“We cannot think of a more outstanding group of partners with whom to collaborate on such a captivating and original project as DIG. With the talented Gideon and a showrunner as prolific and prominent as Tim at the helm, the show is in the hands of those who are able to capture human nature and drama at its rawest moments,” said Nir. “DIG is a very special kind of Keshet project, and we appreciate Jeff and his team’s passion as we look to develop the best incarnation of the show. Plus, we greatly appreciate Mayor Nir Barkat for opening the gates of his city to us to set the scene for authenticity and a thrilling backdrop.”

“When we combine Hollywood’s creative potential with Jerusalem’s historic backdrop, it will result in the ability to connect hundreds of millions of viewers around the world to this unique and beautiful city. There is an undeniable inspiration and creative energy in Jerusalem, which is why it has become a center for international film production. When Hollywood and the Holy City meet, the sky is the limit,” said Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem.