PRAGUE: The upcoming US series Whiskey Cavalier, which shot its pilot episode in Prague in March 2018, has been approved for a second boost of Czech film incentives.
The first round, in February 2018, netted 23.5 m CZK / 900,000 EUR under the 20% Czech tax rebate scheme administered by the Czech Film Fund. The second round has allocated 224 m CZK / 8.6 m EUR for the series, which is the second largest amount allocated by the Czech film incentives programme in the last two years.
Whiskey Cavalier is a comedic spy series for the US network ABC, which is scheduled to premiere in 2019. Czech based production company Stillking Films is producing locally.
Stillking is also producing the upcoming Amazon Prime series, the neo-noir fantasy Carnival Row starring Orlando Bloom. The series was approved for 261 m CZK / 10 m EUR in incentives in 2017. The series, also set to premiere in 2019, has eight episodes completed.