The Killing will draw you in
This US adaptation of the Danish drama is almost British in tone and well worth a look.
I probably won’t get around to writing a formal review for The Killing, but it’s definitely work catching on ONE on Wednesday night.
This US adaptation of the Danish drama comes from AMC (Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead) and covers three different subplots all linked to a single murder.
Rosie Larsen has gone missing. Seattle detectives start an investigation into her disappearance which involves questioning Rosie’s family, friends, and neighbours.
The feel of this series is almost British in tone. It doesn’t fall into the usual procedural pitfalls of US crime shows, nor does it resort to histrionics.
Seattle makes for a brooding, bleak setting. Mireille Enos (Big Love) is terrific as the understated Detective Sarah Linden.
I didn’t see the Danish original, but if you’re looking for something character driven that requires a bit of patience, this is definitely worth catching.
It begins with a double episode premiere 8:30pm Wednesday on ONE.