PICO DA NEBLINA tells the story of Biriba (Luis Navarro), a young trafficker from São Paulo who decides to leave behind a life of crime and use his knowledge to legally sell the product, together with his inexperienced partner and investor, Vini (Daniel Furlan). Biriba will have to deal with the weight and pressures of his past life, linked to his friend Salim (Henrique Santana), and the innumerable business challenges he will face.
In the summer of 2014, three Jewish teenagers are kidnapped and murdered by Hamas militants. Israel is shocked, shaken and furious. Two days later, the burned body of a Palestinian teenager from eastern Jerusalem is found in a forest on the western outskirts of the city. In the ensuing days, an agent from the internal terror division of the Shin Bet investigates the murder, while the parents of the slain teenager begin their long and anguished journey toward justice and consolation.
In Mr Inbetween, Ryan plays “Ray Shoesmith,” a father, ex-husband, boyfriend and best friend: tough roles to juggle in the modern age. Even harder when you’re a criminal for hire.
A new phenomenon starts happening all over the world. Powerful flashes of light occur in the ocean, and people from the past appear from three time periods; the stone age, the Viking age, and the late 1800s. No one understands how this is possible, and the people from the past, called ”beforeigners”, have no memory of what’s transpired.
A couple of years later, Alfhildr – who comes from the Viking Age – is teamed up with burned-out police officer Lars Haaland as part of the police department’s integration program. While investigating the murder of a woman with Stone Age tattoos, Lars and Alfhildr make unexpected discoveries.
Norwegian actor Nicolai Cleve Broch (Max Manus, Acquitted) stars as detective Lars Haaland alongside Finnish Krista Kosonen (Blade Runner 2049) who plays Alfhildr Enginnsdottir.
Becca, a 16-year-old girl, arrives at her new foster home located in a remote area. Her foster siblings are less than welcoming but none more so than the 11-year-old biological son of their foster parents. Becca tries to keep to herself and adjust to her new home, but strange things start to happen around her, and Becca is uncertain about who or what is responsible.
Jett stars Carla Gugino (San Andreas, The Haunting of Hill House) as world-class thief Daisy “Jett” Kowalski. Fresh out of prison, she is forced back into doing what she does best, and a cast of morally ambivalent, dangerous and eccentric criminals, from budding femme fatales to compromised law enforcers, are determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.
When day turns to night, ordinary people compete for freedom in the world’s deadliest street race. Over one long, crazy, life changing night, they’re competing to win the ultimate prize – freedom from the curfew that controls their lives.
The series is set in early 1990s Boston, rife with criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm.
Assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward arrives from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rohr. Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers from Charlestown in a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
This unvarnished, highly realistic HBO drama series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore – one that culminates in a complex series of dangerous wiretaps and surveillance. Told from the points of view of both the police and their targets, the series captures a universe where easy distinctions between good and evil, and crime and punishment, are challenged at every turn.
Aksel, a successful businessman, returns to his Norwegian hometown 20 years after having been acquitted of the murder of his high school sweetheart Karine. But the reception from family and old friends is anything but cordial. At the same time, the future is at stake for the small fjord village’s largest business, which is owned by Karine’s mother.
Inspired by true events, I Am the Night tells the incredible story of Fauna Hodel who was given away at birth. As Fauna begins to investigate the unbelievable secrets to her past, she meets a ruined reporter, haunted by the case that undid him. Together they both follow a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel, a man involved in some of Hollywood’s darkest debauchery and possibly it’s most infamous unsolved crime.
Set in a crumbling cop shop on the wrong side of Manchester, the series follows a group of police on the front line, wondering what they did to end up here, in this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious murderers are all in a day’s work for this close-knit team, led by the dizzyingly capable but unquestionably unhinged DI Vivienne Deering. But when a particularly twisted serial killer emerges, it leaves even the most hardened of these seasoned coppers reeling.
Based on Michelle Dean’s 2016 Buzzfeed article “Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom To Be Murdered” and explores the tragic relationship between young Gypsy Blanchard and her overprotective mother Dee Dee. As Gypsy strives to break free from her mom’s controlling influence, she begins to uncover a host of secrets that propel her down a deadly path.
