Magazine article Screen International

Noel Clarke Teams with Lionsgate UK for 'Kidulthood' TV Series

Magazine article Screen International

Noel Clarke Teams with Lionsgate UK for 'Kidulthood' TV Series

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Lionsgate announce multiple seasons of urban drama based on hit UK film franchise.

‘Kidulthood’

A TV adaptation of Noel Clarke’s 2006 feature Kidulthood has been officially announced by Lionsgate UK after Clarke first teased the project over the weekend.

Lionsgate have teamed with Clarke’s Unstoppable to develop and produce multiple seasons of eight to ten 60-minute episodes. Lionsgate will also sell world-wide rights.

According to a statement the series will stay “true to the heart of the film franchise but refreshes the concept for a new platform and a new catchment audience.” It will introduce new characters alongside familiar faces.

Clarke said: “Adapting Kidulthood for television allows fans to watch new characters deal with new problems in the world I created with my team.”

On Sunday (Oct 1) Clarke posted on social media: “What have you been doing today? …

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