It’s been six months since Deadline launched our fortnightly Global Breakouts strand, in which we shine a spotlight on the TV shows and films killing it in their local territories.
We therefore thought it high time that we remind you of some of the prospective hits we’ve profiled over the past half-year.
From a Sopranos-esque Israeli drama to a buzzy French action movie to the next big Dutch format, scroll on for the best of the 2023 Breakouts. Our first Scandi drama of what we are sure will be many came from Denmark, where young filmmaker Kasper Møller Rask had followed the Coen Brothers’ lead by forging a crime series, with just a hint of irreverence, for local network DR. “I wanted to make a young person’s crime show for my 15-year-old self,” Rask told Deadline, before spotlighting how his show was anything but the next Stranger Things.
Neighbours may have felt like the only Australian TV drama worth reading about last year but we wanted to go a bit higher end with our first series from the land of Oz.Read more on deadline.com