Fans of Pretty Little Liars have a new mystery to solve, and this time it involves a murder in the college town of Beacon Heights, where everything is not as perfect as it seems. Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists tells the story of a town of overachievers who are under an intense amount of pressure to succeed. When their high-stakes college environment pushes them to a breaking point, someone snaps. And kills someone. As they work together to solve the murder mystery, it soon becomes clear that behind every Perfectionist is a secret, a lie – and a needed alibi.
Inspired by Wallace Souza’s real life story, the series tell the irresistible rise and descent into hell of this small time cop from Manaus who became “Tony”, the almighty host of the show “Crime Time”, where crime scenes are broadcasted night after night.
When her daughter Julie disappears in Paris’ underground tunnels, retired cop Catherine embarks on a race against time to find her. With the help of Julie’s police partner, she investigates the mysteries of Julie’s past and the horrors of the city’s underbelly.
“Baron Noir” tells the political and judicial battles of Philippe Rickwaert, who is both a mayor in the North of France and a member of the French Parliament. Between the two rounds of the presidential election, Rickwaert’s future collapses when his mentor, the candidate for the main left-wing party, sacrificies him in order to save his campaign.
Miss Sherlock is a consulting detective with unparalleled observation and deductive reasoning skills. She takes on cases that the Tokyo police are unable to solve on their own.
A six-episode hour-long horror series that takes place across six Asian countries – Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand – with each episode based on a modern adaptation of each country’s deeply-rooted myths and folklore, featuring supernatural beings and occult beliefs.
A spine-chilling anthology series unlike any other, “Channel Zero” devotes each season to telling one original horror story.
Tell Me a Story takes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. Set in modern-day New York City, the first season of this serialized drama interweaves “The Three Little Pigs,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Hansel and Gretel” into an epic and subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge and murder.
When a hack is unleashed on a German bank, cyber-crimes investigator Lisa Metz gets sent to Timisoara, a city in Romania, where the hack seems to have originated. Lisa is a German from the original German community in Romania, though she’s lived in Germany for most of her life. This journey will have her come to grips with her family’s murky past, as well as the culture clash she’s reminded of every step of the way.
An innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board” goes wrong when the five teen girls who played start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, forcing the survivors to figure out why they’re being targeted – and whether the evil force hunting them down is one of their own.
An eight-episode story charting seven day’s from the life of a cocaine dealer whose perfectly organised life begins to sink into chaos while he is forced to make the most important choices in his life.
Juggling a new relationship, parental responsibilities, friendship and a sick brother while earning a living would be difficult for anyone, but it’s particularly difficult when you’re a hitman. Ray Shoesmith “takes care of people” – collecting debts, relieving them of drugs and guns, and often taking care of them on a permanent basis.
Based on a prison break in upstate New York in 2015, this is the story of two convicts who spawned a statewide manhunt and were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee who became involved with both men.
A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, CASTLE ROCK combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.
Mayans M.C. is the next chapter in the Sons of Anarchy saga. Set in a post-Jax Teller world, Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp.
Roberto Ávila is a hitman with a unique advantage to his job: his organization owns a funeral business that destroys all evidence of his crimes.
His life will spin out of control when he gets promoted and starts teaching a troubled teenager about the business, while keeping his true persona a secret to his wife and only son.
Camille Preaker, a city journalist with a history of psychiatric issues, returns to her rural hometown of Wind Gap, MO to cover the apparent murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, Camille finds herself clashing with her overbearing mother, Adora, falling back into a dangerous series of self-destructive habits, and identifying with the young murder victims a bit too closely.
An all-new dramatic series based on the crime novels by J.K. Rowling (under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith) that follows weathered war-veteran-turned-private detective Cormoran Strike and his resourceful assistant, Robin Ellacott.
Beginning in 1979 in Palermo, the story unfolds through the eyes of one young boy, Salvatore, and his family. As Salvatore falls in love with new girl at school Alice and competes for her affection with best friend Fofo, his father Lorenzo tries to stay true his principles in a city where the Mafia code prevails. But the more he resists the inevitable pull of the Mafia, the more he has to compromise.
