Studio Hamburg Enterprises Picks Up Finnish Drama


Studio Hamburg Enterprises has acquired the international distribution rights for Finnish production company Lucy Loves Drama’s new series My Husband’s Wife.

Originally commissioned by YLE, the series tells the story of a businessman whose decades-long double life is revealed after he suffers from a massive stroke. When two women arrive claiming to be his wife, their lives are forever changed. The series is slated to premiere in January on YLE.

My Husband’s Wife was written by Juuli Niemi and directed by Inara Niemi. The cast includes Kristo Salminen, Pirjo Lonka, Bruno Baer, Sara Soulié and Ella Kangas.

Kerstin Grünwald, director of international sales at Studio Hamburg Enterprises, said: “My Husband’s Wife is an emotionally intense drama series with a universal appeal, with a captivating plot filled with lies, deception and ultimately friendship in the face of adversity. It has a wonderful cast, and the character arcs make for compelling and gripping viewing, appealing to a wide audience. The talented Lucy Loves Drama team has a great vision for this series and will really bring this complex drama to life.”

Oskari Huttu, the producer and head of drama of Lucy Loves Drama, added: “My Husband’s Wife is one of my all-time favorite projects. It’s been a pleasure working with my long-time collaborators, director Inari Niemi and screenwriter Juuli Niemi, with this unique story, and now I’m really happy that the brilliant team of Studio Hamburg are joining us with the world sales.”