IDW ENTERTAINMENT AND SEVEN24 PARTNER WITH DYNAMIC TELEVISION FOR INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF "WYNONNA EARP"
THE NEW SUPERNATURAL SERIES NOW STARTING PRODUCTION IN CALGARY
Calgary, Alberta, September 14, 2015 - Dynamic Television, a leading co-production and television distribution company, today announced that Wynonna Earp, a new supernatural thriller series from IDW Entertainment and produced by SEVEN24 Films is available for pre-sale at MIPCOM. Wynonna Earp will premiere on the Syfy Channel in April 2016 from Executive Producer and Showrunner Emily Andras (Lost Girl, Killjoys).
Based on the IDW Publishing graphic novel created by Beau Smith, Wynonna Earp is a fast-paced, 13-hour episodic supernatural thriller that follows Wyatt Earp's descendent as she battles demons and other demonic beings. Wynonna is a witty and wild modern day gunslinger, using her unique abilities and a dysfunctional posse of allies to bring the paranormal to justice.
"We are thrilled to be working with Dynamic Television on Wynonna Earp. Dynamic's first class sales team combined with an exciting and original series concept, give us tremendous confidence that series will be seen by prime time audiences around the world," said David Ozer, President, IDW Entertainment.
"We fell in love with Wynonna when we read the script," said Daniel March, Managing Partner, Dynamic Television. "We are always attracted to new series and original characters that deliver action, suspense, shock and flair. Wynonna is unlike any other character on television and we can't wait to bring her to our broadcast partners."
Principal photography begins this month in Calgary, Alberta. The series stars Melanie Scrofano (Damien) as Wynonna, and Tim Rozon (Being Human), Shamier Anderson (Defiance), and Dominique Provost-Chalkley (Avengers: Age of Ultron).
About Dynamic Television
Dynamic Television is a development, financing and distribution company with a global strategy to bring premium independently produced television programming to worldwide markets. Dynamic is currently delivering the new crime series Trapped from director Baltasar Kormakur and filmed in Iceland; and Cape Town, based on the bestselling crime novels from Deon Myer and filmed in South Africa. Dynamic Television is also currently distributing the hit Syfy series Z Nation in addition to CONAN, the #1 18-34 late night variety show.
Dynamic clients include BBC, BSkyB, Universal Networks, TF1, M6, Canal+, France Televisions, RTL2, ZDF, Sony Networks, Turner Networks, Lifetime Networks, Fox International Networks, Telenet, NBC Universal, Viasat, SBS Networks, Netflix, and many more.
About SEVEN24 Films
SEVEN24 Films is an independent film and television production company whose work has spanned over two decades. Executive Producers Tom Cox and Jordy Randall have produced dramatic series, mini-series, television movies and feature films garnering over one hundred industry awards and nominations.
Current projects include the hit family series Heartland, the longest running one-hour series in Canadian history, now in its ninth season on CBC and UPtv, as well as Young Drunk Punk, a new half hour comedy starring Kids in the Hall alumni, Bruce McCulloch. Other award winning projects include the Canadian Screen Award winner, Borealis as well as the Gemini Award winning movie Mayerthorpe and Gemini Award winning Mini-Series Burn Up (with Bradley Whitford and Neve Campbell).
Tom Cox and Jordy Randall were also co-producers on numerous high-profile feature films including the Academy Award nominated Brokeback Mountain, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and Resurrecting the Champ.
SEVEN24's development slate focuses on unique stories with universal appeal, and includes dramatic series, comedy series, youth and family programming and feature films.
About IDW Entertainment
IDW Entertainment launched in November 2013 to distribute productions globally as well as to develop film and television properties based on IDW's extensive catalog. The division is currently in development on a slate of properties including the chilling and realistic vampire thriller, "V Wars," by New York Times best-seller Jonathan Maberry with writer/executive producer Tim Schlattmann ("Dexter," "Smallville"); political conspiracy series, Cobb, with writer/executive producer Thania St. John ("Chicago Fire," "Covert Affairs"); quirky supernatural mystery, Douglas Adams' Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, with writer/executive producer Max Landis ("Chronicle"); supernatural action series, Pantheon, with co-creator Michael Chiklis ("The Shield"); and the just announced Wynonna Earp, a property distributed globally by IDW Entertainment and licensed to Syfy in the U.S.
IDW also has several active theatrical projects in development. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood's Lore and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.