Bonafide Films has obtained the rights to the British author J.G. Ballard's impressive, psychological thriller Super-Cannes.
The developing show and film non mainstream will adjust the novel into a six-section TV dramatization arrangement and Margery Bone, overseeing chief and author of Bonafide Films, and accomplice Elwen Rowlands will official create.
The arrangement will be composed by DC Moore, champ of the 2016 Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Long Form TV Drama for Not Safe for Work, with chief Saul Dibb (The Line of Beauty, The Duchess; Bullet Boy; La Suite Francaise) additionally connected to the venture.
Super-Cannes is set in a future, corporate heaven in the slopes over the French Riviera, the novel portrays the worldwide, tech-tip top living in manicured flawlessness, that is until the more evil underbelly of their 'smart city' is uncovered and the genuine, darker nature of its tenants is unmasked.
Bone stated: “Super-Cannes sees Ballard at the height of his powers. On one level, it’s a classic thriller set against the gorgeous backdrop of the French Riviera. But underneath the veneer of polished privilege lies a deeper story of corruption and criminal collusion, told through the portrait of a marriage. In terms of TV drama, it’s difficult to think of a more dynamic combination than that of Ballard’s conceptual genius, DC Moore’s bold screenwriting and Saul Dibb’s directorial integrity and vision.”
Super-Cannes is the most recent venture on a growing advancement slate for Bonafide Films. This mid year, the outside the box will going into generation on The Last Post for BBC One, an eagerly awaited six-section Peter Moffat dramatization arrangement that recounts the narrative of a regiment of military police and their families positioned in the Middle East amid the 1960s Aden Emergency.