Sherman Oaks, Calif., October 11, 2017 – ITV Studios America has finalized a first-look, two-year deal with acclaimed actor, director and producer Daniel Dae Kim of Hawaii Five-0 (CBS); LOST (ABC) and his production company 3AD. Kim’s 3AD pod brought the original Korean format to the US to become this season’s #1 rated new drama series “The Good Doctor” (ABC). Kim serves as Executive Producer together with David Shore.
“We are thrilled to join forces with a multi-hyphenate talent like Daniel Dae Kim,” said Philippe Maigret, President, ITV Studios America. “Daniel’s eye for diverse, compelling stories and captivating execution of every project he produces make him, and the entire team at 3AD, a fantastic addition to our scripted television business as we continue to expand our development roster.”
“ITV Studios America has been making exciting strides in scripted content, and I’m thrilled for 3AD to be partnering with Philippe, Mike and the entire team,” said Daniel Dae Kim. “We’re already hard at work developing projects together and look forward to many successful collaborations in the days to come.”
3AD was established in 2014 by Daniel Dae Kim to produce premier content for TV, film and digital media. Lindsay Goffman serves as Head of Development and Johnny Chiou is their Development Executive. Committed to storytelling that integrates characters and cultures underrepresented in today’s media, 3AD produced projects include this season’s acclaimed new series The Good Doctor (ABC). Daniel Dae Kim can be found on Twitter/Instagram/Facebook @danieldaekim and is repped by UTA, Anonymous Content, KlevanLongarzo LLP. @3ADmedia. http://3admedia.com
About ITV Studios America:
ITV Studios America is ITV Studios’ LA-based U.S. independent scripted television operation. The studio develops and produces scripted programming, based on original ideas or established IPs, for global exploitation across all platforms. The studio has a growing portfolio of projects in development with multiple broadcast and cable networks, and OTT services, developed internally or through its PODs: Assembly Entertainment, Flame Ventures, Little Engine and 42.ITV’s scripted TV production output in North America currently includes “Snowpiercer” and “Highland” from Tomorrow Studios (pilots for TNT), “Somewhere Between” (first season for ABC), and “Good Witch” (fourth season for Hallmark Channel).
About ITV Studios:
ITV Studios is a world leader in television production and distribution. It has international production centers in the U.K., Germany, France, the Nordics and Australia, as well as the U.S. The distribution business, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, is a distributor of programs to all regions worldwide.
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