Quick-growing European streaming service Viaplay has greenlit its first Polish-language authentic collection: the crime story Polish Muderesses, the psychological motion drama Black Canine, and home abuse drama Freedom of the Swallow, Viaplay mum or dad firm Nordic Leisure Group (NENT Group) introduced August 3, timed to the launch of Viaplay’s Polish SVOD service.
Polish Murderesses is an adaptation of Katarzyna Bonda’s bestselling true crime e-book of the identical identify, and tells the tales of a various group of girls with one factor in widespread: they’re all killers. NENT Group’s Paprika Studios Poland will produce the collection.
Black Canine is a six-part collection that follows veterans getting back from conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, Poland’s largest fight operations since World Warfare 2. The previous troopers undergo from unemployment, bodily illnesses, and PTSD whereas they watch their former commanders get wealthy by way of corruption. Created by Artur Kowalewski, producer of HBO Europe’s The Border, Black Canine is being produced by ATM Grupa.
Freedom of the Swallow is impressed by Paula Er’s debut novel of the identical identify and makes use of an modern narrative construction to depict the devastating affect of home abuse. The collection follows Olga, whose apparently completely happy marriage conceals a darker reality. Every of the six episodes is instructed from the angle of a unique character whose lives intertwine with Olga’s. Written by Agnieszka Kruk, Freedom of the Swallow is produced by Opus TV.
All three collection will display screen solely on Viaplay Poland, the SVOD service which launched at the moment. NENT operates SVOD providers throughout 9 European nations and plans to bow a U.S. model of Viaply in late 2021.
Primarily based in Scandinavia, Viaplay has grow to be a serious commissioner of local-language originals, backing collection equivalent to hit Norweigan crime procedural Wisting, German-Swedish co-production Furia, and the upcoming big-budget Euro sci-fi epic The Swarm.
“Our storytelling has received prizes and thrilled audiences worldwide, and we’re so excited to use our distinctive expertise to growing Polish Viaplay Originals,” stated NENT Group Chief Content material OfficerFilippa Wallestam. “We wish to play a optimistic, long-term function in Poland’s inventive business, and can work with the most effective skills – whether or not they’re well-known at the moment or can be well-known tomorrow. As these first three commissions present, our tales can be totally different and thought-provoking in addition to entertaining.”
In 2019, NENT Group arrange U.Ok.-based tv three way partnership with FilmNation Leisure and took a minority stake in U.S. studio Picturestart — arrange by former Summit Leisure President Erik Feig — with the objective of produced two main English-language options per yr.
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