UPCOMING ITV thriller Strangers will trace the life of a man caught up in something hideous when he travels to Hong Kong following his wife’s sudden unexpected death.
Here’s all you need to know about the sprawling crime saga, starring Life On Mars’ John Simm…
John Simm is starring in a new drama set in Hong Kong
When does Strangers start on ITV?
Strangers – which had the working title White Dragon – will be released later in 2018.
Filming on the “ambitious” new thriller series by ITV and Amazon Prime started in Hong Kong in Autumn last year, with a stint of London filming also scheduled.
The eight-part series has been written by two newcomers, Mark Denton and Johnny Stockwood.
It was produced by award-winning duo Harry and Jack Williams, whose credits include The Missing, Fleabag and One of Us.
Getty – Contributor John Simm is going to star in a new TV drama about a man who loses his wife
What is Strangers about?
Strangers follows Professor Jonah Mulray, whose world is turned upside down when he learns his wife was killed in a car crash while working in Hong Kong.
Though his wife lived and worked there for six months, Jonah’s fear of flying as stopped him from ever visiting.
However, her death finally takes him travelling to the Chinese city to identify the body in just the first obstacle in what Jonah soon discovers is a very complex criminal case.
Jonah’s search for the truth leads him to be drawn deeper in a web of conspiracy in a foreign and unfamiliar place as the Chinese detectives seem to be holding something back.
Getty – Contributor Emilia Fox stars as a British consulate in China