IM Global Television to handle worldwide rights for Walter Parkes and Billy Finkelstein's legal drama 'Justice' from Image Nation Abu DhabiJanuary 2017
IM Global Television has secured the worldwide distribution rights to Image Nation Abu Dhabi and Beelink Productions’ legal drama JUSTICE created by Oscar nominee Walter Parkes (He Named Me Malala, Flight) and Emmy Award winning producer Billy Finkelstein (LA Law, NYBD Blue) it was announced today by IM Global Television President of International Distribution and Co-Productions Eli Shibley.
The company is already in discussions with multiple regional and international channels and platforms interested in securing the rights and will be looking to close deals leading into NATPE in Miami later this month.
Said Shibley, “As the first of many international scripted co-productions for IM Global Television Distribution, we are honored to work with Image Nation and Beelink Media in delivering JUSTICE to the global market. The unparalleled production value and contemporary storytelling of the series is a true testament to the seamless creative collaboration between top level local talent and talented US creatives.”
Based on real cases from the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department - who partnered on the production for authenticity - JUSTICE is a compelling legal and family drama set in Abu Dhabi focusing on Farah, an ambitious and passionate young lawyer who has just returned home after receiving her law degree in the US. Farah’s father is one of the UAE’s top lawyers, and he has big plans for his daughter’s career at his prestigious firm. Although she has always looked up to her father, Farah has other ideas and is determined to succeed on her own. The series is directed by Ahmed Khaled and stars Fatima Al Taei, Mansoor Al Feeli, Mohamed Alamiri, and Malak Al Khalidi. Marc Lorber, Safa Aburizik and Mohammed Mashish serve as executive producers.