Mary Kills People is coming to the UK. More4 has secured the UK rights to the Canadian drama series after inking a life-of-series agreement with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne). The deal was brokered by Patrick Roberts, eOne’s Vice-President of Sales – UK & Scandinavia, International Distribution and Nick Lee, Channel 4’s Head of Series Acquisition.
“We’re delighted to be partnering with Channel 4 on bringing this ground-breaking series to the UK”, said Dan Gopal, eOne’s Executive Vice President of Sales – EMEA. “Mary Kills People is truly an original and captivating drama with thought-provoking content that has been engaging viewers all over the world. We can’t wait for UK audiences to enjoy the show.”
Created by Tara Armstrong, Mary Kills People follows Dr. Mary Harris, an overworked single mother and ER doctor, who lives a double life helping terminally ill patients with assisted deaths. So far Mary has managed to stay under the radar but her double life is getting complicated. When her world starts to unravel, Mary realizes she’s going to have to fight dirty if she’s going to stay in the killing game.
The drama series, which has been renewed through season three, is produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures Inc., in association with Corus Entertainment and stars Caroline Dhavernas, Jay Ryan and Richard Short. The executive producers are Tassie Cameron (Ten Days in The Valley, Rookie Blue), Amy Cameron (The Book of Negroes), Jocelyn Hamilton (Private Eyes) and Tecca Crosby (Private Eyes).
Check out the trailer for Mary Kills People below: