AMC Networks has acquired six-part revenge thriller “The Beast Must Die,” produced in partnership with BritBox UK, New Regency Television International and Ridley Scott’s Scott Free.
The sequence, based mostly on the novel by Nicholas Blake, facilities on a grieving mom who infiltrates the lifetime of the person she thinks murdered her son. The program stars “Chernobyl” and “Mad Men” actor Jared Harris, “The Good Wife’s” Cush Jumbo, in addition to Billy Howle, Nathaniel Parker, and Geraldine James.
“The Beast Must Die” will premiere on AMC and streaming platform AMC Plus later this 12 months.
“This sequence will likely be one thing particular for AMC and our AMC+ subscribers. It continues a legacy of very profitable relationships with the sensible Jared Harris and our buddies at Scott Free, and forges new producing partnerships with BritBox and New Regency Television,” stated Dan McDermott, president of authentic programming for AMC Networks. “The Beast Must Die honors the novel upon which it’s based mostly with a implausible piece of tv that cuts to the guts of grief, hate, revenge and permits us to ask questions on our personal humanity in a remarkably partaking and suspenseful approach.”
Dome Karukoski of “Tolkien” and “Tom of Finland” is directing, with “Bridgerton’s” Sarada McDermott producing and screenwriter Gaby Chiappe of “Their Finest” and “Shetland” adapting the venture for the display.
Executive producing are Ed Rubin and Emma Broughton for New Regency, Marina Brackenbury and David W. Zucker for Scott Free, and Nathaniel Parker and Gaby Chiappe. Endeavor Content brokered the settlement on behalf of New Regency and Scott Free.
“We are past thrilled that ‘The Beast Must Die’ goes to be proven on AMC, and could not ask for a greater tv dwelling within the US that stands for daring, high quality drama. We hope audiences will likely be drawn into this emotional thriller and might’t await it to exit into the world,” acknowledged Ed Rubin, Head of New Regency Television International.