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[05/15/17 - 02:01 PM]
Netflix Announces "Tidelands," Its First Australian Original Series
The drama follows a former criminal as she returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay.







TIDELANDS (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
5/15/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, May 2017) Netflix, the world's leading entertainment network, today announced its first Australian original series Tidelands, a supernatural crime drama that will debut exclusively on Netflix around the globe. Production will start in Queensland in 2018. The drama follows a former criminal as she returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay. When the body of a local fisherman washes ashore, she must uncover the town's secrets while investigating its strange inhabitants, a group of dangerous half-Sirens, half-humans called "Tidelanders." The series is produced for Netflix by Brisbane-based Hoodlum Entertainment. Executive Producers Tracey Robertson, Nathan Mayfield and Leigh McGrath produced the acclaimed Australian hit series Secrets & Lies and its remake for the U.S. The ten-episode first season will be written by creator Stephen M. Irwin (Secrets & Lies). Episodes will run 50 minutes.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Leigh McGrath as EP
· Nathan Mayfield as EP
· Stephen M. Irwin as CRTR/EP
· Tracey Robertson as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Brisbane-based Hoodlum Entertainment