Bad Banks takes a fascinating look behind the scenes of the world of high finance. It is an adrenaline-driven game of power and manipulation, of economic interests and political common sense, of personal ambitions and shifting loyalties. To survive in this game of power, you have to surpass yourself and be willing to overstep boundaries.
While investigating what appears to be the routine death of a computer hacker in London, partners and enemies, Charlie Hicks and Elaine Renko, inadvertently stumble upon proof that the world is facing certain destruction – in only five years. This is a terrifying reality that the secret state is urgently attempting to suppress. As Hicks and Renko find themselves pursued by ruthless Security Service operatives, who are willing to kill them in order to keep them silent, they must use all their ingenuity to protect themselves and those that they love.
Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings Killing Eve centers on two women; Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn’t fulfil her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. These two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.
A series of violent videos from an unknown user named ‘monkeyman’ target Hailey, Rowan and Elisia – a group of high school students whose pasts are inexplicably connected. t@gged is a modern day thriller that explores the terrifying risks of social media in a world of anonymity.
In THE DISAPPEARANCE, Anthony’s extended family is devastated by his unexplained and sudden disappearance. The series premiere opens the story the night before Anthony’s disappearance and follows the family through the investigation of his sudden vanishing. As the fractured family bands together to solve the mystery that has uprooted their lives, long-held secrets are uncovered. Driven by hope and a relentless determination to do whatever necessary to uncover the mystery, the same hidden truths that threaten to shatter this family may also be the very key to reuniting them.
In this all-new dark comedy series, a depressed hitman has a career epiphany when he discovers the intoxicating world of LA theater acting, but his criminal ties won’t let him walk away.
From Steven Soderbergh, this six-part thriller focuses on a successful children’s author and illustrator whose rural idealism gets submerged by an avalanche of deception, lies, corruption… and murder.
On Chicago’s south side, an average day finds kids prepping for school as their parents head off to work, young adults trying to make a living, and the elders keeping an eye on things from their front porches. But in this tough neighborhood, real dangers threaten daily to squelch dreams, and the simplest decisions can have life or death consequences. THE CHI is a timely coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.
Following the home invasion murder of Matt Skokie – a war vet – and an assault on his wife Gwen, four suspects are brought into custody: Tony Gutiérrez, an impressionable teen who got in way over his head even under the watchful eye of his dedicated and hard-working father, Alonzo Gutiérrez. Hector Tontz, a young man who has lived life on the fringes of society and has made bad decisions just to survive. Carter Nix and Aubry Taylor, two incredibly lost souls whose addiction to drugs and to one another has become destructive and paralyzing.
Though the suspects fit a profile, they and their situations are far more complicated than anyone would have initially believed… As is true for the victims themselves.
This thrilling film about the dangers of the digital age, and the risks we take when we put our entire lives online, follows YouTube sensation Garrett and an obsessive superfan-turned-stalker who will stop at nothing to get close to him.
Relu is a family man. He has a wife, two children and he leads a double life. Seen through the eyes of his family, Relu Oncescu seems to be an ordinary taxi driver. No one suspects that Relu works as a collector for Capitanu, a local mobster. Neither of the worlds he is living in knows about the other. Relu manages to keep everything under control, but not for long. With each passing day the secrets become more and more overwhelming and the lies start coming to light one by one.
The Pack is a story about border guards in the Bieszczady but also about a place which determines specific attitudes and behaviours. The story starts with a bomb attack which kills officers from a Border Guard unit deployed in the Bieszczady Mountains. Only one of them survives. Captain Rebrow (Leszek Lichota) loses his friends and his beloved Ewa in the attack. Feeling confused, he tries to get at the bottom of the assault and find out who is the mastermind behind the bombing. His commanders are also determined to reveal the truth. The official investigation is led by the prosecutor’s office.
All-new half-hour anthology series from Jay and Mark Duplass that tells assorted tales of the various characters who pass through a single room of an average American motel.
Los Angeles 1983. SNOWFALL is a drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course, including Franklin Saint, a young street entrepreneur on a quest for betterment; Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald, a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras; and Lucia Villanueva, the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.
