All the horror fans waiting out there, the time has finally come for TV fans and book fans to rejoice the all-new HBO series The Outsider. Yes, you get that right. HBO just released a new trailer for the upcoming series, The Outsider. This one is a 10-part series based on Stephen King’s 2018 best-selling novel, and trust me, folks, it does look wild.
Consistently being on the top in the charts, HBO took a stab by adapting King’s latest twist which will hit the screens in early 2020. HBO has been making perfect grit by adapting a story by horror icon Stephen King.
The Outsider will release as an upcoming miniseries which is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. Its TV adaption showcases a crime drama with a supernatural horror twist.
The Outsider- What it is About?
Keeping the fact clear that HBO has always seen great success when it comes to crime and mystery stories. The Outsider is another such murder mystery by Stephen King, in the vein of other shows. It is the adaptation of the bestselling novel of the same name.
The story of The Outsider follows a seasoned detective which is a seemingly straightforward investigation. The investigation is about the gruesome murder of a young boy. The Outsider begins to question everything as he uncovers the secrets of a murder mystery. Join detective Ralph Anderson as he comes closer to the death finds that it is much more than a murder.
The twist in the plot comes when some insidious and strange forces begin to force edge its way to the case leading to a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in. And the world will now never be the same again for Anderson.
The Outsider’s Star Cast
The leading role in The Outsider is played by Ben Mendelsohn, who will be seen playing the role of Ralph Anderson. He is no doubt one of the best actors working today as a villain or loose cannon in films like Star Wars: Rogue One. He is joined by Cynthia Erivo who will play the role of a private investigator.
Further, you have Holly Gibney, Bill Camp as Howie Gold, Mare Winningham as Jeannie Anderson, Paddy Considine as Claude Bolton, Julianne Nicholson as Glory Maitland, Yul Vázquez as Yunis Sablo, Jeremy Bobb as Alec Pelley, Marc Menchaca as Jack Hoskins, Hettienne Park as Tomika Collins, Michael Esper as Bill Samuels, Derek Cecil as Andy Katcavage, and Max Beesley as Seale Bolton.
The Outsider-Behind the Camera
Jason Bateman and Andrew Bernstein are both the executive producers and directors, where Bateman will take the lead of the first two episodes. Richard Price and Dennis Lehane are roped in for both writings as well as executive produce.
When will The Outsider Premiere?
The Outsider will premiere on HBO on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 9 p.m.
Is The Outsider a full or limited TV series?
The language that HBO has used for the show indicates that there is going to be the only a single season of The Outsider, which means it will witness the story with a beginning, middle, and end already in place for adaptation here. That being said, that hasn’t deterred HBO before but it may happen that after the show’s phenomenal reception from critics and fans alike, it may be back with season 2. But it is again too early to say anything.
So while as per the plan there might be only 10 episodes of The Outsider, but if all goes according to plan then HBO is always open for more.
Do not forget to tune in to HBO on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 9 p.m. to witness the murder mystery.
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