Among the upcoming projects commissioned to the UK, Netflix has acquired the rights to adapt the Danish novel series Department Q, which he plans to turn into a series adaptation. This is what we know so far.
The serial adaptation of Department Q has been in development since at least 2014 when the US television right to adapt the series to frank scott, who is the main creator of this series. In 2020, it was reported that Department Q it would be produced by Sony-owned Left Bank Pictures. Now it is revealed that Department Q it is now in active development and attached for release on Netflix.
Frank is best known for his work on two previous Netflix original projects, Impious, and The Queen’s Gambit. He is currently also working on lord sword for AMC.
Left Bank Pictures is behind many Netflix original projects, including The crown, White linesand behind his eyes. Upcoming projects include Palomino and The Fuck It Bucket.
The scripts for the series were written by chandni lakhani (black mirror, wakefulness).
News of the sequel order came alongside announcements of two other new UK productions (along with a host of other UK Netflix Originals news throughout the week).
The other two new projects are a sequel to dave’s bank and Black Doves. It’s all part of an ongoing commitment from Netflix UK, who revealed it has spent $6bn on the British creative economy since 2020 and now intends to continue that investment by spending nearly $1.5bn a year. in his series and movies. slate of the region.
What is the plot of Department Q?
from netflix Department Q It is an adaptation of the author Jussi Adler-OlsenThe noir-thriller book series of the same name. This is the synopsis of the first book of the Department Q series, The guardian of lost causes:
Carl Mørck used to be one of the best homicide detectives in Copenhagen. Then a hail of bullets destroys the lives of two fellow police officers, and Carl, who didn’t draw the gun on him, blames himself. So a promotion is the last thing you expect. But Department Q is a department of one, and Carl only has a stack of Copenhagen’s coldest cases for company. His colleagues laugh, but Carl may have the last laugh, because a file keeps bothering him: a liberal politician disappeared five years earlier and is presumed dead.
But she’s not dead… yet.
The book was published in 2007 and judging by the official Netflix logline, it will be the source material behind the first season.
Here’s that short log line from Netflix:
“The series centers on Carl, a former top detective in Edinburgh assigned to a new cold case as he is racked with guilt following an attack that left his partner paralyzed and another police officer dead.”
The book series has already been adapted into a series of films in Denmark.
who is cast in Department Q?
As of April 2023, no cast members have been announced for Netflix. Department Q. As development progresses, we expect to hear casting news in the coming months.
how many episodes will there be Department Q have?
It is not clear how many episodes Department Q will appear, but we would predict between 8 and 10, as is the usual number for Netflix.
What is the production status of Department Q?
As of April 2023, Netflix Department Q The series is in early development, and the scripts are being written as we speak. There is still no news about the start of filming.
What is the Netflix release date? Department Q?
As the series is still in the very early stages of development, it’s too early to talk about release dates, but perhaps we could estimate sometime between 2024 and 2025.