A Strange Angel is coming to CBS All Access this summer. This week, the streaming service announced their new TV show will premiere in June.
The drama “explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction, and is inspired by the real life story of Jack Parsons.” The cast includes Jack Reynor (pictured), Rupert Friend, Bella Heathcote, Zack Pearlman, and Michael Gaston.
Strange Angel debuts on CBS All Access on June 14th.
Read more details below:
April 19, 2018 – CBS All Access announced today that its latest original drama series, STRANGE ANGEL, will launch on Thursday, June 14. New episodes of STRANGE ANGEL’s 10-episode first season will be available on demand weekly on Thursdays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.
STRANGE ANGEL, a drama series created by Mark Heyman (“Black Swan,” “The Skeleton Twins”) and based on George Pendle’s book of the same name, is inspired by the real life story of Jack Parsons and explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction.
Jack Parsons (Jack Reynor), a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker of 1930s Los Angeles, started as a janitor at a chemical factory but had fantastical dreams that led him to birth the unknown discipline of American rocketry. Along the way, he fell into a mysterious world that included sex magick rituals at night, ultimately becoming a disciple of occultist Aleister Crowley. Parsons used Crowley’s teachings of self-actualization to support his unimaginable and unprecedented endeavor to the stars.
The cast of STRANGE ANGEL includes star Jack Reynor, Bella Heathcote, Rupert Friend, Peter Mark Kendall, Michael Gaston, Greg Wise, Rade �erbed�ija, Zack Pearlman and Keye Chen.
STRANGE ANGEL is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions. Mark Heyman, David DiGilio, Ridley Scott and David W. Zucker serve as executive producers. Clayton Krueger serves as co-executive producer, and David Lowery (“A Ghost Story,” “Pete’s Dragon”) directs and executive produces.”
What do you think? Are you interested in the story of Strange Angel? Will you check out the new TV show?