CRIMINAL will launch on Netflix on 20 September, 2019
This revolutionary procedural comprises 12 unique stories set in 4 different countries: France, Spain, Germany and the UK. It takes place exclusively within the confines of a police interview suite. This stripped down, cat-and-mouse drama focuses on the intense mental conflict between detectives and suspects.
Directors: Jim Field Smith (UK), Frederic Mermoud (France), Oliver Hirschbiegel (Germany), Mariano Barroso (Spain)
Series showrunners: George Kay (Killing Eve, The Hour) and Jim Field Smith (Endeavour, The Wrong Mans)
Guest stars: David Tennant, Hayley Atwell, Youssef Kerkour, and Clare-Hope Ashitey
Regular cast: Katherine Kelly, Lee Ingleby, Nicholas Pinnock, Mark Stanley, Rochenda Sandall, Shubham Saraf
Guest stars: Nathalie Baye, Jérémie Renier, Sara Giraudeau
Regular cast: Margot Bancilhon, Laurent Lucas, Stéphane Jobert, Anne Azoulay, Mhamed Arezki
Guest stars: Peter Kurth, Christian Berkel, Deniz Arora and Nina Hoss
Regular cast: Eva Meckbach, Sylvester Groth, Florence Kasumba, Christian Kuchenbuch and Jonathan Berlin
Guest stars: Carmen Machi, Inma Cuesta, Eduard Fernández
Regular cast: Emma Suárez, Álvaro Cervantes. Jorge Bosch, José Ángel Egido, Nuria Mencía, Daniel Chamorro, María Morales, Javi Coll and Milo Taboada
The episodes are in local language, written and directed by talent from their respective countries.
12 X 45 episodes (3 episodes per country).
Criminal is an Idiotlamp Production for Netflix.
All 12 episodes of Criminal were filmed at Netflix’s production hub at Ciudad de la Tele in Madrid.
George Kay (Writer, Co-Creator & Executive Producer) and Jim Field Smith (Director, Co-Creator & Executive Producer)
Frederic Mermoud (Writer, Director & Co Executive Producer) (Spiral, The Returned), Antonin Martin-Hilbert (Writer) (Nina, Black Spot) & Mathieu Missoffe (writer) (Black Spot, Profilage)
Oliver Hirschbiegel (Director & Co Executive Producer) (Four Blocks, Downfall), Bernd Lange (Writer) (Das Verschwinden) & Sebastian Heeg (Co-Writer) (Blaumacher)
Mariano Barroso (Director & Co Executive Producer) (El día de mañana, Todas las mujeres, Éxtasis), Alejandro Hernández (Writer) (El autor, El día de mañana) and Manuel Martín Cuenca (Writer) (El autor, Caníbal).
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