Studio 5 is home to Jadran films The Witch of Grich TV series currently produced by Jadran film as its in – house flagship project. This is the first European TV series about „witch hunts” and „witch burning” on stakes. Story is based on the bestselling series of books „Grich Witch” by Marija Jurić Zagorka.
More than 10 million copies have been sold, so far, in eastern European countries. Just last year, over 700 000 copies of MJ Zagorka books were sold in Croatia.
The story is based on authentic court and church documents found in Archives in cities of Zagreb, Budapest and Vienna, something which has never been seen on movies or TV. The Grich Witch is a fascinating, compelling and terrifying story.
Story takes place in 18th century during Habsburg monarchy rule, in an old city of Zagreb and Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Amongst historical characters in this TV series, we will find Maria Theresa, Joseph II, and Marie Antoinette played by top European and American cast.