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The Rook 

TV-MA | | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | TV Series (2019)
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This London-set series centers on a young woman pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries while grappling with extraordinary abilities of her own.
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Series cast summary:
Emma Greenwell ...  Myfanwy Thomas 8 episodes, 2019
Joely Richardson ...  Lady Farrier / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Jon Fletcher ...  Alex Gestalt / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Ronan Raftery ...  Robert Gestalt 8 episodes, 2019
Catherine Steadman ...  Eliza Gestalt 8 episodes, 2019
Adrian Lester ...  Conrad Grantchester 8 episodes, 2019
Olivia Munn ...  Monica Reed 8 episodes, 2019
Ruth Madeley ...  Ingrid Woodhouse 8 episodes, 2019
Tobias Cordes Tobias Cordes ...  Friend of Myfanwy 8 episodes, 2019
Gina McKee ...  Jennifer Birch 7 episodes, 2019
Tamsin Topolski ...  Bronwyn 6 episodes, 2019
Barry Atsma ...  Peter van Syoc 5 episodes, 2019
Shelley Conn ...  Danielle Wulff 4 episodes, 2019
Howard Corlett Howard Corlett ...  Trevor Birch 4 episodes, 2019
Michael Karim ...  Nazim 4 episodes, 2019
Michael McElhatton ...  Lorik 4 episodes, 2019
Yohanna Ephrem Yohanna Ephrem ...  Jasmine Motha 3 episodes, 2019
Nikolaos Brahimllari ...  Zef 3 episodes, 2019
Luke Roberts ...  Marcus Kevler 3 episodes, 2019
Paul Blackwell Paul Blackwell ...  Police officer 3 episodes, 2019
James D'Arcy ...  Andrew Bristol 2 episodes, 2019
Eleanor Matsuura ...  Claudia Clifton 2 episodes, 2019
Simon Bubb ...  Kyle Miller 2 episodes, 2019
Steven Pacey Steven Pacey ...  Gordon 2 episodes, 2019
Aidan O'Callaghan ...  Apex Analyst / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Michael Thyx Michael Thyx ...  Geoffrey 2 episodes, 2019
Kwami Odoom Kwami Odoom ...  Jay 2 episodes, 2019
Joshua Squire ...  Myfanwy's Friend 2 episodes, 2019
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The London-set series centers on a young woman pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries while grappling with extraordinary abilities of her own. After waking in a park with total amnesia surrounded by dead bodies, she must fight to uncover her past, and resume her position at the head of Britain's most secret (supernatural) service before the traitors who stole her memory can finish what they started.

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Hulu was originally going to make the series. See more »

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Featured in The IMDb Show: Take 5 With Emma Greenwell (2019) See more »

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It's Fine as Long as You Haven't Read the Book
19 November 2019 | by emu81684See all my reviews

The show is based on a book by the same name, which is all kinds of supernatural crazy. It's awesome if you're interested.

The show, on the other hand, seems to want to stay relatively grounded in reality, and as a result, I guess they had to rework A LOT of the source material. As a result, it's nothing like the novel, so if that's why you want to watch the show, just be prepared. They're the same in name and characters only. Hell, some of the characters don't even have the same powers they do in the novel.

As a show, though, it's not bad. I couldn't make myself like the lead, however. She just wasn't intriguing or interesting enough for me to care about whether or not she gets her memories back. Genuinely didn't care. I watched it more for the background characters, but obviously they were mostly pushed aside for the lead.

It's an okay show if you're looking for something to watch in a block. I couldn't imagine having to sit back and wait a week for each episode. It definitely wasn't interesting enough for me to do that.

Still, why not? I liked it ell enough, so maybe you will, too.


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30 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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