Monday, December 3, 2018

Starz Acquires Drama 'Dublin Murders' Starring Killian Scott and Sarah Greene

Starz has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the original drama Dublin Murders starring Killian Scott (C.B. Strike) and Sarah Greene (Penny Dreadful). Based on Tana French's novels, the drama will debut stateside in 2019.

The first season of 8 episodes is adapted from the first two novels in the series of novels, In the Woods and The Likeness. Scott and Greene star as Dublin detectives Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox, whose close working relationship is sorely tested when murder cases bring up pieces of their pasts both would rather forget.

The cast also features Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Moe Dunford, Leah McNamara, Ian Kenny, Eugene O'Hare, Jonny Holden, Conleth Hill and Peter McDonald.

Sarah Phelps (The ABC Murders) developed the drama. She executive produces with Kate Harwood, Noemi Spanos, Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen, Ed Guiney, Elizabeth Kilgarriff and director Saul Dibb. Fremantle, Euston Films, Veritas Entertainment and Element Pictures produce.