The Rising is the primary collection produced totally in-house from Sky Studios, Sky’s manufacturing and growth arm, who’re working with government producer Julian Stevens, producer of The Fall (BBC Two) and Informer (BBC Two).
The Rising is the story of Neve Kelly (Rugaard), who discovers that she is lifeless. She’s scared and confused by this new existence. However, when she realises she has been murdered, she’s livid. She’s decided to seek out her killer and get justice, believing that it was somebody she knew.
Impulsive and stressed, Neve regrets by no means leaving her remoted group. And, as she involves phrases together with her skills, she begins to destabilise the lives of these she left behind. Significantly her estranged father, Tom (Daniel Ings) and her beloved mom Maria (Emily Taaffe).
Neve is a disruptive, unsettling hero who mustn’t exist, and she or he wants to seek out her goal. She takes us by way of the investigation into her dying, going the place the police can’t. Within the course of she uncovers deeply buried secrets and techniques and is pressured to re-examine every part about her life and the individuals she cared about.
With nothing to lose however time, Neve will push for the reality even when it hurts. Her return forces everybody round her to vary, confess, or begin protecting their tracks. However, it additionally reveals that there are others like her on the market…
With a particular tone and visible type, The Rising is a narrative about love, justice and the price of pursuing the reality in a world that desires to maintain it hidden.
The collection is about to star a recent line up of younger rising expertise together with Clara Rugaard (I Am Mom) as protagonist Neve, Nenda Neururer (A Transient Historical past of Battle) because the irreverent Alex Wyatt who has just lately returned to the realm after three years away and Solly McLeod (Boxing Day) as Joseph Wyatt, Alex’s cousin and Neve’s longstanding boyfriend. Daniel Ings (I Hate Suzie), Emily Taaffe (Uncommon Beasts), Alex Lanipekun (Spooks) and Robyn Cara (Ackley Bridge) are additionally set to star.
Following the RTS-winning Sky Authentic The Third Day, The Rising is the second in-house manufacturing from Sky Studios and the primary to be produced totally in-house. The Sky Authentic drama was commissioned by Zai Bennett, Managing Director of Content material at Sky UK and Manpreet Dosanjh, Commissioning Editor for Sky Studios. Serena Thompson serves as Government Producer for Sky Studios. The eight-part, one hour episode collection shall be directed by Ed Lilly (Business) and shall be government produced by Julian Stevens (The Fall, The Lacking) and Pete McTighe (A Discovery of Witches). The collection is written by Pete McTighe alongside Charlene James (A Discovery of Witches), Roanne Bardsley (Free Rein), Gemma Hurley (Host) and Laura Grace (Das Boot). NBCUniversal World Distribution deal with worldwide gross sales on behalf of Sky Studios.
Within the UK, Eire, Italy and Germany, the collection will launch on Sky One in 2022. Within the UK, Eire and Italy, it is going to even be obtainable on streaming service NOW, in addition to Sky Ticket gadgets in Germany, Sky X in Austria and Sky Reveals in Switzerland. Worldwide gross sales for The Rising shall be dealt with by NBCUniversal World Distribution on behalf of Sky Studios.
Zai Bennett, Sky’s Managing Director of Content material mentioned “The Rising is a very recent tackle an atmospheric thriller and I’m vastly excited to carry this story to Sky, full with an incredible line up of younger, rising expertise. The story of Neve takes audiences on a journey from thriller, suspense and horror, all set to the gorgeous scenic backdrop of The Lake District.”
Jane Millichip, Chief Content material Officer, Sky Studios mentioned, “Following a profitable manufacturing collaboration on The Third Day, The Rising is the primary collection produced totally in-house at Sky Studios. It re- enforces our ambition and dedication to constructing high-quality manufacturing functionality that sits alongside our work with independents. It’s unbelievable to be working with Julian Stevens and a world-class crew of established and rising expertise, who’re delivering a recent and impactful tackle the supernatural style.”
Julian Stevens, Government Producer for The Rising mentioned “The Rising grabbed me immediately as an extremely distinctive idea. It’s a robust story with a powerful and surprising protagonist on the coronary heart of it. We discover subverting tropes all through, giving company to our central character and permitting your entire narrative to be advised from her perspective. It’s a pleasure to be engaged on such a compelling and dynamic present.”