RIVIERA RETURNS Sky original drama confirmed for third series
Atlantic’s sun soaked, smash hit, Riviera, will return for a third
outing with filming set to start in Autumn 2019.
series will see Julia Stiles take the glitz and glamour of the Cote d’Azur
around the globe as her character Georgina Clios tries to escape the
devastation the Riviera has wrought on her. As well as starring in the show,
Julia Stiles (Bourne Identity) will executive produce series III.
series will return to the south of France and also move to Venice and
executive producer said: ‘You’d
think that there was nothing left for the Riviera to throw at Georgina but
series three is our most ambitious yet. I am thrilled to be a part of this
incredible drama for Sky Atlantic. The chance to deliver another season of
Riviera is exciting and I am grateful to our audience for coming along
with us on this journey.’
Bennett, Director of Programming, Sky Entertainment said: “We
are so proud of this Sky original series. We set out to make the most
glamourous show in the world and now we are taking that glamour to a host of
new locations which will provide even more intrigue, danger and beauty.”
Kris Thykier, executive
producer said: “The first season of Riviera was Sky’s most
successful original series of all time with 20 million downloads in the UK, we
hope that season two can build on this success and are thrilled to be going
into production on a third series. Working with Sky has been an amazing
experience and we are incredibly grateful for their unbridled enthusiasm and
overwhelming support for the show."
Riviera is a Sky
original drama in association with Altice Studios. Produced by Archery Pictures
and Primo Productions, the Executive Producers are Kris Thykier, Paul
McGuinness and Kara Manley for Sky. International distribution is being handled
by Sky Vision.
The announcement comes
following the release of season II which aired on 23 May. Series one and series
two are currently available to watch on demand on Sky and streaming service NOW
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