APC Lines Up Deals for Unknowns


About Premium Content (APC) has signed deals in Western Europe and Australia for the Israeli thriller Unknowns.

Produced by Rabel Films for KAN, the Hebrew-language drama has been acquired by Canal+’s Polar+ channel in France, Filmin in Spain and Portugal, SBS in Australia and Be in French-speaking Belgium and Luxembourg.

The nine-part series tells the story of a group of boys living in the margins of Israeli society who spend their time in a school for at-risk youth. When they become the immediate suspects in a rape investigation, their already unbalanced world is shaken.

Unknowns is created and written by Guy Sidis, along with Nirit Yaron and Tawfik Abu-Wael (Our Boys for HBO), who also directed. Amit Dekel and Nirit Yaron are producers.

Laurent Boissel and Emmanuelle Guilbart, joint-CEOs and co-founders of APC, said, “Tawfik Abu Wael is an incredibly well established Palestinian-Israeli creator, best known for his captivating drama Our Boys. Along with a team of talented writers and actors, he has directed an ensemble drama that is both hard-hitting and intimate. We are thrilled to have secured the first broadcast deals for the show.”