Amy Winter crime series in development
Rainmaker Content has come on board Amy Winter, a new contemporary crime series franchise based on Caroline Mitchell’s book series.
The 6 x 60 drama is written by Susan Everett (Hinterland, Silent Witness) who will also executive produce alongside Jeff Norton and Zoe Rocha of Dominion of Drama and RubyRock Pictures respectively.
Sara Curran, whose company Tricycle Media is a partner of Norton’s is also attached to exec produce, as are Greg Phillips, Graham Begg and Vicky Ryan from Rainmaker.
Amy Winter centres on the life and cases of a young, British female detective inspector who discovers that her biological parents were notorious serial killers. There are presently three novels published in the franchise with an additional three under contract.
Norton said: “Caroline Mitchell [pictured] has established herself as a significant force in British crime fiction, bringing an authentic voice to the genre based on her years of experience as a detective.”
Rocha added, “This is a special opportunity to create a female-forward entry into the crime genre, focused on a hyper-competent millennial detective, filled with chills and thrills but also warmth and deep emotion.”
Writer Everett said: “Caroline Mitchell has created such a complex and compelling character in Amy Winter, and it’s a real thrill to bring her from novel to screenplay.”
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