29 September (WNN) — James Nesbitt, Jolie Richardson, Richard E. Grant, Anne-Marie Duff, Antonia Thomas and more join the cast suspect, a working title for an upcoming eight-part crime thriller on Channel 4.
Ben Miller, Niam Algar, Sacha Dhawan, Sam Heughan and Imogen King have also been cast.
suspect is an adaptation of the Danish series forhorette By Christopher Bow and Miso Film.
Nesbitt will star as veteran detective Danny Frater, who begins the investigation into the death of his estranged daughter, Christina, played by King. The postmortem says Christina has taken her own life, but Danny can’t believe it happened.
Danny eventually learns of his daughter’s guilt and confronts his failures as a father, while trying to solve who is responsible, if any, for her death.
Richardson portrays the pathologist who conducts the post-mortem with Grant as Christina’s mentor Harry, Duff as Christina’s mother, Thomas as Christina’s best friend Mya, Elgar as Christina’s partner Nicola, Christina Dhawan as Jaisal’s business partner, Ryan as Christina’s godfather and Heughan as Miller. Danny’s boss.
suspect Directed by Dries Voss and produced by Ed King. Matt Baker serving as writer. The series will go into production this fall.
“I could relate to Danny, with his flaws, weaknesses, and the devastating situation he faces, from the very first moment I picked up the script. suspect There’s an insanely dramatic double-hander, a psychological battle between Danny and another character who might know something about their daughter’s untimely death, and I’m really excited to lock horns with my fellow cast members and enjoy this incredible array of stories. Can’t wait to see lead acting talent,” Nesbitt said in a statement.