Production begins today in Sydney & the Blue Mountains on a new psychological thriller The Secrets She Keeps for Network 10.
The six part series by Lingo Pictures (Lambs of God, Upright, Wake in Fright) stars Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey, The Spanish Princess) and Jessica De Gouw (Riot, Underground) as two women from vastly different backgrounds with explosive secrets that could destroy everything they hold dear.
They are joined by Michael Dorman (Patriot, Wonderland), Ryan Corr (Bloom, Packed to the Rafters, Holding The Man) and Michael Sheasby (The Nightingale, The Luminaries).
Written by Sarah Walker and Jonathan Gavin, it is based on Michael Robotham’s bestselling novel.
Network 10 Head of Drama and Executive Production, Rick Maier, said: “You’d be hard pressed to find a more compelling contemporary novel. This is Michael Robotham at his brilliant best and an equally stunning adaptation from Sarah Walker and Jono Gavin.
“If you’ve read the book you’ll know why we’re all so excited at 10 to bring TSSK to the screen. And no wonder it has attracted such a sensational cast either. It should be a cracker.”
Lingo Pictures’ Producer, Helen Bowden, said: “The Secrets She Keeps is an utterly gripping domestic noir about motherhood and envy. But no matter how dark the story becomes, we always have enormous compassion for the two women at its centre.
“This is the dream team of writers, directors and cast to adapt this fantastic story. We can’t wait to get started.”
The Secrets She Keeps is a Lingo Pictures production for Network 10 with major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Network 10. Financed with support from Create NSW.
It is produced by Helen Bowden and Paul Watters and written by Sarah Walker and Jonathan Gavin. Directed by Catherine Millar and Jennifer Leacey, Lingo Pictures’ Jason Stephens and 10’s Rick Maier are executive producers. International sales are being handled by DCD Rights.