US streaming service inks deal with Studiocanal for Spiral

Big news for our US readers. We’re often asked by those living in America where they can watch beloved, hit French crime drama, Spiral. Now news has reached us that all eight series of the superior detective drama will be coming soon to an American screen near you. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the MHZ…

Walter Presents announces Swiss supernatural crime drama Anomalia

Walter Presents has announced the arrival of another new crime series, this time from Switzerland. Anomalia will premiere at the end of this month on Channel 4’s streaming service, All4. And the eight-episode series has got a touch of the supernatural to it. Having recently separated from her husband, neurosurgeon Valérie Rossier moves back to…

NORDIC NOIR SVT announces The Detective From Beledweyne

Swedish broadcaster SVT has announced a new crime drama – The Detective From Beledwyne – for 2023. The six-episode series will begin filming this summer in Västra Götaland, and stars Malin Levanon and Nasir Dhagole. It tells the story of lawyer Tilda Renström – described as “narrow-minded and complacent” – who realises that the Somali…

Netflix drops first trailer for Harlan Coben thriller

American best-selling crime author Harlan Coben has made a successful foray into the TV world, thanks to deals with Netflix and several foreign-language adaptations of his hit novels. The next cab off the rank is Hold Tight, which has been made by Polish producers. It stars Magdalena Boczarska and Leszek Lichota, and Hold Tight tells…

Cannes Confidential to debut on Viaplay in 2023

A new romantic comedy crime drama is being developed by Nordic streaming service, Viaplay. Cannes Confidential sees Camille Delmasse (Lucie Lucas) play a tough cop who can never lie. Harry King (Jamie Bamber) is her exact opposite – the international fraudster who can do nothing but lie. Their paths cross when Harry suddenly becomes a…