BBC acquires highly anticipated crime series The Investigation
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The BBC has acquired highly anticipated six-part new crime series, The Investigation from Fremantle.
Produced by Fremantle’s Scandinavian drama producers, Miso Film, Miso Film, and written and directed by the Oscar-nominated Tobias Lindholm (A Hijacking, A War, Mindhunter), the series follows the complex investigation carried out by Jens Møller, the Head of Homicide for the Copenhagen Police, surrounding the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Søren Malling (A Hijacking, Borgen) leads the cast as Jens Møller, alongside Pilou Asbæk (Game Of Thrones, A War) as the prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen and Pernilla August (Star Wars, Best Intentions) and Rolf Lassgård (The Hunters, Downsizing) as Kim Wall’s parents, Ingrid and Joachim Wall. Further cast includes Laura Christensen, Anders Juul, Henrik Birch, Hans Henrik Clemensen, Dulfi Al-Jabouri and Charlotte Munck.
Jamie Lynn, EVP Head of EMEA Distribution, Fremantle, says: “BBC is a partner of tremendous credibility that appreciate not only the filmmaking prowess of a master cinematic storyteller like Tobias Lindholm, but also the painstaking research that has gone into The Investigation to ensure this true crime drama faithfully tells the story that captivated the world’s attention in 2017. While crafting a gripping series as suspenseful as anything fictional, the committed research Tobias and the team have put into this project will ensure this a TV event like no other.”
Further details will be announced at a later date.
Source BBC One
October 9, 2019 5:25am ET by Pressparty