midnight-sunNathaniel Mechaly is composing the music for the upcoming thriller series Midnight Sun. The show, which marks the first French/Swedish TV co-prodcution, is directed by Mans Marlind & Bjorn Stein (The Bridge) and stars Leila Bekhti (The Prophet) and Gustaf Hammarsten (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo). The series follows a French detective who teams up with a Swedish detective to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen in a remote mining community in the far north of Sweden. Olivier Bibas & Patrick Nebout are executive producing the Atlantique, Canal Plus and SVT production with Stefan Baron, Mikael Wallen (Wallander) and Henrik Jansson-Schweizer (The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared). Midnight Sun is set to premiere in France and Sweden in early 2016.

Mechaly who is best known for his music for the Taken trilogy also has the psychological thriller Shut In starring Naomi Watts coming up.