Sundance Channel has signed on to co-produce the miniseries Top of the Lake, starring Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss.
The AMC Networks-owned cabler will produce the seven-part
scripted project with BBC Worldwide. Moss stars as a detective searching for a
missing pregnant 12-year-old in the remote mountains of New Zealand.
Top of the Lake
also stars Holly Hunter, Peter Mullan and David Wenham. Jane Campion wrote the
script with Gerard Lee, and Campion will direct alongside Garth Davis.
Sundance Channel has been expanding its presence in the
scripted space since the success of last year's Carlos, recently picking up two more dramas, Rectify and Appropriate Adult.