Thursday, August 16, 2018

TNT Orders 'The Alienist' Sequel Series Entitled 'The Angel of Darkness'

TNT has today officially ordered a sequel series to the successful limited series The Alienist entitled The Angel of Darkness. The new limited series will see Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning returning to the roles.

Based on the followup novel of the same name by Caleb Carr, The Angel of Darkness will take place a year after the events of The Alienist and focuses on the disappearance of a Spanish diplomat's daughter.

The new series is a co-production with Studio T, Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. Eric Roth, Steve Golin, Rosalie Swedlin and Cary Joji Fukunaga will serve as executive producers.

"We could not be prouder of The Alienist's outstanding, award-worthy performance and all of the work the incredible actors and crew put in to bring that story and time period to life," said Sarah Aubrey, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, TNT. "Our audience fell in love with these multi-dimensional, timeless characters and the journey of their struggles living in complicated times. With this new story in TNT's Suspense Collection, we will further immerse viewers into their world as they are confronted with a new enemy."