EL JARDÍN DE BRONCE – The life of Fabián Lila Danubio changes forever when their four year-old daughter disappears without trace on the Buenos Aires subway. There is no motive, no clues and no witnesses. The parents conduct a desperate search over many years and finally come to a surprising conclusion.
The Good Fight picks up one year after the events of the final episode of “The Good Wife.” In the new series, an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart’s savings. Forced out of Lockhart & Lee, they join Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s preeminent law firms.
The new limited event series TWIN PEAKS picks up twenty-five years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. Considered one of the most influential television series of all time, the new TWIN PEAKS stars Golden Globe® winner and Emmy® nominee Kyle MacLachlan as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper.
Enforcing his own brand of justice a strong-willed, quiet lawman haunted by his past, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens has returned to his native Kentucky to do what he has always done best – see that justice is served. When a case brings him face-to-face with an old friend who is now on the wrong side of the law, Raylan must also confront some long unfinished business with his ex-wife and aging father. This series is based on a short story by the international best-selling author of 3:10 to “Yuma” and “Get Shorty”, Elmore Leonard.
Guerrilla tells the story of two politically engaged and idealistic young lovers, who set out to fight against the injustice and deep-rooted prejudice that they face on a daily basis in 1970s London. Marcus and Jas are passionate Black Power freedom fighters, whose fervour for each other is matched by their desire for social revolution.
Spy drama set at the CIA in modern-day Berlin, where a new case officer is on a mission to uncover the source of a leak supplying information to a whistleblower. Faced with deception, danger and moral compromises he dives deeper into the German capital’s hall of mirrors and uncovers the threads of a conspiracy leading back to Washington.
Liar tells the story of a night that changes the lives of Laura Nielson and Andrew Earlham forever.
Laura is a smart and dedicated teacher, not long out of a relationship and unsure about getting back on the dating scene. Andrew is a renowned surgeon whose son is a pupil at Laura’s school. An initial attraction leads to a date, but neither fully realises the far-reaching consequences that their meeting will have on each other or their families. Truth and consequences go hand in hand in a tense and gripping thriller that examines both sides of a relationship and both sides of the truth. Are there really two sides to every story?
A serial killer thriller told in reverse, RELLIK gradually unravels the truth behind a string of gruesome murders. Damaged and charismatic detective, DCI Gabriel Markham, is on an obsessive hunt for a brutal killer. As his personal and professional lives unfurl, RELLIK explores how our pasts make us who we are.
Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the
ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s
shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father’s legacy is a
poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must
navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder, and betrayal, a dark family mystery unfolds in a combustible tale of love and treachery.
Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley star in an HBO limited drama series that tells the darkly comedic story of three northern-California mothers whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
The mini series Valea Muta (Silent Valley) explores the relationship between two teenagers who are going back and forth between friendship and mutual attraction while they are trapped in a series of events that put them in danger: they witness multiple killings committed in a forest near Brasov.
The series Wasteland (Pustina) opens with an event that will have a life-changing effect on all the members of a close-knit, multi-generational village community in Northern Bohemia. Just as the mayor of Pustina, Hana Sikorova, reaches the peak of her struggle against a large, foreign mining company that is eager to access the huge coal reserves that lie beneath the village, and is offering villagers attractive compensation in exchange for selling their homes, her fourteen-year old daughter Misha goes missing. As long-standing family relationships begin to disintegrate, Hana starts to doubt the integrity of every member of her community. Initially helpful in the desperate search for the missing Misa, the citizens of Pustina soon begin to reveal their true colors.
Set in and around Memphis during the early 1970s, Quarry is a thrilling action drama that centers on the character of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home from a second tour of duty in Vietnam, only to find himself stigmatized by his involvement in a highly publicized massacre while fighting abroad. Though he and his fellow Marine Arthur Solomon have been exonerated of wrongdoing, they are greeted with hostility and rejection in Memphis, with neither able to land a decent job. With Mac’s relationship with his wife Joni growing tenuous, he and Arthur are tempted by a lucrative offer from The Broker, a shady criminal involved in a network of killing and corruption that spans the length of the Mississippi River. At first, Mac refuses to offer up his services to The Broker, but after Arthur opts to trade his principles for quick cash, Mac – whom The Broker codenames “Quarry” – finds himself conscripted against his better judgment into The Broker’s crew, a turn of events that has dire consequences for both himself and Joni.
