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AMC Adds New Crime Series to Strong Line-Up

by Anne Thompson
August 11, 2010 12:23 PM
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Thompson on Hollywood
Thompson on Hollywood
Thompson on Hollywood

AMC, with 26 Emmy nominations, continues to bolster its strong line-up--led by Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Rubicon and the upcoming The Walking Dead---by adding a new series. Wednesday the cabler green-lit 13 new one-hour episodes from Fox and exec producer and showrunner Veena Sud (Cold Case) of crime drama The Killing (which will be retitled). The pilot, directed by Patty Jenkins (Monster), was based on producer Mikkel Bondesen's hit Danish procedural Forbrydelsen.

The series weaves several stories around the murder of a young girl: it follows the detectives assigned to the case, led by Mireille Enos (Big Love), the grieving family--the mother is Michelle Forbes (True Blood)--and the suspects, as well as local politicians such as Billy Campbell (Once and Again) as a City Council president who is running for Mayor. Production on the series, which is set in Seattle, will start this fall in Vancouver for a 2011 premiere.

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