The crime series Marcella is coming to Netflix. The streaming service has acquired exclusive worldwide streaming rights for the series that comes from the creator of the original Swedish/Danish co-production The Bridge (Bron) Hans Rosenfeldt. The series stars Anna Friel, Laura Carmichael, Nicholas Pinnock, Sinéad Cusack and Harry Lloyd. The series premieres tonight on ITV in the UK and will be available globally, outside the UK and Ireland, on Netflix beginning July 1. The eight-part drama focusing on troubled detective Marcella (Friel) as she investigates a serial murder case upon returning to duty after a 10-year hiatus.
“Netflix is the perfect international home for Marcella. Created by an exceptionally talented team who have produced powerful, thought-provoking global hits, Marcella is the perfect example of the kind of premium scripted content that Cineflix will be looking to distribute going forward.”