German Leonine Studios has acquired distribution rights to the Australian crime drama from AGC Television Too much†
The eight-part series is based on the Crimson Lake novel series by writer Candice Fox and recently debuted on the ABC in Australia. In the US it will come out on Amazon’s IMDb TV (coming soon Amazon Freevee)
Set against a backdrop of crocodile-infested waters and quirky locals, unadulterated cop Ted Conkaffey (Thomas Jane) is recruited by eccentric small-town investigator Amnda Pharrell (Nicole Chamoun) to murder a brilliant tech pioneer.
Yolanda Ramke (Chasing Bly Manor† cargo) wrote and created the show, along with Jocelyn Moorhouse (Wakefield), Catherine Millar (twisted), Ben Howling (cargo) and Grant Brown (Rush†
Australian duo EQ Media Group and Beyond Entertainment produced the show in partnership with Renegade Entertainment. The ABC was a major funder, along with AGC Television in association with Aperture Media Partners and Screen Australia.
Last week, AGC Television, the television arm of Stuart Ford’s Hollywood-based AGC Studios, chose a trio of novels by American author Jayne Allen.