One of the most famous murders in the United States comes to Apple TV+ with the trailer for Hunt.
Many Americans know the details of the death of Abraham Lincoln, the first assassinated US president. In the spring of 1865, he was murdered at point-blank range while attending a theatrical performance. However, few are aware of the enormous machination behind the murder. And then The conspiracy by Robert Redford or the dizzying biopic lincoln signed by the great Spielberg in 2013 (which ended just before the murder), the Serie Hunt It aims to tell with style and precision the hunt for the murderer John Wilkes Booth.
Adapted from the historical bestseller of the same name by James L. Swanson, it was filled with fascinating details that revealed the brutality of American history. Hunt You want to trust this bible of dark archives. At the helm of this transcription of a fascinating investigation, we find screenwriter and producer Monica Beletsky (previously fargo and The remains). And the trailer promises an immersion in the heart of the last year of the Civil War. where Eleven Sam’s country was under (very) high tension.
The chase begins…
Starring a promising cast that includes the British Anthony Boyle (Tetris, masters of the air) and Tobias Menzies (game of Thrones, stranger), Hunt It promises an absorbing and certainly exciting investigation. Especially since the first images attest totrue rigor in the reconstitution of the sets and costumes. The immersion in the era seems quite surprising and the serial format seems entirely appropriate to capture, with subtlety and humanity, a cornerstone of American History.
During the TCA 2024 Winter Press Tour, designer Monica Beletsky confirmed this desire for eye-level immersion:
“I think what we all wanted to do with this series is make this story, which is obviously an important part of the history of this country, as vivid and intimate as possible. (…) It is a very complex political story that “We’re telling, but also, we hope, a very human story, and one of the ways to do that is to bring these fascinating people to life in the richest and most meaningful way, as accurately as possible.”
In the cast we will also find the American Lovie Simone (The trade: the new witches, Green leaf) and Will Harrison (Daisy Jones and the Six) or the British Damian O’Hare (Lieutenant Gillette of Pirates of the Caribbean). and to discover Hunt, You will have to wait until March 15, 2024 for the first two episodes to air on Apple TV+.