Actress Keeley Hawes will star in hotel shooting drama series ‘Crossfire’
Bodyguard actress Keeley Hawes is set to star in and executive produces Crossfire, a new three-part BBC series about a hotel shooting.
As first detailed by Deadline, Hawes will play Jo, a woman partaking in a vacation in Spain’s Canary Islands with her loved ones, when shots ring out across the hotel. Abruptly, the serenity is thrown into chaos and turmoil as gunmen descend upon the complex searching for revenge.
Crossfire is portrayed as a story of survival and resilience, with an emotional, intimate, and relatable core. The story sees the unsuspecting tourists and hotel staff compelled to settle on split-second life or death decisions, with their decisions affecting the rest of their lives.
The series is composed by Apple Tree Yard creator Louise Doughty and produced by the Fremantle-backed Dancing Ledge Productions, the organization behind The Salisbury Poisonings. Hawes’ Buddy Club Productions will co-produce the series.
Hawes presently stars in the British comedy-drama Finding Alice, which she additionally executive produces. The series was recommissioned for a second season earlier this year. What’s more, she is presently recording The Midwich Cuckoos, a dull, modern-day rethinking of John Wyndham’s classic sci-fi novel of a similar name.
Dancing Ledge, in the interim, as of late made another series commission as Disney+ got Wedding Season. Composed by Oliver Lyttelton, the series fixates on Katie, an excellent lady who we meet on her big day encompassed by the dead assemblages of her new husband and each member of his family.