Canal+, Sky Atlantic, Shine France team up for international coproduction

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly | 11-01-2013

French pay-TV Canal+ has teamed up with UK Sky Atlantic HD for a new international English-speaking TV thriller entitled The Tunnel.

The series will consist of ten half-hour episodes and will be coproduced with Shine France Films, Shine France's new drama affiliate, along with Kudos Film and TV, in association with Filmlance.
Shooting will start early this year for delivery and broadcast over 2013. Adapted from TV series The Bridge by French and British writers led by Ben Richards (Spooks, Outcasts, Party Animals), The Tunnel follows police investigations following the discovery of the body of a dead political woman between France and UK. The murderer intends to denounce the moral failure of modern society.