Stan Takes Lingo Pictures’ ‘Prosper’ On Commission

Stan and Lionsgate have announced they will be taking the epic family drama from Lingo Pictures Prosper up to commission, with production to take place in New South Wales.

Written by Matt Cameron, Liz Doran, Louise Fox and Belinda Chayko, the series is set in the inner sanctum of a family bound together by unfathomable wealth and unchecked power as they build an evangelical mega-church bent on world domination. .

Prosper is one of three titles Stan announced he was developing with Lionsgate in March, along with the other two dramas from Aquarius Films and Dollhouse Pictures. The geography of friendship and Jungle Entertainment’s backcountry crime comedy Population 11.

Jason Stephens and Helen Bowden of Lingo produce Prosper alongside Andrew Walker, with Stan’s Head of Content Cailah Scobie and Head of Script Amanda Duthie executive producing for the streamer. Further casting and production announcements are expected shortly.

Scobie described Prosper as a prestige drama, and said its exploration of the consequences of unbridled power and desire was timely.

“Today’s go-live announcement marks just the beginning of our expanded partnership with Lionsgate, as we continue to work together to develop and order even more premium Stan Originals,” it said. she declared.

Lionsgate President of International Television Agapy Kapouranis said, “We are thrilled to kick off our pact with Stan with such powerful drama. This is just the first of many opportunities that our collaboration can leverage in Australia and around the world.

Screen Australia provided significant production investment, with support from the NSW Government through Screen NSW and the Made in NSW Fund. Screen Australia and Screen NSW also provided development support.

Lionsgate will handle international sales.