A provocative look at the worlds of horseracing and gambling, told through a diverse group of characters surrounding a California racetrack. The series centers on an intuitive tough guy named Chester “Ace” Bernstein, who has always been involved with gambling, from bookmaking and money laundering to casino operations. Recently released from prison after three years, he teams with Gus Economou, his longtime chauffeur and muscle, to craft a complex plan involving the Santa Anita Racetrack in California. As they plot out Ace’s strategy, the pair recruits Turo Escalante, a successful trainer with a sordid reputation. In the meantime, an old trainer nurtures a possible breakthrough thoroughbred, while a ragtag group of four racetrack groupies band together to try to catch lightning in a bottle – as winners of an elusive Pick Six bet.
Covering such genres as science fiction, horror and noire, this half-hour series will be comprised of six anthology editions set within a slightly surreal, retro-futuristic urban landscape, and filled with larger-than-life characters as well as violence, sex intrigue and dark humor.
He was the most vilified dictator of our generation, a ruthless Machiavellian dictator whose attempt to impose his will, and ubiquitous image, on Iraq and its neighbors led to a pair of wars with the U.S. and, finally, his capture and execution. This four-hour miniseries tells, with stunning authority and detail, the behind-the-scenes saga of House of Saddam.
Mamon is a fictional series set in current-day Czech Republic but has its roots in the 1990s.
The story is an accurate portrayal of real 1990´s practices: the privatization of state companies, embezzlement and corruption at the public prosecutor´s office. The main character of the story is a journalist working on an important investigation of a major state entity. During a background check for the story he stumbles across controversial information regarding his own brother, who seems to be involved in a related scandal. The series follows several story lines, majoring on the work of the investigative journalist and his relationship with his own family, the investigation into a state-owned company, the part played by the police in the matter and the questionable practices operating in the public prosecution office. There is also another connection between the main character and the investigation, a religious motif, which is an integral part of the whole story.
The Pact is a six-episode thriller series, set in the reality of modern Poland. The main character is Piotr, (Marcin Dorociński), a celebrated investigative journalist whom we first meet during a media frenzy arising from his latest investigative article.
The Miklósi family have a life anyone would envy. The father, Attila, is a prosperous entrepreneur; the mother, Janka, does voluntary work at a charity for the homeless. Mira, their daughter, is top of her class and even the rebellious black sheep, Márk, is talented and is planning a career as a rapper. Their easy living, however, is just an illusion and when the father resolves to turn over a new leaf, their idyll is shattered. We soon see that each of the family members has different ideas about how they want to get on in life.
From the producers of “Orphan Black”, “Killjoys” follows a fun-loving, hard-living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multi-planetary class war. Hannah John-Kamen stars as the gorgeous, complicated, and deadly Dutch. A top-level Killjoy, she’s a much loved and charming presence in her community, with a unique gift for earning people’s trust and respect, regardless of their class. Beneath her banter and protective flirtations, however, lies a dark and secret past.
From the producers of “True Detective,” “Mr. Robot” follows Elliot, a young and brilliant programmer who has perfected the art of computer hacking. Elliot suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder, making hacking into peoples’ lives his only means of human connection. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people he cares about from those who are trying to hurt them. Ultimately, he finds himself at the intersection between his day job at a cybersecurity firm and “F-Society,” an underground hacking collective that is trying to recruit Elliot to help take down the “one-percent.”
