Banijay France’s Shine Fiction and Les Films du Printemps are co-producing Brocéliande, a thriller miniseries for TF1.
The show centers on admired biologist Fanny Legoff, who left Brocéliande University during her studies following suspicion she was involved in the disappearance of her best friend Laura. Many years later, she receives a package with a machete covered in blood and decides to return to the school to lead a seminar, only to have one of her students disappear in the same way as Laura.
Brocéliande is now filming in Brittany. The series is written by Isabelle Polin, Thomas Boullé and Eric Delafosse and directed by Bruno Garcia. Nolwenn Leroy stars in the lead role. Banijay Rights is distributing.
Juliette Hayat, producer for Les Films du Printemps, said: “Brocéliande promises to be an exciting challenge, marking the first miniseries for Les Films du Printemps. I’m proud to showcase the beautiful region of Brocéliande in Brittany and work with the talented team behind the scenes with director Bruno Garcia and writers Isabelle Polin, Thomas Boullé and Éric Delafosse, as well as Nolwenn Leroy, who takes on the lead role. It will make for a chilling and heart-stopping thriller.”
Dominique Farrugia, managing director and producer at Shine Fiction, added: “I’m looking forward to working alongside Les Films du Printemps on this new scripted series for TF1. It’s an important milestone in solidifying Shine Fiction’s pipeline of ambitious high-end content for the French and international market. Paired with a renowned cast, Brocéliande is guaranteed to be a gripping drama and a must-see for audiences.”