TV News: Murderer, Run, Harlots, Ryan, Wanderlust

Tv News Murderer Run Harlots Ryan Wanderlust

Making a Murderer
Netflix has set an October 19th premiere date for “Making a Murderer Part 2,” the second season of the Emmy Award-winning original documentary series “Making a Murderer” which followed the journey of Steven Avery from DNA exoneree and reformer to convicted murderer.

Filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos return to the Midwest where they have exclusive access to Steven Avery and his co-defendant and nephew Brendan Dassey, their families and the legal teams fighting for justice on their behalf. Over the course of ten new episodes, this provides an in-depth look at the high-stakes post-conviction process, exploring the emotional toll the process takes on all involved. [Source: Twitter]

Domhnall Gleeson has been cast in a lead role in the HBO upcoming romantic-comedic-thriller pilot “Run”. The story follows Ruby, a woman living a humdrum existence who one day gets a text, inviting her to fulfil a youthful pact promising true love and self-reinvention. Gleeson will play Billy Johnson, a successful life guru from a wealthy Irish family. [Source: Variety]

Hulu has renewed their period drama series “Harlots” for an eight-episode third season, just weeks after the second wrapped. Set against the backdrop of 18th century Georgian London, Harlots continues to follow the fortunes of the Wells family. Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville, Jessica Brown Findlay, and Eloise Smyth co-star. [Source: Hulu]

Jack Ryan
Tom Wlaschiha (“Game of Thrones”) has scored a key recurring role in the second season of Amazon’s action drama series “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”. Wlaschiha plays Max Schenkel, a mysterious foreign operative who crosses paths with Jack Ryan in South America. Season two of the series, which stars John Krasinski and Wendell Pierce, is a co-production with Paramount Television and Skydance Television. [Source: Deadline]

Netflix has released the official trailer for the six-episode dramedy series “Wanderlust” starring Toni Collette as a therapist trying to find a way to keep her spark alive with her husband after a cycling accident causes them to reassess their very suburban relationship and try something unorthodox – a polyamorous marriage. The series premieres October 19th on the service.