Munich, Germany – TAKE TWO, a new, fun and witty detective crime series, will be produced by TANDEM Productions (a STUDIOCANAL Company) in partnership with Terri Edda Miller and Andrew W. Marlowe under their MilMar Pictures banner, it was announced today by TANDEM CEO / Partner Rola Bauer. Best known as the creator and executive producers of the hit series Castle, Marlowe and Miller, will executive produce TAKE TWO along with Bauer. Worldwide distribution is handled by STUDIOCANAL.
“Terri and Andrew both have such wonderful voices and together their combined talents are electric,” says Bauer. “We couldn’t be more delighted to be working with them on such a playfully fun new procedural series like TAKE TWO.”
”We are thrilled to be partnering with Rola and the innovative group at TANDEM on this exciting new series,” says Terri and Andrew.
In TAKE TWO, an L.A. private investigator, Eddie Valetik, looking to drum up business, hires a fresh-out-of rehab, uninsurable actress and former star of a hit cop show, Emma Swift, to appear in his late-night TV ads. To Eddie’s chagrin, there’s a flood of responses… wanting to hire Emma! Spoiled, difficult, but on the verge of eviction, Emma’s more than happy to take on the role of Eddie’s partner, drawing on her acting skills and the numerous plots she’s experienced in her TV series to help solve their cases. Meanwhile, sparks fly between Eddie and Emma, who he must keep on a short leash and out of trouble.
In addition to Castle, Marlowe’s work in television and film include the sci-fi thriller, Hollow Man, starring Kevin Bacon and the hit film, Air Force One, starring Harrison Ford. As Executive Producer of Castle, Miller is well-known among the shows fans for scripting many of the series most beloved episodes. Her credits also include writing and directing the award-winning film festival favorites DysEnchanted, starring Alexis Bledel and Jim Belushi, and My Femme Lady.
ABOUT MILMAR PICTURES
In 2013, Andrew W. Marlowe and Terri Edda Miller partnered to form MilMar Pictures with the goal of bringing imaginative multi-platform storytelling and high-quality production to audiences worldwide.
Marlowe is the creator of the hit, ABC Television series CASTLE, serving as its Executive Producer and Showrunner for its first seven seasons. Now in its eighth year, CASTLE has been honored with numerous awards, including four People’s Choice Awards for TV’s Best Crime Drama.
Marlowe’s film credits include the action blockbuster AIR FORCE ONE, starring Harrison Ford and directed by Wolfgang Petersen; the Arnold Schwarzenegger millennial thriller END OF DAYS; and the sci-fi thriller HOLLOW MAN, directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Kevin Bacon and Elisabeth Shue.
In her 7 seasons as a writer and Executive Producer on CASTLE, Miller was responsible for many of the series key episodes. She was instrumental in spearheading initiatives in non-traditional outlets as a means of enhancing Castle’s narrative outreach, overseeing the creative development of franchise Initiatives for the show and originating an integrated meta in-world digital presence across multiple social media platforms.
Miller, an award-winning writer and director of numerous shorts and documentaries, including Sundance favorite Dysenchanted, has developed many feature and television projects with Dreamworks, Disney and ABC, including ‘Whit & Wisdom,’ ‘Game Rules’ and her original screenplay ‘Bedwarmer.’