From writer, executive producer and series showrunner Veena Sud (Cold Case), The Killing is based on the wildly successful Danish television series Forbrydelsen and tells the story of the murder of a young girl in Seattle and the subsequent police investigation. The Killing ties together three distinct stories around a single murder including the detectives assigned to the case, the victim's grieving family, and the suspects. Set in Seattle, the story also explores local politics as it follows politicians connected to the case. As the series unfolds, it becomes clear that there are no accidents; everyone has a secret, and while the characters think they've moved on, their past isn't done with them.
The action takes place in Seattle, Washington. The series describes the investigation of the murder of local teenager Rosie Larsen. Sarah Linden, a veteran homicide detective, is going to retire at a young age to follow her fiancÃ© to the town of Sonoma, California. On her last day at work Linden works with a partner, a rookie homicide detective Stephen Holder, who was recently transferred from the Department of Narcotics, where he worked undercover. Holder, unpredictable and aggressive, is the opposite of Linden. Partners begin a new investigation...Read more »
TV series â€œThe Killingâ€ is the story of a murder from three perspectives â€“ the detectives, the oversight of the case, the family of the deceased and the suspects. The plot also deals with local politicians and their connection with this case. Gradually it becomes clear that there is no chance, everyone has his own secret. And while the characters think that they continue to live on their past has not left them alone.Read more »
Season 3 begins one year after the close of the â€œRosie Larsenâ€ case (the focus of the seriesâ€™ first two seasons) with Sarah Linden no longer working as a detective. But when her ex-partner Stephen Holderâ€™s search for a runaway girl leads him to discover a gruesome string of murders that connects to a previous murder investigation by Linden, she is drawn back into the life she thought sheâ€™d left behind.Read more »