Chinese Streamer Huanxi Premium Acquires BBC Miniseries 'World on Fire' (Exclusive)

Huanxi Premium, the startup streaming service targeting China's prestige video consumers, has acquired the exclusive local rights to World on Fire, the upcoming WWII period series from the BBC.

The streamer plans to launch the show in early 2020, supporting the release with a major marketing campaign in upscale urban centers across China.

Created and written by Peter Bowker, World on Fire stars Oscar winner Helen Hunt (As Good As It Gets, Cast Away), BAFTA-winner Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) and Oscar nominee Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread, Maleficent). Described as a "heart-stopping, multi-stranded drama," the seven-episode miniseries tells the story of ...
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