Cineflix Rights takes Secrets & Lies to France
March 4, 2015
Cineflix Rights has signed a deal with France 2 for the successful scripted series Secrets & Lies. The French broadcaster is the latest network to buy the hit series which is produced by the BAFTA and Emmy® Award-winning production company Hoodlum and originally aired on Network Ten Australia.
Secrets & Lies (6x60’) is a psychological thriller that revolves around an everyday family man, whose life is shattered when he is accused of murdering a four-year-old boy. As his world spins apart, he embarks on a relentless chase to clear his name. His marriage, his kids, his reputation, and his sanity are at stake. Written by acclaimed author Stephen M. Irwin, the cast includes Martin Henderson (The Ring, Smokin Aces, Windtalkers), Anthony Hayes (Rabbit Proof Fence, Ned Kelly, The Slap), Diana Glenn, and Adrienne Pickering.
Cineflix Rights has already sold the series to networks including Channel 5 in the UK, CBC (Canada), RTL (Netherlands), SVT (Sweden), RTE (Ireland), SVT (Sweden), TV2 (Norway), Medialaan (Belgium), and Silver Box Russia as well as Netflix in the US and Canada.
Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “Secrets & Lies is exactly the kind of high-quality, character-driven series which works so well with audiences around the world. This latest deal with France 2 follows the UK, US, Canada, and Scandinavian deals and we’re anticipating further sales as we lead up to MIPTV.”
For more information, contact Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix Rights):
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About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights, a division of Cineflix Media Inc., is a leading, independent UK television content distributor with a catalogue of more than 4,000 hours of established, returning series and fresh content that is successfully building broadcasters’ schedules worldwide. The company’s roster of factual and scripted in-house and third-party programs from 72 producer partners covers a wide breadth of genres including crime and investigation, history, home and design, lifestyle, science, wildlife and natural history, as well as formats. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in London, Cineflix Rights has sales teams in the UK and North America.