SundanceTV announced from the Television Critics’ Association (TCA) Press Tour a coproduction partnership with BBC One for a new drama series THE SPLIT, from Emmy® Award-winning writer Abi Morgan (“River,” ”Suffragette,” ”The Hour”) and produced by Jane Featherstone’s (“Broadchurch,” ”River,” ”Humans”) Sister Pictures, and Lucy Dyke (“Black Mirror”).
SundanceTV Announces Four-Part True Crime Docu-series “MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND: IN COLD BLOOD REVISITED” (WT)
The series, produced and directed by Academy Award-nominated and Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger, will focus on the brutal murder of the Clutter family in a small Kansas town in 1959, the resulting investigation, convictions and executions of Perry Smith and Richard Hickock, chronicled in Truman Capote’s landmark book, “In Cold Blood.”
DEUTSCHLAND86 returns three years later and picks up the story of East German Agent Martin Rauch (Jonas Nay) and his compatriots in the Stasi Foreign Intelligence in 1986.
Created and written by BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated producers and screenwriters Harry and Jack Williams, LIAR tells the story of a night that changes the lives of Laura Newell (Joanne Froggatt) and Andrew Ellis (Ioan Gruffudd) forever.
The darkly comic swamp noir story that follows two lifelong best friends, Hap Collins (James Purefoy), an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine (Michael Kenneth Williams), a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper will return in 2017.
The series, starring Elisabeth Moss and Gwendoline Christie, will once again be directed by Jane Campion and will also feature David Dencik, Alice Englert, and Ewen Leslie.