AC Affairs

FOX is developing American adaptation of Catalan TV hit ‘The Red Band Society’

Polseres-vermelles_ARAIMA20110125_0161_1American television giant Fox has confirmed its purchase of the rights to popular Catalan television series ‘Polseres Vermelles’ and it is working on a pilot episode.

The show, created by Albert Espinosa based on his experiences of staying in a children’s hospital, is set for an American adaptation under the care of scriptwriter Margaret Nagel (‘Boardwalk Empire’) and prolific producer Steven Spielberg (‘United States of Tara’). The show has grown in success since airing in Catalonia, expanding its reach to international audiences and inspiring an Italian adaptation.‘Polseres Vermelles’ is an original project from Catalonia’s Public Television Broadcaster


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