Action movie star Zane Cannon was murdered while rehearsing Hamlet, a play with co-star Naomi Fox directed by Erin Cherloff, both seriously reputed. The team soon finds links with Zane's ex-con stepbrother, Johnny Toro, Guadalajara drug cartel-baron, Jorge 'El Oso' Zamacona and his so far clean-reputed brother businessman, Hector. Castle gets snatched by Jorge, who demands a script recounting his life. Meanwhile the Broadway scene is proven far from innocent.
Did You Know?
The cartel leader is nicknamed "El Oso" and is said to have recently escaped from a Mexican prison. He wants Castle to write the events of his life story. This is an obvious reference to the real cartel lord "El Chapo" who escaped from a maximum security Mexican prison them met with celebrity movie star Sean Penn to give him his life story. See more
Considering she managed to come up with, plan out, and execute - all completely under the radar - an extravagant 'murder mystery' for Castle to solve in "Castle: The Lives of Others
", it's unlikely that, even off the cuff, Beckett would be unable to plan something as simple as a date night. See more
"To be, or not to be, that is the question. Whether it is nobler..."
Whether it... Whether it's... What?
[looks at script
"Whether 'tis." Whether 'tis! 'Tis, 'tis.