Grey’s Anatomy’s Richard Flood to Star in Mystery Series ‘The Disappeared’ –

EXCLUSIVE: Richard FloodGray Anatomy) and Akushla-Tara Kupe (Mr Korman) were chosen for the lead roles in Gone, a detective drama series for RTÉ and New Zealand’s TVNZ that bridges Irish and Maori culture. The pair will star in the series, which is filming this week in Auckland and Te Aroha, New Zealand, with further filming in Ireland’s capital Dublin later this year.

New Zealand company Kingfisher Films and Oh Joan co-producer Blinder Films is co-producing the film with another Kiwi firm, Southern Light Films. Te Puna Kairangi, New Zealand Government Premium Production Fund for International Audiences and New Zealand Screen Production Grant; Ireland Screen/Fiss Eirianne; New Zealand live; and BAI Sound & Vision Fund supported the production. Red Arrow International Studios has distribution rights.

Gone Flood as Theo Richter, an Irish detective who teams up with Kiwi cop Diana Huia (Coupe) to find a young Irish couple who have disappeared from New Zealand’s infamous rural North Island town. As they search and race against time, the couple must contend with growing public concern that the disappearances may be linked to a series of historic murders.

Michelle FairleyGame of Thrones), Caroline Bracken (Dublin Murders) , Liam Carney (English)Gangs of new York) and Aaron Monahan (Assassin’s Creed) were also cast alongside New Zealand’s Aotearoa/Wayne Hapi (Tuho, Wakatohea, Ngati Porou), Manu Bennett (Te Arawa, Ngati Kahungunu), Vanessa Rare (Ngati Pu, Ngati Porou, Ngati Pukenga, Ngapuhi) and Scott Wills.

The Flood ends a three-year story on ABC. Grey’s Anatomy, where he played Dr. Cormac Hayes. He is also known for European-American procedural intersecting linesIrish crime drama red rock and role in the Showtime series unscrupulous. Most recently, Coupe appeared as Susan Korman on the Joseph Gordon-Levitt series for Apple TV+. Mr Korman and is scheduled to appear in the second season of the Acorn TV and TVNZ comedy-drama series. under the vines.

GoneThe authors are Michael Bennett (In dark places) and Anna McPartlin (Striking out, Holby City), with Peter Meteherangi Tikao Burger (single lane bridge, Until proven innocent, Decide) and Hannah Quinn (Vikings Valhalla, Blood, Stranger) directing.

Executive Producers: Carl Zohrab of Kingfisher Films; Yvonne Donoghue (ur.Astonishing, extraordinary) and Katie Holly (Mr Malcolm’s list, love and friendship) for Blinder Films and Greg Bailey of Southern Light, whose Timothy White is producing along with Reikura Kahi. Simone Nathan (English)Our flag means death, Baby Sister) and Carl Zohrab created the series, which was developed by McPartlin, Bennett and Donoghue.

“What an adventure it has been to work with our colleagues at Blinder Films in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Ireland to create this exciting mystery,” said Zohrab. “We can’t wait to see the series’ directors Peter and Hannah bring these scripts to life, along with our amazing cast and crew.

“The process of bringing Gone the film adaptation was a true international cultural collaboration and a journey of learning, testing, sharing stories and ideas; a fusion of a brilliant screenwriter, director, acting and creative talent from Ireland and New Zealand, two countries full of beauty, complexity and many similarities,” said Donoghue. “We are so grateful for the tremendous support from all of our partners and we can’t wait for viewers to spend time with our characters, get caught up in the mysterious web of our story, and dive into the show’s two contrasting worlds.”

Gone The series takes us to a picturesque town with characters and storylines that reflect the cultural uniqueness of Aotearoa,” added producer Kahi. “Te reo Maori [Māori language] seamlessly woven into the series, reflecting a nation that is on its way to adopting the Maori language.”

RTE worked with Blinder on an Irish legal drama. Striking out and broadcaster acquisition and co-production director Dermot Horan said of Gone: “This promises to be an amazing drama and we hope viewers will be rooted to their seats in both Ireland and New Zealand. We are especially excited to work with our fellow national broadcaster TVNZ and Red Arrow, who will be bringing this high-profile drama to international broadcasters and platforms.”

Kate Slater, Director of Content for TVNZ, added: “We are excited to continue our commitment to co-production to bring the very best premium content to TVNZ. Gone is an exciting concept that is sure to resonate with our viewers on TVNZ 1 and TVNZ+.”

Flood is represented by More Medavoy Management, Denton Brierley and Gersh. The coupe is represented by Gail Cowan Management in New Zealand and Rigmarole Management in the UK.

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