Variety is exclusively reporting that Netflix is in final negotiations to buy the global streaming rights for black comedy Small Crimes starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.
The film centres on a disgraced cop who comes home after finishing a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder. He tries to find redemption, but winds up ensnared in a mess he left behind, caught in the middle of a crooked sheriff, a district attorney out for revenge and a mafia baron.
The film, which is set to premiere next month at SXSW (South by Southwest Festival) has been written and directed by E.L Katz who also directed Cheap Thrills. Small Crimes also stars Molly Parker, Gary Cole, Robert Forster, Macon Blair and Jacki Weaver.
David Lancaster and Stephanie Wilcox served as producers on the film, whilst Katz, Jon Shiffman, Julia Godzinskaya, Michael Sackler, Sophie Vickers, Emilie Georges, Naima Abed, Nicholas Kaiser, Andrew Schwartzberg, Jaime Schwartzberg, David Atlan-Jackson, Joel Thibout and Jean-Baptiste Babin served as executive producers.