Director Peter Kosminsky and UK production outfit Playground, the team behind Wolf Hall, are re-teaming to develop cyber warfare series The Undeclared War for broadcaster Channel 4.
The project is being envisioned as a 10-part series focusing on the undeclared cyber confrontation between the key state players in a present day Cold War. Kosminsky will write and direct the first three episodes and the series closer.
The Undeclared War is being developed by Beth Willis at Channel 4 and will be produced by Colin Callender’s Playground. Kosminsky, Callender and Sophie Gardiner, executive creative director at Playground, are serving as executive producers.
Founded in 2012, Playground is a New York and London-based television and film company that has produced more than 60 hours of TV drama to-date, garnering multiple awards including two Baftas and a Golden Globe for 2015 BBC miniseries Wolf Hall.
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