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Netflix acquires eight-part Israeli school shooting drama Blackspace

Streaming giant will run 'Blackspace', an eight-part series about a shooting carried out by masked figures

Israeli psychological thriller Blackspace, which revolves aroundthe aftermath of a fatal shooting at a secondary school, has been acquired by Netflix. 

The eight-part series,  written by Anat Gafni and Sahar Shavit and directed by Ofir Lobel, follows police as they investigate the death of four students by masked figures.

Key to their investigation is the use of an underground app, Blackspace, which students use to communicate with one another, sharing their secrets out of view of their parents.

The series – produced by Federation Entertainment, which is under the Israeli channel Reshet 13 – already has the green light for a second season from Netflix.

Reshet’s vice president of content, Ami Glam, said the Netflix deal is “a huge achievement for Reshet and for the Israeli television industry”, Ynet reported.

No release date has yet been announced.

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