Hoodlum is an award-winning multi-platform production company specialising in content development and production, digital strategy and campaigns as well as branded storytelling experiences.
Founded in 1998, the company is an Emmy® and BAFTA Award winner and is based in Brisbane.
Its credits include the paranormal multi-platform adventure series The Strange Calls and creating the global multi-platform experience for the feature film The Bourne Legacy.
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DRAMA SELLS TO US & UK
Hoodlum’s multi-platform crime drama, Secrets & Lies – premiering on Australia’s Ten Network in 2014 – has sold to US network ABC and the UK’s Channel 5.
Screening as a six episode series in Australia and the UK, a 10-part version of the show will be made for US audiences.
Another Hoodlum series, The Strange Calls, has also been sold to ABC for a US remake.
Both The Strange Calls and Secrets & Lies remakes are in partnership with Los Angeles based production company Kaplan Entertainment.
And in other news, Hoodlum's supernatural thriller Tidelands is the first recipient of Screen Australia's new High-end Television Development program. An eight-part series fusing a contemporary crime thriller with haunting folklore, it is the brainchild of writer Stephen M. Irwin (who also wrote Secrets & Lies), plus Hoodlum's Nathan Mayfield, Tracey Robinson and Leigh McGrath. Tidelands will be developed for internet streaming company Amazon Studios by the Hoodlum team.
February 14, 2014 - Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis to star in US version of Secrets & Lies