TNT Announces Premiere Date for “The Alienist” and Offers a New Trailer (Video)


New York City is plagued by a serial killer in 1896 in the new psychological drama, starring Daniel Brühl (Captain America: Civil War), (Beauty and the Beast) and Dakota Fanning, which the network has announced will premiere on Monday, Jan. 22 at 9pm, while at the same time releasing a new trailer which you can watch below.

When a series of murders of boy prostitutes takes place in 19th Century New York, the police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt (Brian Geraghty) upon an “alienist,” Dr. Laszlo Kreizier (Brühl) to investigate along with his assistants, illustrator John Moore (evans) and Sara Howard (Fanning), a secretary hoping to become the city’s first female police detective. Using psychology and forensic techniques, this odd group tries to find and capture the city’s first serial killer.

The show also stars Douglas Smith, Matthew Shear, Matt Lintz, Robert Ray Wisdom and Q’orianka Kilcher.

The co- between Paramount and Turner Broadcasting’s Studio T is directed by Jakob Verbruggen, who also exec. produces with Cary Fukunaga, Eric Roth, Hossein Amini, E. Max Frye, Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin and Rosalie Swedlin, plus Chris Symes.

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