Viaplay To Premiere Hostage Drama Embassy Down

Red Arrow International has announced new eight-part thriller Embassy Down, created and written by Anders Frithiof August (The Legacy, Follow the Money), which will premiere on streaming service Viaplay in 2018.

Embassy Down begins with a party to celebrate the opening of the United States’ new embassy in Copenhagen, which soon becomes a warzone as terrorists storm the building and hold its guests hostage. What follows is the complex reality of a fight against a very different kind of modern-day terrorism.

The series will explore the relationships between the hostages and their captors on the inside, whilst on the outside an international thriller ensues as relatives of the hostages and people in power clash over their cultural and political differences in trying to resolve the crisis.

Henrik Bastin, CEO of Red Arrow subsidiary Fabrik Entertainment, said: “Embassy Down is not only a great thriller with international scope, it also touches on some of the big questions we face today as a society.”

Embassy Down will go into production in 2017 ahead of its premiere on Viaplay and international distribution.