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Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman is set to star in Suspicion, a UK thriller series remake from Apple’s UK-based production division Keshet Productions.

Apple’s creative director for Europe worldwide video Jay Hunt has ordered the series, an adaptation of 2015 Israeli title False Flag.

The high-paced thriller centres on the kidnapping of the son of a prominent US businesswoman (Thurman), with four possibly-innocent British citizens as the prime suspects.

Black Mirror’s Georgia Campbell will also star, with The Man In The High Castle writer Rob Williams as showrunner.

Golden Globe-winning The Americans producer Chris Long is directing and Watchmen’s Darin McLeod will produce. 

Williams and Long will exec-produce alongside Keshet’s Howard Burch, Avi Nir, Anna Winger and Liat Benasuly. 

False Flag was previously adapted by Fox into a US version.

Suspicion joins a scripted slate from former Channel 4 chief creative officer Hunt that also includes BBC Studios comedy Trying; and See Saw Films’ Slow Horses, starring Gary Oldman.

Hunt, Apple’s creative director for Europe worldwide video, commissioned the series alongside heads of worldwide video Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht.

This story originally appeared in Screen’s sister publication Broadcast.