Fremantle has made its second acquisition in the UK in two weeks. The X Factor and Got Talent firm has bought 51% of factual and natural history producer Wildstar Films.
Last week, it took a majority stake in The Elon Musk Show producer 72 Films. Bristol-based Wildstar, led by co-founders Mark Linfield and Vanessa Berlowitz, is known for America the Beautiful, Epic Adventures with Bertie Gregory and America’s National Parks for Disney+ and National Geographic.
It also makes numerous features for Disneynature and has worked with Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures. Before setting up Wildstar, Linfield and Berlowitz produced major BBC natural history series such as Planet Earth and Frozen Planet.Read more on deadline.com