Channel 4 walks in Footsteps of Killers
Channel 4 in the UK has commissioned a true crime series looking back at unsolved murders.
In The Footsteps of Killers (working title) will use forensic science and criminological research to shed new light on troubling cases.
The 3×60’ series will be shot like a drama, with each episode seeing Silent Witness star Emilia Fox and criminologist Professor David Wilson (Interview With a Murderer) reopen a cold case.
UK indie Alaska TV is producing the show and fledgling UK distributor Abacus Media Rights, which launched earlier this year, is shopping the show globally.
The series is currently in pre-production remotely and filming is planned to start in the summer. Production will adher to the latest government guidelines on social distancing, personal safety and filming restrictions.