Witness number 3 speaks for Paramount+, TV4, NPO | Offers | New

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After premiering on Channel 5 in the UK and launching on SVOD service Paramount+ in Australia, distributor All3Media International has secured a first round of sales for Story Film’s domestic female thriller, Witness Number 3.
Written by Thomas Eccleshare and directed by Diarmuid Goggins (Kin), the four-part drama follows Jodie (Nina Toussaint-White), a young mother and hairdresser, who witnesses a man seconds before his murder. After showing up to testify to the police, believing it was the right thing to do, she is shocked when the detectives decide to keep her identity a secret, calling her Witness #3. there is more risk than she could have imagined as a terrifying campaign of intimidation to silence her begins.

In Europe, the series was acquired by PBS’s NPO premium in the Netherlands, TV4 in Sweden, MTV in Finland, Virgin Media in the Republic of Ireland, Turckell TV+’s SVOD service in Turkey, and Turkish and Hellenic Cyprus in Greece. . Additionally, Acorn has inked deals for the home entertainment rights for the series in the UK, Ireland and Australia.

The series will air on TVNZ in New Zealand and will have a French premiere at the La Rochelle Television Festival and a Spanish premiere to be announced soon.

“It’s great to see our partnership with All3Media International continue to thrive, and we’re absolutely thrilled that global audiences are witnessing Nina Toussaint White’s standout performance in this edge-of-the-seat thriller,” commented the co-founder. from Story Films. David Nathan.

Witness Number 3 marks a second success for Story Films, following hit crime drama The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe, which ranked in the top 5 rated series in the UK in 2022.

“The outstanding team at Story Films continues to deliver top-notch storytelling, following the resounding success of their true crime drama The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe,” added Maartje Horchner, EVP Content at All3Media International. “Witness Number 3 is another brilliant drama to add to our slate – a taut thriller, with a powerful and biting script from upcoming screenwriter Thomas Eccleshare, utterly compelling performances and superb cinematography, we’re sure this Hitchcockian thriller will continue to captivate buyers and audiences around the world.

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