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Hard Sun

Hard Sun

  • Premiered: 
    January 6, 2018
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  • Network: BBC1
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Created by Neil Cross 
  • Subject Matter: Police
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    Season 1

Plot Synopsis

HARD SUN is a six-episode, pre-apocalyptic crime series set in contemporary London, where detectives Robert Hicks and Elaine Renko seek to enforce the law and protect their loved ones in a world that every day slips closer to a world-ending natural disaster. Hicks is a family man and a great, committed officer. He's also profoundly corrupt. Renko is a difficult and damaged, but utterly incorruptible officer. Thus, the two cops stand on different ends of the social and moral spectrum and seriously distrust one another and for good reason. But they must somehow must learn to work together if they're going to survive until the end of the world. While investigating their first case together -- a murder in the inner city -- Hicks and Renko stumble upon proof that the world faces certain five years. It's a terrifying reality that the British government is urgently trying to suppress. Hicks and Renko find themselves pursued by ruthless Security Service operatives, who are trying to kill them in order to keep secret the truth about the mysterious cosmic event. The pair must use every bit of their ingenuity to protect themselves and those they love. When Renko persuades a newspaper to publish the classified Hard Sun dossier, the government quickly discredits the story as a hoax and fear largely subsides. But the story never entirely goes away. Hard Sun is still out there -- in a thousand online forums, supported by conspiracy theorists and the dispossessed on the fringes of society and the internet. The murderers, the abusers, the serial killers, and the cult leaders all start to come out of the woodwork. Now, it's up to Hicks and Renko to take them down, and they start their work by investigating a killer for whom the Hard Sun hoax is very real. HARD SUN had its U.S. premiere on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as Hulu released the entire six-episode first season.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Euston Films


  • - London UK