"The Unusual Suspects"
About Premium Content (APC) has sold its new scripted series "The Unusual Suspects" to Bell Media for Canada, streaming service Rialto in New Zealand, OCS in France, Filmin in Spain, AMC Networks International Southern Europe in Spain and Portugal, and Streamz and Proximus in Belgium.
Hulu in the US also recently acquired the series via a deal with APC. The series producedes by Aquarius Films and commissioned by SBS Australia, will premiere internationally in competition in the “International Panorama” section at Series Mania on Friday 27th August and its globally distributed by APC.
Starring Miranda Otto ("Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"), Aina Dumlao ("Sanzaru, Ballers") and Michelle Vergara Moore ("Condor"), "The Unusual Suspects" (4x60’) is an English-language female-led comedy heist drama produced by Aquarius Films’ Angie Fielder and Polly Staniford for SBS Australia.
When a $16 million necklace is taken from self-made businesswoman Roxanne Waters’ home in an elaborate heist, the ensuing police investigation exposes cracks in Eastern Sydney’s sparkling façade. Providing a fresh view into the immigrant experience, "The Unusual Suspects" is a highly entertaining tale of empowerment and a celebration of female friendship.
Laurent Boissel and Emmanuelle Guilbart, Joint-CEOs and Co-Founders at APC, say: “'The Unusual Suspects' is a series with huge momentum and a rapidly expanding audience, thanks to our fantastic global network of partners. We are delighted to be announcing this on the eve of the project premiering internationally at the prestigious Series Mania festival in Lille.”