Nine has revealed it’s new Australian thriller Hyde & Seek will launch in October
Matt Nable (Underbelly: Badness, Barracuda leads an an all-star cast which includes Deborra-lee Furness (Correlli, Jindabyne), Mandy McElhinney (House of Hancock, Love Child), Zoe Ventoura (Packed to the Rafters), Emma Hamilton (The Tudors, Mary: The Making of a Princess), Tai Hara (Home and Away), Claire Lovering (San Andreas), Jeremy Lindsay Taylor (Puberty Blues), Andrew McFarlane (Devil’s Playground, Love Child), and Aaron Fa’oso (East West 101).
When his best mate and partner is killed in a random attack, Detective Gary Hyde (Matt Nable) vows to bring the killer to justice. Together with his new partner Claire McKenzie (Emma Hamilton), Australian Federal Police boss Jackie Walters (Mandy McElhinney) and Australian Security Intelligence Organisation chiefs (Deborra-lee Furness and Jeremy Lindsay Taylor), Gary uncovers a criminal underbelly of murder and fraud as he is thrust into the secretive world of homeland security. In a world where crime has no borders and everyone has something to hide, Gary’s wife (Zoe Ventoura) and young children find themselves in the firing line.
Nine’s Heads of Drama, Andy Ryan and Jo Rooney, said: “We’re thrilled to join forces with Matchbox Pictures and our brilliant cast to bring audiences the most exciting and action-packed drama of 2016. With its ripped-from-the-headlines stories and international locations, Hyde & Seek is must-see crime drama at its most compelling and entertaining.”
Hyde & Seek is made for the Nine Network by Matchbox Pictures, with producer Stephen Corvini (Schapelle, Devil’s Dust) and Executive Producer Debbie Lee.
“Hyde & Seek is a view of some of the timeliest & most engaging stories going on in our world right now and Matchbox Pictures are delighted to have partnered with Channel Nine to bring this series to life”, Corvini said.
The creators/writers are Gavin Strawhan (Step Dave, Nothing Trivial) and Rachel Lang(Outrageous Fortune, Blue Rose) with writers Niki Aken and Michelle Offen. The series is directed by Peter Andrikidis (Catching Milat, Fat Tony & Co.), David Caesar (Underbelly: Razor, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) and Daniel Nettheim (Doctor Who, Ripper Street).
Hyde & Seek premieres on Monday, October 3 at 8.45pm on Channel Nine.