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Fran Harris

Writer

Agent: Jean Kitson - jean@kitsonpress.co.uk

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Fran Harris is a screenwriter and TV series creator, with a background in development and distribution at Warner Bros, Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox.

Based between Dublin and London, Fran is currently in the writers’ room for the TV adaptation of Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen for Moonage / Miramax. She is also working on a development commission by RTE for an original relationship drama Yes! which she created and serves as EP on. Fran recently co-wrote Blue Lights with Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson which is now in production, commissioned by the BBC. Fran also recently wrote an episode on new crime drama North Sea Connection (RTE & Viaplay.) Her feature debut In/Visible is being produced by Vico Films (The Young Offenders) in association with Screen Ireland. She is also co-writing a new crime drama with Gary Tieche (AMC’s Preacher) which is being produced by Element 8 and ShinAwil. Later in 2022, Fran is set to board a new TV crime drama (8 x 60’ ) as head writer, in development with ZDFE.

Work

Current

Yes!
925 / RTÉ

6 x 30′ drama in development

Murphy's Law
ShinAwil / Screen Ireland

6 x 30′ romantic comedy in development

Blue Lights
Two Cities TV / BBC

Associate Producer, storylining season one and writing 2 x 60′ episodes of new drama series.

North Sea Connection
RTE / Viaplay

1 x 60′ episode for new crime drama series.

In/Visible
Vico Films

An original comedy-drama feature currently in development with Screen Ireland, co-produced by Cormac Fox at Vico Films (BBC’s The Young Offenders).

Loyal
Ripple World

An original and returnable (6 x 60′) spy-thriller TV series in development with Ripple World.

Clean Sweep
ShinAwil / Element 8

Co-writing with Gary Tieche (writer and exec-producer on Sony/AMC’s Preacher). In development.

An eight part returning TV crime-drama, which has already pre-sold in a number of international territories.

Title TBA
Tile Media

Currently writing pilot episode of new crime drama series for ZDFe

Film

Netherland

Original adaption of the Pen/Faulkner winner and New York Times best- selling novel Netherland by Joseph O’ Neill.

Succession
Screen Ireland

Debut feature film screenplay with development funding from Screen Ireland. An original fantasy movie that follows a princess who is forced to battle against evil to save her family, her land and herself. Guillermo Del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth meets Disney’s Maleficent.