Netflix will produce BBC drama Collateral

Carey Mulligan CollateralAccording to a report by Deadline, Netflix has now become involved in David Hare’s upcoming thriller, Collateral.

Collateral stars Carey Mulligan and the show revolves around the grisly death of a pizza delivery man. It also stars John Simm (The Catch, Doctor Who), Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, Last Tango in Halifax), and Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Doctor Who.)

Here is the synopsis from Deadline:

“Set over the course of four days, the story centers on Detective Inspector Kip Glaspie (Mulligan), who refuses to accept that the murder is a random act of senseless violence and becomes determined to discover if there is a darker truth. Politician David Mars (Simm) instantly is embroiled in the drama through his turbulent relationship with his troubled and unpredictable ex, Karen (Piper). All the while, Jane Oliver (Walker), a compassionate vicar, struggles to conceal her affair with the only witness to the crime.”

Collateral will premiere on BBC Two. Watch this space for more news on this show.