We are thrilled to be developing the award winning Colin McLaren's first TV drama. SURROGATES is an 8 x 60 mins dark conspiracy thriller set in the near-now.
On a remote island a highly secretive company provides a ‘surrogate child service’ for couples who want to experience parenthood without the years of hard work, love and devotion required to bring up a normal, happy child. The children have been donated to the company by rich parents who no longer have the time nor the inclination to deal with their damaged kids.
… A grieving father signs up for the service, hoping to replicate the relationship he had with his recently deceased son. He soon realises he’s made a mistake and tries to walk away. But there’s a reason the company have remained secret all these years...
SURROGATES is a cautionary tale about the commodification of parental relationships in a consumerist world.