NEW PATRICK DEMPSEY SERIES
I've already mentioned that some of the American networks will search for international English language productions to fill up their empty Autumn
season schedules, and CW has done just that buying Sky Italy's ten episode series DEVILS for their Autumn programme. The series, starring Patrick Dempsey, will also air on Sky channels around Europe.
|Show is now airing in Italy, France, Austria, Germany|
Devils, based on a book by Guido Maria Brera, is a stylish, sophisticated and topical international thriller starring Alessandro Borghi and Patrick Dempsey. London, 2011. Massimo Ruggero, a charismatic and fearless Italian banker, has enjoyed a stellar winning streak on the London trading ﬂoor of investment powerhouse, NYL Bank. Massimo’s
successes have seen him make hundreds of millions of dollars
for his employers; and with it, all but certain promotion to vice-CEO.
However, a scandal involving his drug addicted wife puts a brake on
Massimo’s ambitions, leading his American CEO, Dominic Morgan, to
withdraw his support, as Massimo’s ﬁercest rival, Edward Stuart,
seemingly waits in the wings. Massimo takes this rejection hard, and
things go from bad to worse when Stuart suddenly dies, and Massimo
becomes the prime suspect. Sensing that Dominic is hiding something,
Massimo sets about clearing his name and ﬁnding out the truth behind who
set him up. Working with his team and Soﬁa, a hacker journalist
for a whistle blowing website, Massimo discovers the death of his
colleague is linked to a vast, political game plan, concealed behind the
Strauss-Kahn scandal, the Libyan war, and the deepening European
ﬁnancial crisis. Caught in the middle of a covert, intercontinental war,
and facing the Devils who rule the world’s fate from the shadows,
Massimo must make a stark choice: join them, or bring them down.
|Patrick Dempsey plays the lead role in the series|
|Gorgeous Italian star Alessandro Borghi takes the male lead|