First Look: Trailer for TNT’s new drama THE ALIENIST

From TNT this morning – the first look at their dark new drama THE ALIENIST, starring Daniel Brühl, Dakota Fanning, Brian Geraghty, and Luke Evans.

What do we know? The Alienist is an upcoming American drama television series based on the novel of same name by Caleb Carr. The psychological thriller drama is set in 1896, when a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has gripped the city. Newly appointed top cop Teddy Roosevelt calls upon Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a criminal psychologist — aka alienist — and newspaper illustrator John Moore to conduct the investigation in secret. Joining them in the probe is Sara Howard, a headstrong secretary at Police Headquarters.

Check it out!

To say it looks intense would be an understatement.  Are you in?

Some additional info: Currently shooting in Budapest, Hungary, with BAFTA-nominated director Jakob Verbruggen (Black Mirror) at the helm, THE ALIENIST also stars Douglas Smith (Miss Sloane), Matthew Shear (Mistress America), Matt Lintz (Pixels), Robert Wisdom (The Wire) and Q’orianka Kilcher (The New World). The series is is a co-production of Paramount Television and Turner’s Studio T, with Verbruggen, Emmy® winner Cary Fukunaga (True Detective), Academy Award® winner Eric Roth (Forrest Gump), Academy Award® nominee Hossein Amini (Drive), E. Max Frye (Foxcatcher) and Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin and Rosalie Swedlin serving as executive producers and Marshall Persinger (Rectify) as co-executive producer.

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