Goalpost, Quizzical Team Up for Australian-South African Crime Series ‘Detective Cooper’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Australia’s Goalpost Pictures and South Africa’s Quizzical Pictures are teaming up on the crime series “Detective Cooper” for South African broadcaster M-Net, marking the first TV co-production between the two countries.

The series will be adapted from the book “A Beautiful Place to Die,” part of the multi-award-winning Detective Emmanuel Cooper book series by Australian-South African writer Malla Nunn (pictured). Goalpost Pictures are the producers of the worldwide hit “The Invisible Man” and the acclaimed television series “Cleverman.” Quizzical Pictures produced the Peabody Award-winning “Intersexions.”

“Detective Cooper” centers on a white detective in Apartheid-era South Africa who’s forced to hide the dangerous secret that he’s mixed race. The series

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