David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), Hayley Atwell (Marvel’s Agent Carter, Conviction), Nicholas Pinnock (Counterpart, For Life), and an international ensemble cast will be doing some time in “The Box,” set to star in Netflix Originals police interrogation drama Criminal. Created by series showrunners George Kay (Killing Eve) and Jim Field Smith (She’s Out of My League), the 12 episode series consists of three episodes across four countries (France, Spain, Germany, U.K.) and take place entirely inside the walls of a police interrogation room. Each episode is a a stripped down, cat-and-mouse drama that focuses on the mental conflict between the police and the suspects in question.
Here’s a look at the cast announcement video for Criminal as well as casting information for each episode, produced by Idiotlamp Productions and written-directed by local talent:
● U.K.: Pinnock, Katherine Kelly Lee Ingleby (Cheat), Mark Stanley, Rochenda Sandall, and Shubham Saraf star, with Tennant and Atwell guest-starring alongside Youssef Kerkour and Clare-Hope Ashitey. Kay and Field Smith will write.
● France: Margot Bancilhon, Laurent Lucas, Stéphane Jobert, Anne Azoulay, and Mhamed Arezki star, with Nathalie Baye, Jérémie Renier, and Sara Giraudeau guest-starring. Spiral and The Returned’s Frederic Mermoud, Nina’s Antonin Martin-Hilbert, and Profilage’s Mathieu Missoffe will write.
● Germany: Eva Meckbach, Sylvester Groth, Florence Kasumba, Christian Kuchenbuch, and Jonathan Berlin star, with Peter Kurth, Christian Berkel, Deniz Arora, and Nina Hoss guest-starring. Four Blocks and Downfall’s Oliver Hirschbiegel, Das Verschwinden’s Bernd Lange, and Blaumacher’s Sebastian Heeg will write.
● Spain: Jorge Bosch, José Ángel Egido, Nuria Mencía, Daniel Chamorro, María Morales, Javi Coll, and Milo Taboada star, with Carmen Machi, Inma Cuesta, Eduard Fernández, Emma Suárez, and Álvaro Cervantes guest-starring. El Día De Mañana’s Mariano Barroso, El Autor’s Alejandro Hernández, and Caníbal’s Manuel Martín Cuenca will write.