The original ten-part series written by Jordan and John Banville (Albert Nobbs) is set in the Côte d’Azur and will air on Sky Atlantic in Ireland, the UK and more later this year, following its world premiere at Mip-TV next month.
The cast is led by Julia Stiles (Jason Bourne) as Georgina Clios, a newlywed whose husband is killed in a yacht explosion. Following his death the lies, violence and danger surrounding his empire are revealed, prompting Georgina to protect her family and herself.
Nora Arnezeder (Safe House), Monica Bellucci (Irreversible), Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones) and Adrian Lester (Hustle) also star.
‘Riviera’ from Archery Pictures and Primo Productions is produced by Foz Allen with Jordan, Cameron Roach (Waterloo Road), Liza Marshall (Boy A), Paul McGuinness (U2: Rattle and Hum) and Kris Thykier (Woman in Gold) as executive producers.