Jakob is currently in production on The Alienist, written by Hoss Amini for
TNT, Paramount and Anonymous Content. Previously he directed Black Mirror, and the season finale of House of Cards Season 4. He also directed London Spy, starring Ben Wishaw and Jim Broadbent, for which he was nominated for a BAFTA Craft Award for Best Director. Jakob directed BBC crime drama The Fall for Artists Studio, starring Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan which was nominated for a BAFTA for Best Mini Series. It was described by the Guardian as 'one of the best dramas on the BBC in years.' Subsequently he directed 2 episodes of the US version of The Bridge, starring Diane Kruger.
Written by acclaimed author Tom Rob Smith (Child 44). In the centre of London is a street with the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service on one side and the headquarters of gay clubbing on the other. London Spy is the story of a chance romance between two people from opposite sides of that street.
A gripping psychological thriller that forensically examines the lives of two hunters; a detective and a serial killer.
Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses.
Based on the TV crime drama about female detective, Hannah Maes, who leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses.