MUMBAI – The American series, “Ray Donovan,” is set to be remade in India after an international production company, Locomotive Global, Inc., acquired the rights from CBS Studios International.
Created by Ann Biderman, “Ray Donovan,” a crime series which premiered on Showtime in 2013, is currently in the production of its seventh season, read a statement.
Talking about the Indian version of the series, Sunder Aaron, co-founder of Locomotive Global Inc., said: “India is one of the biggest entertainment markets in the world. There is a voracious appetite for high-quality drama series throughout the region. We think ‘Ray Donovan,’ with its complex and gritty storylines and strong anti-hero central character, is in sync with the themes and genres that are resonating with Indian viewers right now.”
The series is based on the character Ray Donovan, who works as a mediator for a law firm that handles celebrities and wealthy clients.
The original show stars actors Liev Schreiber, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok, Katherine Moennig, Pooch Hall, Kerris Dorsey, Devon Bagby and Graham Rogers.