Magazine article Screen International

Sony Pictures Television Backs Faye Ward's Fable Pictures

Magazine article Screen International

Sony Pictures Television Backs Faye Ward's Fable Pictures

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Sony Pictures Television has invested in drama indie Fable Pictures - the fledgling indie run by The Crown [pictured] producer Faye Ward.

Fable Pictures was established earlier this year by former Ruby Film & Television exec Ward and Rastamouse producer Eugenio Perez.

Sony has taken a minority stake in the business, marking the Hollywood studio's first UK drama move since it acquired LeftBank Pictures in 2012.

Last year Wayne Garvie, Sony's chief creative officer, international production, told Screen's sister publication Broadcast: "I feel we're a bit underrepresented in scripted," Garvie says. "I'd like us to do something else there."

Fable is currently producing Stan And Ollie, the BBC Films project written by JeffPope and starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly. Ward has also recently produced series including LeftBank's forthcoming royal saga The Crown for Netflix and Ruby's BBC2 jazz drama Dancing On The Edge, written by Stephen Poliakoffand Channel 4 comedy Toast. …

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