Rob Lowe to Star in Crime Drama ‘Wild Bill,’ ITV Orders Miniseries

Variety | 10/12/2018 | Leo Barraclough
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Rob Lowe is to star in and exec produce six-part crime drama “Wild Bill” for British broadcaster ITV. The miniseries is produced by 42, Shiver and Anonymous Content.

Lowe will play high-flying U.S. cop Bill Hixon, who is appointed chief of police in East Lincolnshire, a rural part of Eastern England.

Hixon - Boston - Lincolnshire - Daughter - Kelsey

When Hixon arrives in Boston, Lincolnshire, with his 14 year-old daughter Kelsey in tow, he’s hoping they can flee their painful recent past. But this unfamiliar, unimpressed community will force Bill to question everything about himself and leave him asking whether it’s Boston that needs Bill, or Bill that needs Boston?

The drama is the first time 42 (“Traitors,” “Ironbark,” “Watership Down”) Anonymous Content (“13 Reasons Why,” “Maniac,” “Mr. Robot”) and ITV Studios label Shiver have collaborated to produce a drama series for ITV.

Bill - David - Griffiths - Hunted - Damage

“Wild Bill” is created by David Griffiths (“The Hunted,” “Collateral Damage”), Kyle Killen (“Halo,” “Awake”), and Dudi Appleton and Jim Keeble (“Silent Witness,” “Thorne: Sleepyhead & Scaredycat,” “Trial & Retribution”), and will be written by lead writers...
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