Netflix has uploaded a Criminal cast announcement video today. The series takes place exclusively within the confines of a police interview suite. This stripped down, cat-and-mouse drama will focus on the intense mental conflict between the police officer and the suspect in question.
The Criminal cast announcement includes David Tennant, Hayley Atwell and more. You can check it out in the player below.
The Criminal series showrunners are George Kay (Killing Eve, The Hour) and Jim Field Smith (Endeavour, The Wrong Mans).
This revolutionary procedural will comprise of 12 unique stories set in four different countries: France, Spain, Germany and the UK. The episodes (45 minutes long each, and three episodes per country) will be in local language, written and directed by talent from their respective countries.
Criminal is an Idiotlamp Production for Netflix. All 12 episodes of Criminal will film at Netflix’s production hub at Ciudad de la Tele in Madrid.
Here’s the previously-announced talent for each country:
UK: George Kay (Writer, Co-Creator & Executive Producer) and Jim Field Smith (Director, Co-Creator & Executive Producer)
France: Frederic Mermoud (Writer, Director & Co Executive Producer) (Spiral, The Returned), Antonin Martin-Hilbert (Writer) (Nina, Black Spot) & Mathieu Missoffe (writer) (Black Spot, Profilage)
Germany: Oliver Hirschbiegel (Director & Co Executive Producer) (Four Blocks, Downfall), Bernd Lange (Writer) (Das Verschwinden) & Sebastian Heeg (Co-Writer) (Blaumacher)
Spain: 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).