SBS picks up Israeli thriller, Unknowns.
9 part series centres around a group of boys in a school for at-risk youth who become suspects in a rape investigation.
SBS has acquired Israeli drama thriller Unknowns, a 9 part series which tells the story of a group of boys, living on the margins of society and spending their time in a school for at-risk youth.
One day, they become the immediate suspects in a rape investigation, which will shake their already unbalanced world and stir their own share of secrets and betrayals.
The Hebrew language drama is created and written by Guy Sidis, along with Nirit Yaron and Tawfik Abu-Wael, who also directed, and produced by Amit Dekel & Nirit Yaron.
Laurent Boissel and Emmanuelle Guilbart, joint-CEOs and co-founders at distributor About Premium Content, said: “Tawfik Abu Wael is an incredibly well established Palestinian Israeli creator, best known for his captivating drama, Our Boys. Along with a team of talented writers and actors, he has directed an ensemble drama which is both hard-hitting and intimate. We are thrilled to have secured the first broadcast deals for the show.”
A date is yet to be announced.