Steve
Lightfoot

Producer and writer for television

Steve Lightfoot Steve is currently finishing post on his series adaptation of the worldwide best-selling novel SHANTARAM for Apple where he is in an overall deal for television. The show is set to premier in the 3rd quarter of this year. 


Prior to SHANTARAM, Steve created, wrote and Executive Produced BEHIND HER EYES for Netflix. The show hit the top five on the streaming service when it launched earlier this year. Steve also created, wrote and Executive Produced THE PUNISHER starring Jon Bernthal for Netflix.

 Steve began his US career as an Executive Producer/co-showrunner of HANNIBAL for NBC. He originally comes from the UK where he was a very successful writer and producer before relocating to Los Angeles a number of years ago to work over here. His current feature work includes scripts for Legendary and MGM.




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Television

Writer & Creator 

Starring
  • Charlie Hunnam
  • Richard Roxburgh
  • Radhika Apte
  • Alexander Siddig
  • Antonia Desplat
  • Drama thriller based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts.

    Apple TV
    Starring
  • John Bernthal
  • Spin-off Marvel series starring the Hell's Kitchen vigilante The Punisher. 

    Marvel for Netflix
    Director Erik Richter Strand
    Starring
  • Simona Brown
  • Eve Hewson
  • Tom Bateman
  • Psychological thriller, based on the novel of the same name by Sarah Pinborough. 

    Left Bank for Netflix

    Writer 

    Narcos
    2 episodes season 1

    A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.



    Netflix
    WEB
    1 x 60' of 8 x 60'

    Adaptation of the John Wyndham novel.

    Route 24 for SKY
    Starring
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Mads Mikkelsen
  • Showrunning the third season

    Dino de Laurentiis Company for NBC
    Starring
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Mads Mikkelsen
  • Showrunning the second season of the drama starring Mads Mikkelsen
    Dino de Laurentiis Company for NBC
    In Development
    Producer Luc Besson
    Starring
  • François Berléand
  • Delphine Chanéac
  • Andrea Osvart
  • Rachel Skarsten
  • Television adaptation of the Transporter films
    Atlantique Productions for Cinemax
    In development
    Camelot
    2 x 60'
    Producer Graham King
    Starring
  • Jamie Campbell Bower
  • Tamsin Egerton
  • Joseph Fiennes
  • Eva Green
  • Historical drama
    TM Productions for Starz
    Creator Danny Brocklehurst
    Director Iain B MacDonald
    Starring
  • Neil Dudgeon
  • Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Will Mellor
  • Hugo Speer
  • BBC1
    Noir
    12 x 60'

    Steve is show running this television adaptation of Japanese anime

    Starz
    Starring
  • Louise Delamere
  • Jo Joyner
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Kaye Wragg
  • World Productions for Channel 4
    Hugely popular hospital drama
    BBC1
    Bloodsuckers
    Pilot for 6 x 60'
    BBC
    In development
    Empathy
    1 x 90'
    Director David Richards
    Starring
  • Stephen Moyer
  • Heather Peace
  • Mark Womack
  • Original thriller
    Carnival Films for BBC Scotland
    Great Expectations
    Pilot for 6 x 60'
    Clerkenwell Films
    In development

    Drama one off looking at a group of families' reactions to their sons' involvement in a violent crime

    Clerkenwell Films
    In development

    Producer 

    Director Marc Munden
    Writer Lucinda Coxon
    Starring
  • Gillian Anderson
  • Romola Garai
  • Adaptation of the Michel Faber classic
    Origin Pictures for BBC
    Producer of eighteen episodes of the long running medical drama
    BBC1
    Starring
  • Louise Delamere
  • Jo Joyner
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Kaye Wragg
  • World Productions for Channel 4
    Director David Drury
    Starring
  • Stephen Tompkinson
  • Psychological thriller
    Company Pictures for ITV1
    Sorted
    6 x 60'
    Creator Danny Brocklehurst
    Director Iain B MacDonald
    Starring
  • Neil Dudgeon
  • Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Will Mellor
  • Hugo Speer
  • Drama set in a postal office in Manchester
    BBC1
    Director Marc Jobst
    Writer Andrew Davies
    Starring
  • Adrian Lester
  • Jodhi May
  • Adaptation of the Joanna Briscoe novel
    Clerkenwell Films for ITV1
    Director Yann Demange
    Writer Peter Moffat
    Starring
  • Matthew MacFadyen
  • Steven Mackintosh
  • Maxine Peake
  • Tense courtroom drama
    BBC1
    House of Saddam
    BAFTA Nominated: Best Drama Serial
    4 x 60'
    Starring
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo
  • Philip Arditti
  • Mounir Margoum
  • Igor Naor
  • The rise and fall of Saddam Hussein and his dynasty
    BBC Productions for BBC1