Amazon Prime Acquires Australian Drama ‘Picnic At Hanging Rock’

The sale of a duration play that stars Natalie Dormer is largest U.S. blurb understanding ever for an Australian radio series.

Amazon Prime has acquired U.S. rights to Foxtel play series, Picnic At Hanging Rock, starring Game Of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer, in a understanding that is pronounced to be a largest ever blurb understanding for an Australian series.

The singular run duration play is formed on Joan Lindsay’s classical Australian novel of a same name. Peter Weir done a landmark film formed on a novel in 1975.

Dormer stars as English headmistress Hester Appleyard in a series, that centers on a puzzling disappearance of 3 schoolgirls and one clergyman during Hanging Rock in farming Victoria on Valentine’s Day 1900. It is being constructed by FremantleMedia Australia, from scripts by Bea Christian and Alice Addison, with Brett Popplewell producing. Directors are Larysa Kondracki, Michael Rymer and Amanda Brotchie. For Amazon, a array will be overseen by Amazon Studios’ Head of International Series, Morgan Wandell. 

Picnic during Hanging Rock will atmosphere on Foxtel in Australia in 2018. It is a FremantleMedia Australia prolongation done with investment from Screen Australia. The array was shot in Victoria, Australia, with a poignant assistance of a Victorian Government by Film Victoria.

Picnic At Hanging Rock is Foxtel’s third vital Australian play array to be sole to a U.S market. All 5 seasons of jail play Wentworth are seen in North America on Netflix, The Kettering Incident is accessible on Amazon Prime U.S. and prolonged using farming play A Place To Call Home screens on Acorn and American Public Television.