Big Sky is a new detective series for Disney+ and is part of Disney+ Star
Disney+ has announced Big Sky a series already available on Hulu in the US will come to an international audience as a Star Original.
What is Big Sky?
Private detectives Cassie Dewell and Cody Hoyt join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken. It’s based on a series of books by CJ Box, and showrunner David E Kelly will write multiple episodes.
The case includes Katheryn Winnick as Jenny Hoyt, Kylie Bunbury as Cassie Dewell, Brian Geraghty as Ronald Pergman, Dedee Pfeiffer as Denise Brisbane, Natalie Alyn Lind as Danielle Sullivan, Jade Pettyjohn as Grace Sullivan, Jesse James Keitel as Jerrie, Valerie Mahaffey as Helen Pergman with John Carroll Lynch as Rick Legarski and Ryan Phillippe as Cody Hoyt. The show’s home page (on ABC) is here. You can see the cast describe the show in three words on this video.
What is Disney+ Star?
This is a new international add on service coming soon (more detail here), and it extends the Disney+ offering (and the price!). It seems shows coming via Star will be called Star Originals.