Disney+ has announced that Nathan Stewart-Jarrett will star in the UK Star Original “Culprits.” The scripted series is part of Disney’s plan to create 50 European productions by 2024 for the platform.
“Culprits” is a dark and funny heist series by acclaimed filmmaker J Blakeson (I Care A Lot, The Disappearance of Alice Creed). The series is set in the aftermath of a heist and follows the crew who have gone their separate ways, but are being targeted by a killer.
Stewart-Jarrett currently stars in the HBO Max dramedy series Generation, and can next be seen in Oscar-winner Jordan Peele’s reboot of Candyman.
Other Disney UK Originals announced so far include the following:
The Ballad of Renegade Nell (Disney+ Original)
● Fantasy action /adventure. 8 episodes / 45 minutes. Sally Wainwright / Lookout Point
● When Nell Jackson is framed for murder, she’s forced into a life of highway robbery. Aided by a plucky little spirit called Billy Blind, Nell realizes that fate has put her on the wrong side of the law for a reason.
Save Our Squad (Disney+ Original)
● Transformational factual entertainment series. 6 episodes / 35 minutes. David Beckham / Twenty Twenty / Studio 99
● David Beckham mentors a struggling young grassroots football side, taking these young players, their coach, and their community on an uplifting, transformative journey of a lifetime.
Culprits (Star Original on Disney+)
● Crime drama. 8 episodes / 45 minutes. J Blakeson / Stephen Garrett / Character 7
● A darkly funny, whip-smart series about the aftermath of a heist. The crew has gone their separate ways but someone is coming after them one by one.
Extraordinary (Star Original on Disney+)
● Comedy. 8 episodes / 25 minutes. Emma Moran / Sid Gentle Films
● Meet Jen. She lives in a world where everyone has a superpower. Everyone except her. Which is just sodding great. This is a fresh, innovative comedy about being young and struggling to find your place in the world when all you’ll ever be is ‘ordinary.’
Wedding Season (Star Original on Disney+)
· Romantic comedy/crime drama. 8 episodes. Oliver Lyttelton / Dancing Ledge Productions / Jax Media
· A genre-busting escapist romance about two people who shouldn’t be together, but who can’t stay away from one another. The series follows Katie, a picture-perfect bride who we meet on her wedding day surrounded by the dead bodies of her new husband and every member of his family.
· Starring Rosa Salazar
Nautilus (Disney+ Original)
· Scripted sci-fi action-adventure series. 10 episodes / 50 minutes. James Dormer / Seven Stories / Moonriver TV
· The ten-part epic live-action series tells the never before told origin story of Verne’s most iconic character, Captain Nemo, and his legendary submarine, The Nautilus
· “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea” by Jules Verne was published in 1871
· The original 1954 film adaptation is available to stream on Disney+ in the UK & Ireland