Patty Jenkins Directs, Chris Pine Stars and Sam Sheridan Writes Six-Episode Suspense Drama Inspired by the Life of Fauna Hodel
LOS ANGELES – TNT launches its highly anticipated limited suspense drama I Am the Nightfrom director Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman, Monster) and writer Sam Sheridan (A Fighter's Heart, The Disaster Diaries), starring Chris Pine (Wonder Woman, Star Trek), on Monday, January 28, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).
The talented roster joining Pine includes India Eisley (Underworld Awakening, Look Away) as Fauna Hodel, Tony Award Winner Jefferson Mays (The Americans, Law & Order: SVU) as George Hodel, Leland Orser (Berlin Station) as Peter Sullivan, Yul Vazquez (Last Flag Flying) as Billis, Dylan Smith (Maze Runner: The Death Cure, Lemonade) as Sepp,Golden Brooks (Girlfriends) as Jimmy Lee, Justin Cornwell (Training Day, We Are Boats) as Terrence Shye, Jay Paulson (Mad Men) as Ohls and Connie Nielsen (Wonder Woman) as Corinna Hodel.
Jenkins directs I Am the Night, which is written by Sheridan. The series is produced by Turner's Studio T, with Jenkins, Michael Sugar (13 Reasons Why, Spotlight), Pine and Sheridan serving as executive producers. Carl Franklin (House of Cards, Homeland) and Victoria Mahoney (Claws) each direct two episodes.
TNT is basic cable's #1 network in primetime with young adults and is home to one of cable's most popular slates of original series, including The Alienist, Animal Kingdom, Claws, the upcoming Snowpiercer, Tell Me Your Secrets, The Angel of Darkness and Raised by Wolves. TNT also presents popular shows such as Arrow, Supernatural, Bones and Castle; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards® and the iHeartRadio Music Awards; and championship sports coverage, including the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
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