ZDF Enterprises has partnered with Endor Productions have teamed up to develop and co-produce the new drama, "A State Of Grace." “We are delighted to be partnering with Endor Productions on the bestselling Helen Grace series," Yi Qiao, Director ZDFE.drama, ZDF Enterprises. said.
The title is co-produced by Endor Productions and ZDF Enterprises. Serving as an adaptation of screenwriter and author Matt Arlidge's first book "Eeny Meeny" from his D.I Helen Grace series of ten novels for television, the title will be executively produced by Arlidge and Endor’s Carlo Dusi. "Matt Arlidge’s brilliant storytelling together with Endor’s skills at producing premium dramas and their access to talent makes for a winning combination, and I can’t wait to see this thriller develop into a binge-worthy series," Qiao said.
The deal was brokered by Yi Qiao, Director ZDFE.drama for ZDF Enterprises, who will be responsible for worldwide sales, with Carlo Dusi.Yi Qiao and Hilary Bevan Jones also set to Executively Produce. “I am delighted to be launching our partnership with Yi Qiao and the great team at ZDF Enterprises with our adaptation of Matt Arlidge’s brilliant novel Eeny Meeny," Endor Productions’ Managing Director Carlo Dusi said. "Hilary and I fell in love with the formidable Helen Grace from our very first read, and are truly excited to be working with a writer of many talents such as Matt in bringing his chilling, unputdownable novels to the screen."
Based on the international bestselling novels by M. J. Arlidge, the female-led thriller centers around crime fighter, Helen Grace. The Detective Inspector at Southampton Central is used to putting her body on the line, as she chases down murderers, rapists and gangland criminals. The higher the stakes, the harder Helen fights, but this leather-clad, Kawasaki-riding heroine is about to come face to face with a once-in-a-generation criminal.
“Helen Grace is the Dark Knight of Southampton, a troubled, brooding but exceptional crime fighter, whose taste for action is matched by her seering intelligence and moral courage," Author, writer and Executive Producer M.J. Arlidge said. "A fierce protector of the weak and vulnerable, Helen lives and breathes her job with a passion few can match. Remorseless, determined, kind and courageous, she is every criminal’s worst nightmare and every crime reader’s dream. Over the past ten years, I have had enormous fun bringing Helen Grace to life on the page - I can’t wait now to introduce her to TV viewers.”
We are delighted to be partnering with Endor Productions on the bestselling Helen Grace series. ” Yi Qiao Director ZDFE.drama, ZDF Enterprises