Sony Pictures Televisions acquires majority stake in Bad Wolf
Sony Pictures Television has acquired a majority stake in production company Bad Wolf.
Based in Cardiff, South Wales, and founded by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner, Bad Wolf has produced over 50 hours of dramatic programming. The prodco is at the origin of emissions such as Its dark materials, A discovery of witches, and The night of, among others.
The acquisition also includes the Wolf Studios Wales soundstage and Bad Wolf’s 30% stake in Bad Wolf America.
Ravi Ahuja, President of Global Television Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment Corporate Development, said: “We are delighted to add Bad Wolf to our already incredibly strong portfolio of drama producers in the UK. The business evolves as audiences become more attentive to content produced outside of their own culture. This agreement is a testament not only to the high quality of talent we are proud to work with, but also to our aim to create and broadcast the most outstanding British drama programs in the world. “
Bad Wolf Founder Jane Tranter commented: “The last five years since the launch of Bad Wolf have been an extremely rewarding experience as, with the support of Access Entertainment, Sky and HBO, we have built a production infrastructure and creative community based at Wolf Studios Wales that could rival any television production. in the world. Sony Pictures Television shares our vision for the future of the company, and their immediate understanding and belief in Bad Wolf’s ethics make them the perfect partners for our future. With a forward-looking global company like Sony investing in the future of Bad Wolf and Wales, this gives us the opportunity to reach even higher heights in the years to come. “
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