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Banijay on the run with new Dutch drama Bonnie & Clyde

Banijay on the run with new Dutch drama  Bonnie & Clyde

Banijay today announces Bonnie & Clyde, the first drama series commission 
from rebranded Dutch label, Banijay Benelux Scripted, formerly known as 
EndemolShine Scripted.

Bonnie & Clyde is a four-part mini-series for local streamer, Videoland, and tells
the tale of two young, rambunctious lovers and their violent quest for freedom.
The narrative is inspired by a is co-true story named Bonnie & Clyde in the
press, which captivated the whole of the Netherlands in February 2014.

In the series, with only a few months left in juvenile detention, Esra Kaplan
decides not to return to custody after a dramatic leave visit to her Turkish
family. Instead, she and her boyfriend Greg Driessen go on the run. For the first
time in their lives, Esra and Greg are free from everything and everyone, but
with crimes going from bad to worse, they become known as the “Bonnie &
Clyde of the Low Countries”. Will they escape and start over together - or will
they eventually be overtaken by their past?

Bonnie & Clyde is co-produced by Totem Media and is distributed globally by
Banijay Rights, and will be among the company’s autumn highlights. Further
details of Banijay Benelux Scripted will be announced soon.

Gerd-Jan van Dalen, Producer at Banijay Benelux Scripted says: “Everyone in the
Netherlands was gripped with this original, unpredictable tale. Inspired by the real life
events, and with true-crime stories becoming increasingly popular, we believe viewers
will feel the suspense in this drama like never before. With Banijay Rights distributing the
title, we’re excited to launch the show to a global audience.”

Banijay Benelux also houses award-winning producer, NL Film, the company
behind global success Penoza, which has been adapted in numerous markets,
including India, where it is known as Aarya for Disney+ Hotstar and has been
nominated for an International Emmy. Other recent credits include Golden Hour
for AVROTROS and NPO, Van der Valk for All3 Media and Company Pictures and
Costa, a new film set for theatrical release.

Also operating in the region is Banijay Belgium, with Familie for VTM among
their credits.

Banijay is home to the world’s best scripted producers, with over 50 diverse,
award-winning labels across the company’s footprint in the UK, US, Australia,
Nordics, Germany, Benelux, Iberia, Belgium, Israel, Italy, Poland, Russia and
India. Recent and forthcoming credits include Countrymen (Rubicon for NRK),
Queens (Endemol Shine Israel for HOT), Vinterviken/ JJ & E (Filmlance for Netflix
and SVT), Germinal (Banijay Studios France for France 2), RFDS: Royal Flying
Doctors Service (Endemol Shine Banks for Seven), Ripley (Endemol Shine North
America for Showtime), SAS: Rogue Heroes (Kudos for BBC ONE), The Rig (Wild
Mercury for Amazon Prime), A Class Apart (Jarowskij in coproduction with
Brommamamma, Film I Väst and Nent Group for Viaplay), Heirs to the Land
(Diagonal Television for Netflix/Atresmedia/TV Catalunya), Then They Run
(Kudos, MadeFor for Sky), Call My Agent (Applause Entertainment & Banijay
Asia)
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