Thriller and criminal activity fans rejoice! The UK network ITV has actually commissioned the brand-new bestseller-inspired four-part criminal activity series 6 4. Its been revealed that Greys Anatomy star Kevin McKidd and BIFA-winner Vinette Robinson (Boiling Point) have actually been cast in starring functions for the brand-new drama.
6 4 was adjusted into a criminal activity series for tv by BAFTA-winning film writer Gregory Burke, and was motivated by Hideo Yokoyamas bestseller of the very same name. The program will happen mainly in Glasgow and follows the story of an authorities investigator, Chris ONeill, and his partner Michelle, a previous undercover officer, when they find their own teenage child is missing out on. The look for their missing out on child will expose a variety of cover-ups which resulted in mistakes in previous missing cases, all for the sake of aspiration. As Chris is revealing the corruption of his own group, Michelle is using her own abilities to look for their missing out on child. As if the stakes arent high enough, the justice ministers child is abducted prior to their election success.
Burke stated this in an interview with Range:
“At its heart, ‘Six Four’ is a human story about two people under incredible amounts of pressure, who both choose to try and address their pasts. It is a story about how chance can define a lifetime, exploring the corruption that runs through institutions, and examining the secrets and monsters that lurk in every family.”
Scottish-born star McKidd is best understood for his veteran function as Dr. Owen Hunt in the multi-nominated and Acclaimed continuous medical facility series Greys Anatomy which stars Ellen Pompeo. McKidd has actually remained in movies such as Trainspotting, AfterLife, and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Burglar, and has actually likewise provided his singing skills to Disneys Brave, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, and Star Wars: Rebels. On the chance to play Investigator ONeill, McKidd states, “I never take for granted the privilege of being an actor and the chance to become characters like Chris O’Neill… Greg Burke’s scripts are real page-turners, as he keeps you guessing with every plot twist and turn.”
British starlet and winner of the BIFA Award for her function in the hectic thriller, Boiling Point, Robinson will star along with McKidd as Michelle ONeill, a previous undercover policeman who takes matters into her own hands. Robinson has actually had functions in the British hit program Doctor Who, Black Mirror, and other movies such as Envision Me & You and Frankie. Robinson will be starring in the upcoming movie The Pod Generation along with Emilia Clarke and Chiwetel Eijiofor.
6 4 is directed by Ben A. Williams, co-written by Clare McQuillan, and was commissioned by ITVs head of drama Polly Hill, who states, “Greg Burke’s scripts are brilliant – a compelling police investigation… I’m delighted that ITVX and ITV is the home for this drama.” The program will be produced by ITV and BBCs Home Productions and is executive produced by Burke, along with Home Productions Juliette Howell, Tessa Ross and Molly Bolt.
Filming is occurring in Scotland and is presently underway. No release date has actually been discussed, however 6 4 will be globally dispersed through BBC.