Wallander returns for third series

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly | 24-01-2014

Zodiak Rights has sold the third season (6x90') of the television series Wallander to the UK, Australia and New Zealand, former Yugoslavia and the CIS countries, Iceland and Poland.

Produced by Yellow Bird Entertainment and based on the books by Swedish author Henning Mankell, the series has been picked up by the BBC (UK), High Gloss Entertainment (Australia and New Zealand), Canal+ (Poland), Ruv (Iceland), Mauris Business (CIS), and Kip (Slovenia, Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Bosnia).

This third season is based on Mankell's last novel, The Troubled Man, and other original stories.

In the UK, the series was rated as the top imported drama on BBC4 in 2009 and 2010, and Arrow Films has acquired the video rights.