Compelling mystery born
lucky for me because it made it a lot easier to hide the baby,’’ Enos says.
The pilot episode became the second-highest rated premiere on US cable channel AMC — the network behind Mad Men.
Each episode in the slowburn series covers a day in the life of Linden and her erratic rookie partner Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) as they try to find who brutally murdered 17-year-old schoolgirl Rosie Larsen.
The Killing not only follows a strong female character, but the executive producer, and the director of the pilot, are women too.
‘‘ It’s amazing to me how there are still so many more male directors,’’ Enos says. ‘‘ I like men directors but it is a really lovely experience working on a show that had so many strong female voices.’’ The Killing Tonight, ONE, 8.30pm