International deals for Normal People mean it will be shown all over the world
The success of the show continues.
Normal People is set to be shown in over 20 countries all over the world after the international rights were sold.
Endeavor Content, the international distributor, has unveiled the selection of international deals for Hulu and BBC Three’s hit drama.
The series was made in Ireland by Element Pictures and has seen global success in recent weeks.
Lionsgate-owned international streamer Starzplay has bought exclusive rights to the adaptation of the Sally Rooney novel for Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Latin America and Japan.
RTÉ also acquired rights to the series with episodes airing on Tuesday nights. RTÉ last week reported the series had picked up 1.1 million streams on the RTÉ player after just six episodes.
Endeavor has also sold the rights the series in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Greece, Cyprus and Malta, Iceland, Finland, New Zealand, Norway, Russia and Sweden.
The show, which has won rave reviews and caused controversy on Irish radio for its depiction of sex, is directed by Oscar-winning director Lenny Abrahamson, and Hettie Macdonald, and stars Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal in the lead roles.