ZDFE Takes Rights to The Crimson Rivers Season Three


ZDF Enterprises has secured the global distribution rights for the third season of the Franco-German crime-thriller series The Crimson Rivers.

Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by author Jean-Christophe Grangé, The Crimson Rivers is set in a macabre world of gruesome crimes and harrowing rituals. In the new season, Captain Pierre Niemans and lieutenant Camille Delaunay are sent out across France to resolve a murder case in which stitched bodies are discovered in the mountains during a neo-pagan festival.

Starring Olivier Marchal, Erika Sainte, Lizzie Brocheré, Wallerand Denormandie, Salomé Richard, Victor Polster and others, the series is directed by Ivan Fegyveres, Manuel Bousinhac and Myriam Vinocour. The Crimson Rivers is produced by Storia Television in co-production with Maze Pictures for France Télévisions and ZDF in cooperation with ZDF Enterprises. The new season will premiere on France 2 on March 8.

To date, The Crimson Rivers has been sold to Netflix, NBC Universal, Asmik Ace, Bontonfilm, Canal+ France and Poland, Edel, FTV Prima, GSN (Walter Presents), Ivi.ru, LNK TV, Okko, PTS, RTS, SBS, Showjet, Sonia Drago, Radio Canada, Top Media Distribution, TV3 Russia and others.