Watership Down Mini-Series in Production! #NewShow

GREAT news! Brown Bag Films is delighted to announce we are in production on a CG adaptation of the classic novel Watership Down, which is a co-production with 42 and Biscuit Filmworks for the BBC and Netflix.

Richard Adams' timeless classic novel will return to the screen as a four-part CGI mini-series which will air on BBC One in the UK and be available on Netflix internationally in 2017.

A terrific A-list voice cast has been assembled for the series including Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ John Boyega, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Ben Kingsley and Gemma Arterton to name but a few!

Cathal Gaffney, CEO of Brown Bag Films, said:

“We are thrilled to be partnering with 42 on a CG adaptation of Richard Adams’ beloved novel for Netflix and BBC. It is a privilege to be involved in such an iconic property and incredibly exciting to have the opportunity to bring this modern classic to a new generation.”


Check out the lovely articles featured in Deadline.com, Comingsoon.net, Entertainment.ie and The Sunday Times.

Watership Down is scheduled to premiere in 2017 - so stay posted for more updates!



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