Turkish delight for Forbrydelsen

Danish crime hit Forbrydelsen (aka The Killing) is in line for a Turkish makeover.

Forbrydelsen

Forbrydelsen

Istanbul-based Akbel Adam Film has optioned format rights to the series, and now has one year to find a broadcaster.

The deal was struck with DR Sales, the distribution arm of Danish public broadcaster DR.

A remake of Forbrydelsen has already been made in the US, for cable network AMC, and with a third season on the way.

The Killing

The Killing

DR Sales said there were also plans to sell the remake rights into India and Russia.

Source: DR