EXCLUSIVE: Deborah Davis, the British screenwriter and producer who co-wrote and exec produced Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favorite, has signed with A3 Artists Company for illustration.
The 2018 Searchlight title set in early 18th-century England watched as the established order on the court docket was upset when a brand new servant arrived and endeared herself to a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman). The darkish comedy additionally starring Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Nicholas Hoult introduced Davis and co-writer Tony McNamara their first Oscar nominations, within the class of Greatest Authentic Screenplay, in addition to a Golden Globe nomination, two BAFTA Awards, a British Impartial Movie Award and different accolades. The movie was nominated for a complete of 10 Oscars, with Colman profitable Greatest Actress, and in addition claimed the Venice Movie Pageant’s Grand Jury Prize.
Davis extra not too long ago created, wrote and served as showrunner on Marie Antoinette, an eight-part collection produced by CAPA Drama, Banijay Studios France, the BBC and CANAL+, which has been picked up for a second season. She continues to be represented by Revolution Expertise within the UK.