The hit Danish series Ride Upon the Storm has been sold to various territories around the world thanks to Europe’s biggest production/distribution/sales company, Studiocanal.
The series, which was created by Adam Price (Borgen), stars Lars Mikkelsen as a priest who loses an opportunity for a promotion and sinks deep into a questioning of faith. We gave the series a five-star review, which you can read here.
The series has been picked up in the following countries:
- South Africa (M-Net Africa)
- New Zealand (TVNZ)
- Ireland (RTE Eire)
- Australia (SBS)
- Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg (Lumiere)
- Slovakia (RTVS)
- Poland (NC+)
- Lithuania (LRT)
- Spain (Movistar +)
- French & German Speaking Countries (Arte)
“This highly-produced, intense and glossy drama plays out extremely well in the schedules of top-quality channels,” said Beatriz Campos, Studiocanal head of international sales for TV series, to Variety.
She added: “Family dramas are truly universal and, with its unique setting and narrative, ‘Ride Upon The Storm’ is ultimately very relatable to viewers in different parts of the world.’
A second season of Ride Upon the Storm will be released this year.