The Night Of offers viewers an invigorating new take on the crime-drama genre, exploring the vagaries of a single murder case through multiple, contentious points of view. Starring John Turturro as an embattled defense attorney and Riz Ahmed as his young Pakistani-American client, the story centers around the brutal murder of a young woman on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, examining the initial police investigation, arrest, and imprisonment of the prime suspect – a likeable, unassuming college student who finds himself and his family thrown into the pit of NYC’s criminal, legal, penal and judicial system. Meanwhile, his lawyer, an inveterate “precinct trawler” who lucks into the biggest case of his life, becomes entangled in a web of complicated legal maneuverings by detectives and rival attorneys that undermine his ability to try the case. Written by Steven Zaillian (Oscar®-winning writer of Schindler’s List) and Richard Price (The Wire, Oscar®-nominated for the adapted screenplay of The Color of Money), The Night Of takes an unvarnished look at both the multifaceted NYC criminal- justice system and the feral purgatory of Rikers Island, where the accused await trial for felony crimes.
A mother vanishes into thin air. Her children, abandoned in her car, also end up missing. As police search for clues over three gut-wrenching months, the woman’s husband and family learn that nobody’s quite what they seem.
An unusual and emotional new series, In Treatment brings a dynamic new focus to a staple of modern society – the psychotherapy session. Five individual stories will be played out over nine weeks, with each story anchored on a specific weekday.
From Emmy nominated executive producer/writer Graham Yost (Band of Brothers) and executive producer/director Jon Avnet (Fried Green Tomatoes, Uprising) comes this stylish ensemble drama that tells the street-level story of the City of Angels with a unique twist — as seen from the diverse perspectives of the city’s unsung and imperfect heroes. These are the cops, paramedics, beat reporters, members of the D.A.’s office and city officials whose stories overlap and intertwine, creating the experience that is Boomtown.
With its cobbled streets and ancient abbey, the town of Pagford, England appears perfectly idyllic, but behind its pretty façade lies a town at war. Based on the 2012 bestseller by renowned author J.K. Rowling (the Harry Potter series), The Casual Vacancy is a decidedly adult drama that brings to life the dramatic conflicts between rich and poor, parents and children, wives and husbands, teachers and pupils. On the verge of a nearly split vote over the future of Sweetlove House, a community center and Pagford institution, the sudden and unexpected death of a beloved Parish councilmember, Barry Fairbrother, creates a power vacuum that consumes the town and acts as a catalyst for a battle between its residents. As neighbors hastily choose sides, the race gets deeply personal when those standing for election find their darkest secrets revealed online by an unknown blogger, provoking outrage and controversy. A tale of class conflict and political upheaval, The Casual Vacancy is a fusion of comedy and tragedy that probes the effects of mortality and the depths of morality.
Based on Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, Angels in America explores the politics, morality and search for hope in the story of six interconnected characters and an Angel in the complex and turbulent world of New York in the late 1980’s. Spanning the extremes of comedy and tragedy, love and betrayal, and life and death, Angels in America is a journey through the landscape of despair and hope that defines America at the end of the 20th Century.
A feudal society called Badlands, has emerged in the wake of civilization’s destruction. It’s uneasily divided among 7 Rival Barons. Each Baron enforces their iron rule with the aid of trained assassins known as Clippers.
The most lethal Clipper is Sunny. Sunny rescues M.K, a teenage boy who has survived a deadly ambush. Sunny soon discovers that he harbors a dark secret and has a hefty bounty on his head. Together, they embark on an odyssey that could mean the difference between chaos and enlightenment for everyone in the Badlands.
Think having three wives is a dream come true? Think again. Big Love tells the story of Bill Henrickson, a practicing polygamist who lives in suburban Salt Lake City with his three wives and seven children. An independent businessman who runs a growing chain of hardware stores, Bill faces a myriad of challenges in meeting the emotional, romantic and financial needs of his wives – Barb, Nicki and Margene – while dealing with their kids, three adjoined houses, an ever-mounting avalanche of bills, and the opening of his newest hardware store. Complicating matters are a series of crises affecting his parents, Franklin and Lois, who live on a polygamist compound in rural Utah, as well as an unexpected business challenge from Roman, one of his fathers-in-law and the “Prophet” of the polygamist commune where his parents live.
Based on Michael Connelly’s international bestselling novels.
LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch is relentless. Even in the face of threats to himself and those he loves, he will stop at nothing to bring justice to victims. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to remain loyal to his personal code: “Everybody counts or nobody counts”. Bosch chases a murderer after a dog brings home a human bone in the Hollywood Hills. Along the way, Bosch encounters departmental politics, media intrusion, a coroner more concerned with her reality TV ratings than the victims she autopsies, a young cop willing to do anything to become a hero, and a family destroyed by violence. Bosch also finds himself in federal civil court, accused of wrongfully killing a suspected serial killer. The trial explores Bosch’s motivations, which are rooted in his childhood, as the plaintiff’s attorney attempts to use that which makes Bosch so relentless and turn it against him.
THE STRAIN is a high-concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers wage war for the fate of humanity itself.
Co-creators, executive producers and writers Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan co-wrote the pilot script for THE STRAIN, which was directed by del Toro.
In the “Emerald City” experimental unit of the Oswald State Penitentiary, we meet some of the diverse inmates who live within a pecking order of Gangbangers, Latinos, Muslims, Westies, Aryans and Wiseguys. No clear-cut leader emerges – with the possible exception of Kareem Said (Eamonn Walker), a Muslim author who preaches non-violence and abstinence. Said’s arrival doesn’t prevent a short fused Mafia inmate named Dino Ortolani (Jon Seda) from ticking off just about everybody – a habit that ends up burning him.
Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous – LA. “Ray” is the man called in to make the city’s celebrities, superstar athletes and business moguls most complicated and combustible situations go away. Ray works with two associates – his #1, “Avi”, an imposing Israeli, and “Lena”, a laconic, hard-boiled lesbian who serves as his #2. Most of Ray’s work is for Goldman/Drexler, the most powerful law firm in town led by his confidante and mentor “Ezra Goldman”, and his partner, “Lee Drexler”.
The only problems he can’t fix are those involving his own damaged South Boston family. To Ray, all of their problems can be traced back to one person: their father Mickey, a gangster with the Irish mob who never protected his family. But everything is turned upside down when Mickey, after twenty years in a cage, makes his way to Los Angeles and is hungry for revenge. He wants money, a new life, and his place at the head of his family.
James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a Manhattan penthouse, and New York’s hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub – Truth. As its success grows, so do Ghost’s plans to build an empire. But there’s just one problem: When he’s not at the club, he’s kingpin of the city’s most lucrative drug network, serving only the wealthy and powerful. As Ghost is seduced by the prospect of a legitimate life, everything precious to him becomes unknowingly threatened. Once you’re in, can you ever get out?
Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan. In Penny Dreadful, some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters – including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula – become embroiled in Victorian London. The series weaves together these classic horror origin stories as the characters grapple with their monstrous alienation.
Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark and English teacher Travis Manawa have managed to assemble. The everyday pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful, escapist, and strung out children takes a back seat when society begins to break down. A forced evolution, a necessary survival of the fittest takes hold, and our dysfunctional family must either reinvent themselves or embrace their darker histories.
An original adaptation of the Academy Award®-winning feature film, Fargo features an all-new “true crime” story and follows a new case and new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and “Minnesota nice” that made the film an enduring classic.
DEXTER is based on the compelling novel “Darkly Dreaming Dexter” by Jeff Lindsay, a South Florida native. Orphaned at the age of four and harboring a traumatic secret, Dexter is adopted by a police officer who recognizes Dexter’s homicidal tendencies and guides his son to channel his gruesome passion for human vivisection in a constructive way – by killing those heinous perpetrators who are above the law or who have slipped through the cracks of justice. A respected member of the police force, a perfect gentleman and a man with a soft spot for children, it’s hard not to like Dexter. Although his drive to kill is unflinching, he struggles to emulate normal emotions he doesn’t feel, and to keep up his appearance as a caring, socially responsible human being.
