Acorn Falls For ‘Detectorists’; Boards BBC Comedy As North American Co-Producer

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Adding a comedy to its string of UK drama co-productions, Acorn Media Enterprises has boarded Detectorists for Season 3. The BAFTA-winning series that’s written and directed by Mackenzie Crook, who stars with Toby Jones, centers on two oddball metal detecting enthusiasts as they scour the English countryside for treasure. Rachael Stirling co-stars. The six-episode Season 3 is currently in production with a U.S. streaming premiere on Acorn TV planned for early 2018. Acorn…