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"I'm certain cold-blooded killers walks among us." TNT has just released the first trailer for their upcoming TV series The Alienist.Based on the book by Caleb Carr, the historical drama "follows the hunt for a series killer responsible for the gruesome murders of boy prostitutes." The cast includes Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, and Brian Geraghty.Read More… »
TNT has released a new trailer for its upcoming psychological thriller series The Alienist. Based Caleb Carr’s bestselling novel of the same name, it stars Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, and Brian Geraghty; take a look below…
The Alienist is an upcoming American drama television series based on the novel of same name by Caleb Carr. The psychological thriller drama is set in 1896, when a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has gripped the city. Newly appointed top cop Teddy Roosevelt calls upon Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a criminal psychologist — aka alienist — and newspaper illustrator John Moore to conduct the investigation in secret. Joining them in the probe is Sara Howard, a headstrong secretary at Police Headquarters. »
- Amie Cranswick
TNT is getting into the period piece game — and it’s first effort looks positively killer.
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The basic cabler on Wednesday released the first trailer for The Alienist, starring Dakota Fanning (American Pastoral), Daniel Brühl (Rush), Luke Evans (The Girl on The Train), and Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker). The series takes place in the Gilded Age — or more specifically the year 1896, “amidst the vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation of New York,” per the synopsis — and follows the search for a serial killer preying on young male prostitutes. »
TNT released the first trailer for “The Alienist,” the new drama series from executive producer Cary Fukunaga, during their upfront presentation on Wednesday.
Fukunaga, who also executive produced Season 1 of HBO’s “True Detective,” again delves into the twisted world of serial killers, this time replacing modern day Texas with New York at the dawn of the 20th century. It follows the hunt for a serial killer responsible for the gruesome murders of multiple boy prostitutes. Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Brian Geraghty star in the series.
The series is is a co-production of Paramount Television and Turner’s Studio T, with Jakob Verbruggen, Fukunaga, Eric Roth, Hossein Amini, E. Max Frye and Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin and Rosal ie Swedlin serving as executive producers, with Marshall Persinger serving as co-executive producer.
- Joe Otterson
In a statement released to our sister site Variety, a rep for the Last Ship lead/Grey’s Anatomy alum confirms that he requested “a break to deal with personal issues,” forcing the show to hit pause on production through Memorial Day.
“[Eric] suffers from depression,” the statement continues, “and has asked for a few weeks of downtime, and the producers kindly granted that request. He looks forward to returning.”
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Calabro is set to recur next summer, during Season 5 of TNT’s summertime action-drama, in the role of Don Kinkaid, the general in charge of the modest Army that the United States has built up since the end of the plague, our sister site Deadline reports.
The Last Ship was renewed for the upcoming Season 4 midway through its summer 2016 run, then a month later had a fifth season added to that (to air in 2018). The two seasons are filming back-to-back. »
TNT has announced the premiere date for Will, its upcoming series about a young Shakespeare.
The period drama about a brilliant, tortured and wild William will premiere on Monday, July 10 at 9/8c. Set in Elizabethan England, the series will chronicle the lust, temptations and reckless behavior of the famous playwright (played by newcomer Laurie Davidson).
The cast also included Olivia DeJonge, Ewen Bremner (Banished), Colm Meaney (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Mattias Inwood (The Shannara Chronicles), Lukas Rolfe (Grantchester), Jamie Campbell Bower (Camelot) and Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers). Watch the trailer below:
TNT’s upcoming detective drama The Alienist has found a new lead actor.
Chicago P.D. alum Brian Geraghty will replace Sean Astin in the lead role of future U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt, our sister site Deadline is reporting. “Unfortunately because of scheduling difficulties, Sean Astin will no longer play the role,” the network said in a statement.
Adapted from Caleb Carr’s bestseller, the crime thriller is set in 1896 New York, where a young Roosevelt, as the newly-named NYPD commissioner, is investigating a string of brutal murders involving boy prostitutes. »
TNT’s upcoming straight-to-series drama The Alienist, which has been filming in Europe, is making a casting change midstream. Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker, Flight) has been tapped to co-star as Teddy Roosevelt, replacing Sean Astin, who originally was cast in the role. “Unfortunately because of scheduling difficulties, Sean Astin will no longer play the role,” TNT said in a statement. Astin had been filming The Alienist in Budapest while also shooting the second season… »
For a series now in its fourth season, change has been a prevalent theme so far this season on Chicago P.D.
After saying goodbye to series regular Brian Geraghty in the season three finale, the series has since also parted ways with frequent recurring guest Samuel Hunt, series regular Jon Seda and now, at least temporarily, series regular Patrick John Flueger, whose character, Adam Ruzek, begins an undercover assignment in Wednesday's episode.
"We didn't start off at the beginning of this season with a big whiteboard like, who can we move out? Who can we move in? But we certainly wanted »
- Kate Stanhope
10 items from 2017
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