Netflix joins ITV series “Paranoid” as co-producer


Netflix has joined upcoming ITV drama “Paranoid” as co-producer. The series, produced by Red Production Company, will debut on ITV in the UK and roll out worldwide on the OTT service later this year.


The eight-part thriller was written by Bill Gallagher (The Paradise). The producer is Tom Sherry (Prey, Ordinary Lies) and the executive producer is Red Production Company’s founder Nicola Shindler (Happy Valley, The Five, Last Tango in Halifax).


The story centers on the murder of a female doctor in a rural children’s playground in front of an abundance of eyewitnesses.  The drama follows the investigation of a group of detectives.  “Paranoid” stars Indira Varma, Robert Glenister, Neil Stuke, Lesley Sharp and Kevin Doyle. Studiocanal will be in charge of the distribution and will provide all studio services.