Spectrum Originals has acquired the US rights for Eden, the new Australian drama series from the creators of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and Skins.
Eden is a contemporary thriller that follows the disappearance of a girl in Byron Bay, a seemingly idyllic Australian town by the water that holds some very dark secrets. Each episode is told from a different character’s perspective, and the mystery unfolds through multiple lenses as the secrets that bind this supposed nirvana are exposed.
The cast includes Sophie Wilde (Bird), Samuel Johnson Oam (The Secret Life of Us), Bebe Bettencourt (The Dry), Christopher James Baker (True Detective), Cody Fern (American Horror Story), Keiynan Lonsdale (The Flash), Claude Jabbour (Stateless), and Cassandra Sorrell (Plastic).
Eden is from AACTA Awards winners Fiona Eagger and Deb Cox, the creators of the global hit series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, developed in collaboration with BAFTA Awards, Scotland winner Bryan Elsley, the creator of the hit cult British series Skins. The hour-long drama is based on an original concept by Deb Cox, and created by Vanessa Gazy (Highway), a home-grown, award-winning emerging writer-director who is the Aussie series’ head writer and executive producer.
TIFF award winner John Curran (Stan Original Series Bloom, Praise) is set to direct the eight-episode drama along with AACTA Awards winners Mirrah Foulkes (Judy & Punch) and Peter Andrikidis (Harrow). Fiona McConaghy (Stan Original Series The Gloaming) is the producer.
A Stan Original Series, Eden is produced by Every Cloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment in association with all3media International, with major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Screen NSW. all3media International partnered with Spectrum for the US rights.
Spectrum Originals, Charter Communications’ OTT service, will debut Eden on Spectrum On Demand in 2021 (date tba). Stay tuned for updates.
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