Red Arrow Studios International has inked a deal with Portuguese broadcaster RTP for Icelandic drama series Descendants – the showrunning debut of Tinna Hrafnsdóttir (Quake).
The show is a finalist for the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize for best Nordic screenplay at the Göteborg Film Festival‘s forthcoming TV Drama Vision.
“Descendants offers a captivating exploration of intricate family dynamics amidst Iceland’s stunning visual backdrop,” said Rodrigo Herrera Ibarguengoytia, VP scripted, acquisitions and co-productions at Red Arrow Studios International. “Combining relentless power struggles and the sway of greed with the pursuit of acceptance, the series exposes universal truths bound to resonate worldwide. We’re thrilled the show has been nominated for the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize, which is testament to the talented and dedicated creative team behind the series,” he said.
Descendants is produced by Iceland’s Polarama, Freyja Filmworks and Projects, in co-production with Belgium’s Lunanime. The series launched on Iceland’s streamer Síminn on November 2, and was viewed by 82.98% of the streamer‘s subscribers.