Series to stream in the U.S. on Hulu and air on Super Channel in Canada
Los Angeles, CA – May 22, 2018 – Entertainment One (eOne) announced today the six half-hour Stan original series The Other Guy has been licensed to Hulu in the U.S. and Super Channel in Canada. The series will begin streaming on Hulu starting June 28th and will premiere on Super Channel on August 13th.
One of the most binged titles of 2017 for Stan in Australia, The Other Guy is a funny, raw and poignant look at break-ups in the digital age, and at the harsh reality of recovering from a heartbreak. Created by and starring leading Australian comedian Matt Okine, the series follows a successful radio host, AJ Amon (Okine), who finds himself unexpectedly back in the dating pool for the first time in a decade, after discovering his long-term girlfriend has been having an affair with his best friend.
The Other Guy co-stars Valene Kane (The Fall, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) along with a host of Australian talent including Harriet Dyer (No Activity, Love Child), Marg Downey (Fast Forward, Kath & Kim), Christiaan van Vuuren (Soul Mates, Bondi Hipsters), Adam Briggs (Cleverman, Black Comedy) and composer, performer and rising star Amali Golden (Australian Idol).
Season Two of The Other Guy is currently in development with Stan and Create NSW. Filmed in Sydney, Australia, the series is written by Okine and Becky Lucas (Please Like Me), script produced by Greg Waters (Soul Mates, Dance Academy) and directed by Kacie Anning (Fragments of Friday). An Aquarius Films and Entertainment One TV Australia production, the series received production investment funding from Screen Australia and Create NSW.
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About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Entertainment One’s robust network includes newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.
The Company’s rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.
About Aquarius Films
Aquarius Films is a Sydney-based production company focused on producing high quality feature films, television series and documentaries for the international market. The company is a creative partnership between award-winning filmmakers Angie Fielder, Polly Staniford and Cecilia Ritchie.
Aquarius currently has three films in release: Berlin Syndrome, the powerful psychological thriller from Cate Shortland (Somersault, Lore) adapted from Melanie Joosten's novel of the same name by Shaun Grant (Snowtown); the crowd-pleasing festival documentary Roller Dreams, directed by first time director (and Girls editor) Kate Hickey; and the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated blockbuster Lion. For more information, visit www.aquariusfilms.com.au.
Stan is Australia’s leading local subscription video-on-demand provider. Stan offers unlimited access to thousands of hours of entertainment, with an outstanding line-up of exclusive premieres such as Better Call Saul, Sherlock, brand new Will & Grace, Power, Girlfriend Experience, RuPaul’s Drag Race and UnREAL. New SHOWTIME series also premiere exclusively on Stan, including the recent third season of Billion currently streaming; critically acclaimed and award-nominated SMILF, last year’s TV event, David Lynch’s Twin Peak and forthcoming Escape at Dannemora.
Stan Originals include the AACTA Award-winning and Logie Award-nominated series No Activity, with its US adaptation produced by Will Ferrell’s production company Funny Or Die, which has been renewed for a second season; the critically acclaimed AACTA Award-winning and Logie Award-nominated drama series Wolf Creek and most recently Romper Stomper.
Stan’s award-winning TV shows, classic catalogue, blockbuster movies and popular kids content can be watched in full HD on your TV or favourite device, including tablets and smartphones. Now you can download and enjoy your favourite TV shows and movies and watch them anywhere, anytime, without being tied to an internet connection. Stan is a joint venture between Nine Entertainment Co. and Fairfax Media. For more information, visit www.stan.com.au
About Create NSW
Based in Sydney, Create NSW is the state government’s integrated agency for arts, screen and culture. In the screen sector, Create NSW offers incentives to attract footloose production and post-production to NSW, and offers location and production liaison services to eligible productions considering locating in NSW. The agency also offers local filmmakers numerous funding opportunities for screen projects at various stages of production, regional NSW funds and a program to support emerging filmmakers. For more information, visit www.create.nsw.gov.au