EXCLUSIVE: Sky is growing a drama collection on beloved composer Mozart’s time in Vienna from Giri/Haji author Joe Barton and produced by Patrick Melrose indie Two Cities Tv.
Deadline understands five-parter Amadeus has not but been greenlit however is in superior phases of improvement, with Two Cities’ Michael Jackson and Stephen Wright exec producing together with Barton.
The collection is ready within the late 1700s and follows Mozart’s time composing in Vienna. Casting is at present happening, with a number of understood to be within the body to play the lead position of Mozart.
The present will doubtless air on Sky Max, the Sky leisure channel that was previously referred to as Sky One.
Barton, who lower his tooth on the likes of People, has grow to be some of the prolific British writing abilities. He was lauded for the BBC/Netflix’s Giri/Haji and not too long ago wrote Sky’s Paapa Essiedu-starring The Lazarus Mission, which was acquired by TNT, together with creating Netflix YA drama The Bastard Son & The Satan Himself.
He’s additionally writing the script for J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield sequel from Paramount Photos.
STV Studios-backed Two Cities additionally drew plaudits for a Sky present, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring adaptation of Patrick Melrose. Additionally it is behind upcoming BBC police drama Blue Lights.
Sky declined to touch upon Amadeus.