British Psychological Thriller "Hollington Drive" Debuts in the US Exclusively on Sundance Now
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The unnerving, British crime thriller Hollington Drive is making its US debut on Sundance Now and AMC+ on Thursday, November 18. New episodes are set to debut weekly with the finale premiering Thursday, December 9.
Hollington Drive focuses on the lives of two sisters, Theresa (Anna Maxwell Martin, Line of Duty, Motherland), and her older head teacher sibling, Helen (Rachael Stirling, The Bletchley Circle, Detectorists). After Theresa's ten-year-old son, Ben (Fraser Holmes), asks to play in the nearby park with his cousin Eva (Amelie Bea Smith, The Haunting of Bly Manor, EastEnders) and the children don't return on time, Theresa goes in search. Her suspicions are heightened when she finds the children on the edge of a woodland area, and they appear to be fighting. Immediately her instincts tell her something terrible has happened. This is all too realized when later that evening a distraught neighbor, Jean (Jodie McNee, Judy, Britannia), learns her ten-year-old son Alex (Hughie Hamer, Brave Bunnies, Medici) has gone missing.
In a plot thick with secrets, lies, twists and turns, Theresa can't help thinking her son knows more than he is saying. Could Ben and his cousin Eva be implicated in Alex's disappearance? Why are they both so subdued and now behaving out of character? The neighborhood is compelled to help with the search for Alex, but what if he's been murdered and her own son is his killer?
Praised by the UK media with glowing reviews and hailed as a must-see series, Hollington Drive is written by Sophie Petzal (Blood, The Last Kingdom), who recently won the IFTA for Best Drama and a Writers' Guild of Great Britain award for Best Long Form Drama for Blood, and directed by Carolina Giammetta (The Drowning, Doctors). Petzal and Jonathan Fisher (Blood, Midsomer Murders) serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Catrin Lewis Defis (Broadchurch, Doctor Who). Production company is Drive Through Pictures Limited and All3Media handles the international distribution.
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AMC Networks' streaming service Sundance Now is for culture craving TV watchers looking for their next series to obsess over and offers a rich selection of original and exclusive series from engrossing true crime to heart-stopping dramas and fiercely intelligent thrillers from around the world, all streaming commercial-free. Adding exclusive new programs every week, Sundance Now has exclusively premiered several distinctive, critically acclaimed Sundance Now Original Series, including supernatural drama A Discovery of Witches; glamourous thriller Riviera; and critically acclaimed French spy drama The Bureau; plus Sundance Now Exclusives, such as Nordic noir thriller Wisting and British drama Des starring David Tennant; as well as riveting true crime series like No One Saw a Thing.
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October 25, 2021 8:00am ET by AMC