Created by Gaia Violo and Matt Cirulnick, and directed by Oded Ruskin, “Absentia” stars Stana Katic (“Castle”) as a young FBI agent who goes missing while conducting an investigation on Boston’s most famous serial killer. She is found barely alive six years later in a cabin in the woods, with no memory of what happened during her captivity. After discovering that her husband has remarried and her son is being raised by another woman, she soon finds herself implicated in a new series of murders.
Altice will roll out the series on its subscription-based service SFR Play starting Friday. Two episodes will be available on the service every week. “Absentia” will then kick off on Altice Studio starting Nov. 3, with three episodes every week.
The full series, which comprises 10 episodes, will be available on 4K UHD on Dec. 8 on SFR Play.
Altice Studio, the French telco’s channel dedicated to films and series, launched Aug. 22 and reaches an average of 1.5 million viewers. The company’s streaming service, SFR Play, has more than 2 million subscribers and boasts a library of more than 10,000 titles, including 1,200 feature films, more than a third of which are French movies.
Altice’s slate of drama series includes “Medici: The Masters of Florence,” “French Riviera” and “Taken.”