discovery+ orders Estonia sequel
June 10, 2022
discovery+ has confirmed that a two-part sequel to the international award-winning series Estonia – The find that changes everything will drop exclusively on the global streaming service on 19 June.
The internationally renowned discovery+ documentary, commissioned in Sweden in September 2020 and produced by Monster, sparked global headlines and debate as it unearthed a previously unreported hole in the hull of the MS Estonia ferry which sank crossing the Baltic Sea in September 1994, killing 852 people.
The two-part follow-up will focus on the recent developments in the MS Estonia shipwreck investigation and explores how the Estonia – The find that changes everything documentary sparked public debate and sent political shockwaves through the Swedish government forcing them to act.
Myriam Lopez-Otazu, Group VP Content & Acquisitions EMEA at Warner Bros Discovery, said: “Following the international success of Estonia – The find that changes everything, we’re really pleased to enrich the insight provided in the first film with the two-part sequel. It’s a powerful story that had a huge impact on the investigation into the MS Estonia and we look forward to sharing the most recent developments and diving into the impact of the first series with our discovery+ viewers globally.”
Henrik Evertsson, Director at Monster, said: “In two episodes, we get to follow the public debate and the government’s response sparked by the documentary; revisiting key people connected with the investigation, new sources and follow the latest developments as we look to gain more knowledge about the wreck and the fateful course of events that led to the sinking of M/S Estonia on 28 September 1994.”