The Outsider is coming! HBO has revealed the premiere date for the new series, which is based on another novel by Stephen King. The series will premiere in January, and viewers are now being given their first look at the new drama.
“Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, THE OUTSIDER is a new drama series that explores the investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy and the mysterious force surrounding the case.
Debuting SUNDAY, JAN. 12 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT) with two episodes back-to-back, the ten-episode series follows police detective Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn), as he sets out to investigate the mutilated body of 11-year-old Frankie Peterson found in the Georgia woods. The mysterious circumstances surrounding this horrifying crime leads Ralph, still grieving the recent death of his own son, to bring in unorthodox private investigator Holly Gibney (Cynthia Erivo), whose uncanny abilities he hopes will help explain the unexplainable.
The cast includes Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline, Ready Player One) as Ralph Anderson; Tony Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple, Harriet) as Holly Gibney; Bill Camp (Emmy®-nominee for The Night Of) as Howie Salomon; Mare Winningham (Oscar® nominee for Georgia) as Ralph’s wife Jeannie Anderson; Paddy Considine (HBO’s upcoming The Third Day) as Claude Bolton, manager of a local strip club; Julianne Nicholson (HBO’s upcoming Mare of Easttown) as Glory Maitland; Yul Vázquez (Divorce) as Georgia Bureau of Investigation detective Yunis Sablo; Jeremy Bobb (CINEMAX’s The Knick) as Alec Pelley, a private investigator hired by Howie; and Marc Menchaca (The Sinner) as detective Jack Hoskins; with Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Jason Bateman (Ozark, Arrested Development) as Terry Maitland.”
Check out the new trailer and poster for The Outsider below.
What do you think? Will you check out this new HBO drama?