Umut Dağ directed both parts (2 x 90min) of the 3-parter »Vienna Blood« series (German title: »Liebermann«) which has now been bought by BBC.
The scripts, based on the best-selling novels by Frank Tallis have been written by Steve Thompson (Deep State, Sherlock).
Matthew Beard (The Imitation Game) and Juergen Maurer are starring, alongside an impressive cast including Jessica de Gouw, Luise von Finckh, Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones), Ursula Strauss, Harald Windisch, Simon Hatzl, Rainer Wöss, Christoph Luser, Gerhard Liebmann, Maria Bill, Petra Morzé and Alma Hasun.
»Vienna Blood« is produced by MR Film und Endor Productions, in co-production with ORF, ZDF and Red Arrow Studios International.
Casting Director: Nicole Schmied, Kelly Hendry
Set in the city in the early 1900’s, the plot focuses on a protégé of Sigmund Freud who helps a detective inspector solve an unusual and disturbing murder.
The three features will be based on Tallis’ first three books in the Liebermann Papers series of novels, and the films will be called Vienna Blood: The Last Seance, Vienna Blood: The Realm of Night and Vienna Blood: Fatal Lies.