RED BAND SOCIETY. After seeing the pilot episode, Fox executives had no doubt that they wanted the show on their TV agenda for the 2014/15 season.
This is the first time that a Spanish/Catalan series has ever had its own US remake.
ABC Studios and Amblin TV, Steven Spielberg’s own production company, will be producing the show. Julio Fernandez and Carlos Fernandez (Filmax’s President and Director respectively) will be credited with the role of executive co-producers.
The series will be written by Margaret Nagle (Boardwalk Empire) who will also take on the role of executive producer.
THE RED BAND SOCIETY was originally created byAlbert Espinosa and Pau Freixas and produced byFILMAX for TV3. The series follows the adventures of Leo and his friends, as they make their way through the ups and downs of life in a children´s hospital.