Global content creator, producer and distributor, Endemol Shine Group and Sky Vision announced that Amazon has acquired Tin Star for the USA.
Starring BAFTA award winner Tim Roth (The Hateful Eight) and Emmy nominated Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), penned by acclaimed screenwriter, Rowan Joffe (28 Weeks Later, The American) and produced by Kudos (The Tunnel: Sabotage, Humans, Broadchurch), Tin Star is an epic 10 x 60 tale of the corruption of innocence; of murder, of grief and of all consuming revenge.
Cathy Payne CEO of Endemol Shine International and Jane Millichip Managing Director of Sky Vision said “Tin Star is an emotionally charged, fast-paced thriller. Rowan Joffe’s highly original scripts and story have secured an extraordinary cast led by Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks and we are delighted that US audiences will be able to experience this visceral, thrilling piece of television via Prime Video.”
Tin Star tells the story of Jim Worth, a former British detective now small town police chief who brings his family to the tiny and tranquil town of Little Big Bear for a better life.
Part drama, part thriller and part dark comedy Tin Star is an exhilaratingly smart, breathlessly suspenseful thrill ride of a show as deceit, guilt, love, and all-consuming rage lead inexorably to a gut-wrenching finale.
Written and created by BAFTA award-winning writer/director Rowan Joffe (28 Weeks Later, The American), commissioned for Sky by Head of Drama Anne Mensah, Commissioning Editor Cameron Roach and Director of Sky Atlantic Zai Bennett,Tin Star is executive produced by Alison Jackson (Hunted) and Kudos CEO Diederick Santer (Grantchester) and produced by Jonathan Curling (The Secret) for Kudos.
Tin Star is jointly distributed by Endemol Shine International and Sky Vision and will air on Sky Atlantic UKlater in 2017.