BBC America orders season of INTRUDERS.

Today, BBC AMERICA announced an order, of eight episodes, for the new original thriller series, INTRUDERS, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Glen Morgan (The X-Files, Those Who Kill), writer and executive producer, has penned the script based on Michael Marshall Smith’s novel THE INTRUDERS.

Taut, menacing, sinister, gripping, intelligent, action-packed – everything you could want from a thriller.Jack Whalen was an LAPD patrol cop for twelve years. He left under a cloud and now he’s not really sure what he is. One thing he does know is that he loves his wife, Amy. So when she goes missing on a routine business trip to Seattle his world is shaken. Jack sets out to search for her, only to discover that there is something far more mysterious going on than her disappearance.Then Jack is contacted by a childhood acquaintance, Gary Fisher. Fisher, now a lawyer, wants Jack’s help in solving a puzzle thrown up by businessman’s will. It’s a puzzle that involves some unsolved slayings: could there be more to Gary’s sudden reappearance in Jack’s life than he’s letting on?Meanwhile, a ten-year-old girl goes missing after an encounter with a sinister stranger. It gradually becomes clear, however, that she’s very far from defenseless…Searching for answers in the dark secrets of a past that still haunts him, Jack discovers that the truth has roots deeper and darker than he ever feared.

Perry Simon, General Manager, BBC AMERICA said: “Intruders features an imaginative premise that fits perfectly with BBC AMERICA’s signature block of complex and otherworldly dramas led by Doctor Who and Orphan Black. Glen Morgan has delivered a brilliant script, and we’re thrilled to be working with Glen, Jane Tranter, Julie Gardner and our colleagues at BBC Worldwide Productions on this provocative new series.”

Glen Morgan, writer and executive producer, added: “I am excited to be working with Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner who have been so groundbreaking in this genre across both sides of the Atlantic, and I am delighted BBC AMERICA has greenlit Intruders to series.”

INTRUDERS will begin production in Spring of 2014.