Jed Mercurio

Distributor Hat Trick International (HTI) has closed multiple international sales on ITV series “DI Ray,” from “Line of Duty” creator Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television. Both seasons of the crime drama, created and written by former “Line of Duty” actor Maya Sondhi, have been acquired by PBS Distribution in a multi-rights deal that will…

Prasanna Puwanarajah, who stars as Martin Bashir on season 5 of “The Crown,” is working again with “Line of Duty” creator Jed Mercurio, this time on an adaptation of Rachel Clarke’s pandemic-themed bestseller “Breathtaking.” The book is being developed as a three-part as-yet-untitled drama for U.K. broadcaster ITV, Puwanarajah, who…