Magazine article Screen International

Netflix Acquires Dutch Rom-Com Hits 'Tuscan Wedding', 'Loving Ibiza'

Magazine article Screen International

Netflix Acquires Dutch Rom-Com Hits 'Tuscan Wedding', 'Loving Ibiza'

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Netflix has acquired Dutch box office hits Tuscan Wedding and Loving Ibiza as well as the latter's TV spin-offseries for global release in a deal brokered by Netherlands sales agent Incredible Films.

Both films were directed by Johan Nijenhuis who has a long track record in producing crowd-pleasing romantic comedies.

"We are delighted to see that a major global platform such as Netflix has such a strong interest in our Dutch feature films and TV-series," said Incredible Films CEO Danielle Raaphorst.

Incredible Films is currently gearing up for MIPCOM where it will be selling Nijenhuis's latest romantic comedy Skirt Day, revolving around 16 participants on a speed-dating cookery class.

The company will also roll-out Loving Ibiza and Tuscan Wedding producer Klaas de Jong's latest production The Grass Is Always Greener about a Christmas family reunion in Suriname, which is in post-production.

It will also kick-offsales on two upcoming historical action thrillers being produced by de Jong with Dutch director Roel Reine. …

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