‘The Returned’ US remake to launch on Netflix in UK

The new US version of The Returned will debut in the UK next week on Netflix.

Filmed in Squamish, Canada, the ten-part remake is executive produced by Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel, Lost) and Raelle Tucker (True Blood).

Based on the French supernatural thriller Les Revenants, The Returned will launch on Netflix on Tuesday 10 March, with new episodes available weekly within 24 hours of the US broadcast on A&E

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Jens Richter, CEO, FremantleMedia International said: “Netflix is a ground-breaking platform, synonymous with high-quality, character-driven content that really pushes at the boundaries. The internet television network is the perfect home for The Returned. Through Carlton Cuse’s brilliance, the characters are taken on the most unexpected journey that is sure to captivate audiences and make them think about how they would really react if those we’d loved and lost suddenly reappeared.”

The official synopsis reads: “The Returned follows the residents of a small mountain town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have been long presumed dead suddenly reappear, bringing with them both positive and detrimental consequences. As families are reunited, the lives of those who were left behind are challenged on a physical and emotional level. Interpersonal relationships are examined with intrigue and depth as strange phenomena begin to occur.”

The remake stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World), Mark Pellegrino (Lost), Jeremy Sisto (Six Feet Under), India Ennenga (Treme) and Michelle Forbes (The Killing).

The second season of Les Revenants will begin on Canal+ in France this autumn, before airing in the UK on Channel 4.

Will you be watching the US remake? Let us know below…

  • gr8gaming

    Why!

    They really can’t help themselves, can they!

    What was wrong with the original. It was great! Why does everything have to be remade.