March 28 (UPI) -- Archie Panjabi and Jack Davenport have signed on to star in Next of Kin, a six-part thriller helmed by
Filming is scheduled to start in the United Kingdom in April and expected to last for four months.
The Good Wife alum Panjabi will play a London physician, while the Pirates of the Caribbean veteran Davenport will play her husband, a political lobbyist.
"Family life is shattered when Mona's brother is brutally murdered whilst working for a medical charity abroad," a press release noted. "As the death brings buried secrets to light, Mona's family finds itself under suspicion, each drawn deep into a tangle of betrayal and conspiracy as they try to protect their loved ones and careers. Mona finds herself facing the ultimate dilemma: how far would you go to keep your family safe?"
"I was instantly hooked by Paul [Rutman] and Natasha [Narayan's] gripping and intelligent script," Chadwick said in a statement. "This is a highly relevant and important story in today's multicultural Britain, telling -- from a domestic perspective -- how a family can be ripped apart by events larger than themselves. I'm excited to be working with such stellar talent in Archie Panjabi and Jack Davenport, who are perfectly cast as a loving couple struggling with divided loyalties."