Starry boost to TV series

Lily James (with producers Faith Penhale and Harvey Weinstein) stars in War And Peace, a miniseries The Weinstein Company is producing with the BBC.
Lily James (with producers Faith Penhale and Harvey Weinstein) stars in War And Peace, a miniseries The Weinstein Company is producing with the BBC. PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Riley Keough (above), granddaughter of Elvis Presley, stars in The Girlfriend Experience, a show inspired by director Steven Soderbergh's 2009 film of the same name about a high-end escort.
Riley Keough (above), granddaughter of Elvis Presley, stars in The Girlfriend Experience, a show inspired by director Steven Soderbergh's 2009 film of the same name about a high-end escort.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Hot television shows including War And Peace, The Girlfriend Experience and the X-Files revival are taking centre stage in Cannes, at the premier trade show Mipcom that started on Monday.

Lily James stars in War And Peace, a miniseries The Weinstein Company is producing with the BBC.

Riley Keough, granddaughter of Elvis Presley, stars in The Girlfriend Experience, a show inspired by director Steven Soderbergh’s 2009 film of the same name about a high-end escort.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 07, 2015, with the headline 'Starry boost to TV series'. Print Edition | Subscribe