Swedish-French Sun to rise in Cannes

Scripted-logo-460_2Midnight-SunA new Swedish/French drama from the creator of Bron will launch at MIPCOM.

StudioCanal will debut Mårlind & Stein’s Midnight Sun at the market. The Atlantique and Nice Drama-produced series is for Canal+ in France and SVT in Sweden.

It launches later this year in both territories, with StudioCanal preselling at MIPCOM.

The distributor will also have SAM Productions’ Danish thriller Below the Surface and ITV1 drama Paranoid on its drama slate. Also out of the UK, the distributor will launch Channel 4 comedy Crazyhead.

Katrina Neylon, executive VP, sales and marketing at StudioCanal said: “As the global hunger for high quality scripted material continues, we are delighted to arrive at MIPCOM with four shining examples of channel-defining dramas.”