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Fox Asia is to air the ITV and Amazon Prime conspiracy thriller White Dragon (Strangers) this autumn, following a deal with distributor all3media international.

White Dragon Strangers Two Brothers and all3media 11 Oct 2018Starring John Simm (Life on Mars) and Anthony Wong (Still Human), the eight-part drama – which was shot in Hong Kong and the UK – has also been sold to Sky New Zealand, Virgin Media Television in Ireland, and is now airing in Australia on BBC First following its acquisition by BBC Studios.

White Dragon (Strangers) will be available on Amazon Prime in the US and Caribbean, following its ITV release in the UK in September, where it won its primetime slot and exceeded the channel’s slot average by 20%.

“We’re delighted to bring this fantastic drama – which is filmed in Hong Kong and features a stellar British and Asian cast and crew - to the Asia region with Fox. The recent UK ratings success is proving a strong driver to demand in the international market and we’re looking forward to seeing this thrilling mystery intriguing more viewers around the world,” said Sabrina Duguet, EVP, APAC, all3media international .

Keertan Adyanthaya, executive vice president of content and communications for Fox Networks Group Asia, said: “We embrace every opportunity to find, create and share boldly dramatic content with our entertainment-hungry viewers in Asia. White Dragon (Strangers) is a fantastic example of the meteoric rise of East-meets-West storytelling.”

Created and written by screenwriting newcomers Mark Denton and Jonny Stockwood, White Dragon (Strangers) was commissioned by ITV from drama indie Two Brothers Pictures. It was directed by Paul Andrew Williams (Broadchurch) and produced by Matthew Bird (Fortitude).

White Dragon (Strangers) is making its international debut at MIPCOM in Cannes.