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Netflix's Safe: Exclusive first trailer for Michael C. Hall in gated community drama

The first season's ending will apparently 'wallop you like a surprise wave at the beach'

Christopher Hooton
Friday 20 April 2018 12:42 BST

Today we exclusively bring you the first Trailer for Safe, a Netflix original created by bestselling author Harlan Coben and written by BAFTA and Emmy-winner Danny Brocklehurst (Shameless).

Set in the UK, the official synopsis is as follows:

'Michael C Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under) plays Tom, a paediatric surgeon and single father of two teenage daughters who is struggling to deal with the loss of his wife from cancer more than two years previously. Living and raising his children in a beautiful gated community surrounded by close friends, Tom finds himself on a journey that transforms everyone he knows. How far will you go to protect your family? It’s a question often asked, but Tom will now live it.

'Amanda Abbington (Sherlock, Crooked House) joins Hall and is playing Sophie - a formidable detective sergeant. Intelligent, dynamic, perceptive and smart, Sophie lives in the same gated community as Tom and like him, is raising two kids single-handedly. Sophie knows you can’t trust anybody and we glimpse that she is burdened with secrets of her own.'

Creator and executive producer Harlan Coban said that "Safe is, I hope, a gripping crime drama, one with thrills and twists -- but it is really about the ties and bonds that hold together four families and a community.

"I wanted to tell a story about how hard it is to raise our children in today’s world and about the unique challenges of having teenagers. How far will we parents go to protect our families? That’s the heart of the story."

He also promised a season 1 ending that's "going to wallop you like a surprise wave at the beach."

Safe hits Netflix on 10 May.

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