Manifest (2018– )
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Passengers onboard a flight that returns five years after vanishing must piece together their old lives, and deal with mysterious voices in their heads.


David Frankel


Jeff Rake (created by), Jeff Rake





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Roxburgh ... Michaela Stone
Josh Dallas ... Ben Stone
Athena Karkanis ... Grace Stone
J.R. Ramirez ... Jared Vasquez
Luna Blaise ... Olive Stone
Jack Messina ... Cal Stone
Parveen Kaur ... Saanvi Bahl
Joel de la Fuente ... Dr. Brian Cardoso
Frank Deal ... Capt. Bill Daly
Curtiss Cook ... Radd Campbell
Richard Topol ... Harvey Stein (as Rich Topol)
Julienne Hanzelka Kim ... Kelly Taylor
Daryl Edwards ... NSA Director Vance
Jim True-Frost ... Rector Dave Hynes
Alfredo Narciso ... Captain Riojas


A mystery unfolds when a plane that disappeared five years ago returns, yet no time passed for those on the plane. Written by vhavnal

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Drama | Mystery


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Release Date:

24 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Including the show Manifest (2018), this is the fourth series in which the pilot episode centers on mysterious events which occur on a passenger airliner (at least in the twenty-first century). The other shows include: Lost (2004) , Fringe (2008) and The Strain (2014). The first two shows were produced filmed by J.J. Abrams while the last show was produced by Lost collaborator Carlton Cuse. Lost was shot in Hawaii;The pilot of Fringe was shot in Toronto but set in Boston, while the rest of the season was filmed in New York City and the later seasons were in Vancouver; The Strain was set in New York City but the majority of filming took place in Toronto; Manifest was set and filmed in New York. See more »


In one scene Ben refers to his son as the smallest 15 year old ever. However his son would be 16 not 15. Doctors give his date of birth as May 2002 and they come back in November 2018. See more »


[first lines]
Michaela Stone: [voiceover] No one can explain what happened to us on April 7, 2013. Some people called it impossible. Others called it a miracle. All I know is... it was the day my life changed forever. If you'd seen us that afternoon, you probably would have thought we looked like a typical American family returning home from vacation. My brother, Ben, and his wife, Grace, still in love after fifteen years. Their twins, Olive and Cal, always bickering like an old married couple. And the real old ...
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Awesome new concept
26 January 2019 | by sankar-civilSee all my reviews

It's a new different story starts as normal. Main character acting is perfect from first episode.

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