Showtime’s The Affair, stars Golden Globe® nominees Dominic West (The Wire) and Ruth Wilson (Luther), as well as Emmy® nominee Maura Tierney (ER) and SAG Award® nominee Joshua Jackson (Fringe). The Affair explores the emotional and psychological effects of an extramarital affair. The provocative drama will be told separately from the male and female perspectives – using the distinct memory biases to both misdirect and intrigue. Wilson plays Alison, a young woman waiting tables at a popular Hamptons diner, trying to piece her life back together in the wake of a tragedy. Her husband Cole (Jackson) struggles to keep it all together, with his wife and with the financially-strained ranch that has been in his family for generations. Their emotionally-charged marriage becomes even more complicated when Alison begins an affair with Noah (West), a New York City public school teacher and aspiring novelist who is spending the summer at his in-laws’ estate out on the island. Tierney plays Helen, Noah’s college sweetheart, best friend, mother of his children, lover and wife of 17 years. Award-winning playwright and writer/producer Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment) wrote the original script from a story co-created with Hagai Levi. They first worked together on the American adaption of Levi’s show In Treatment. Treem and Levi will both serve as executive producers, along with director Jeffrey Reiner (Friday Night Lights).
THE BORGIAS is a complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history’s most intriguing families. Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons stars as Rodrigo Borgia, the cunning, manipulative patriarch of the Borgia family who ascends to the highest circles of power within Renaissance-era Italy. The series begins as Rodrigo (Irons), becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two Machiavellian sons Cesare and Juan, and his scandalously beautiful daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.
Atlantic City, 1920. When alcohol was outlawed, outlaws became kings. Steve Buscemi stars in the premiere of an epic HBO drama series set at the dawn of Prohibition, charting the birth and rise of organized crime in “the world’s playground”: Boardwalk Empire.
1715. The Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean is at its apex. The former British colony of New Providence Island is now lawless territory, controlled by the most notorious pirate captains in history. The most feared among them is Captain Flint. But as the British Navy returns to these waters, threatening to exterminate Flint and his crew, another side of him emerges. Driven by deep, complicated, even romantic motives, Flint allies himself with the formidable Eleanor Guthrie, daughter of the local smuggling kingpin who turns the pirates’ loot into profits. Together, they forge a plan to hunt the ultimate prize, and by winning it, stave off reclamation of their home to ensure their survival.
The Sopranos, a realistic, darkly humorous, often-poignant look at members of a suburban New Jersey family, whose patriarch happens to be a mob boss. Feeling his handle on his family and his business slipping away, Tony Soprano suffers a series of anxiety attacks that land him in the office of a psychiatrist. Opening up to his new shrink, Tony relates the details of his life as a “waste-management consultant,” and tries to come to terms with the professional and private strains that have brought him to the brink of a breakdown.
This unvarnished, highly realistic HBO drama series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore – one that culminates in a complex series of dangerous wiretaps and surveillance. Told from the points of view of both the police and their targets, the series captures a universe where easy distinctions between good and evil, and crime and punishment, are challenged at every turn.
No ordinary place. No ordinary crime.
This is a powerful and haunting story from Oscar winning director Jane. Top of the Lake begins with a mystery – Tui, a 12 year old girl, walks chest deep into the freezing waters of a South Island lake in New Zealand. She is five months pregnant and won’t say who the father is. Then she disappears. Robin Griffin is a gutsy but inexperienced detective called in to investigate. But as Robin becomes more and more obsessed with the search for Tui, she slowly begins to realize that finding Tui is tantamount to finding herself – a self she has kept well hidden. Set against one of the most amazing and untouched landscapes left on the planet, Top of the Lake is a powerful and haunting story about our search for happiness where the dream of paradise attracts it dark twin, the fall.
Touch darkness and darkness touches you. From HBO and creator/executive producer Nic Pizzolato comes this searing crime drama series that follows troubled cops and the intense investigations that drive them to the edge. Each season features a star-studded new cast involved in cases that will have you on the edge of your seat. In Season 1, it was Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as two polar opposite cops on the hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana. In Season 2, a bizarre murder case brings together three law-enforcement officers (Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch) and a career criminal (Vince Vaughn). The third season is focusing on a macabre child-murder case in Arkansas that plays out over the course of 35 years. Starring Mahershala Ali, Stephen Dorff and Carmen Ejogo.
Based on the 1995 Terry Gilliam film, 12 Monkeys is a high-stakes race against the clock that follows the journey of a time traveler (Stanford) from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.
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