The Outsider (miniseries)
The Outsider is an upcoming miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It was ordered to series on December 3, 2018, after being optioned as a miniseries by Media Rights Capital in summer 2018.
|Based on||The Outsider|
by Stephen King
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||(list of episodes)|
|Related shows||Mr. Mercedes|
- Ben Mendelsohn as Det. Ralph Anderson
- Cynthia Erivo as Holly Gibney
- Jason Bateman as Terry Maitland
- Bill Camp as Howie Gold
- Mare Winningham as Jeannie Anderson
- Paddy Considine as Claude Bolton
- Julianne Nicholson as Glory Maitland
- Yul Vazquez as Yunis Sablo
- Jeremy Bobb as Alec Pelley
- Marc Menchaca as Jack Hoskins
- Frank Deal as Fred Peterson
- Dayna Beilenson as Mildred Patterson
The miniseries was announced in June 2018, with Richard Price hired to adapt the Stephen King novel. HBO officially commissioned the series in December, with Ben Mendelsohn cast in the lead. Jason Bateman will produce, and also star in the series.
In January 2019, the core main cast was set, seeing the additions of Cynthia Erivo, Bill Camp, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Julianne Nicholson, Yul Vazquez, Jeremy Bobb and Marc Menchaca. Hettienne Park and Michael Esper will appear in recurring roles.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|1||"Fish in a Barrel"||Jason Bateman||Richard Price||January 12, 2020||TBD|
|2||"Roanoke"||Jason Bateman||Richard Price||January 12, 2020||TBD|
|3||"Dark Uncle"||Andrew Bernstein||Richard Price||January 19, 2020||TBD|
|4||"Que Viene el Coco"||Andrew Bernstein||Richard Price||January 26, 2020||TBD|
|5||"Tear-Drinker"||Igor Martinovic||Richard Price||February 2, 2020||TBD|
|6||"The One About the Yiddish Vampire"||Karyn Kusama||Jessie Nickson-Lopez||February 9, 2020||TBD|
|7||"In the Pines, In the Pines"||TBA||Dennis Lehane||February 16, 2020||TBD|
|8||"Foxhead"||TBA||TBA||February 23, 2020||TBD|
|9||"Tigers and Bears"||TBA||Dennis Lehane||March 1, 2020||TBD|
|10||"Must/Can't"||TBA||Richard Price||March 8, 2020||TBD|
The character of Holly Gibney was first introduced by King in the Bill Hodges trilogy of novels. That trilogy has been adapted into the TV series Mr. Mercedes which premiered on Audience in 2017, with Gibney portrayed by Justine Lupe.
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- Jr, Mike Fleming (11 June 2018). "Richard Price To Script MRC 10-Episode Series Adaptation Of Stephen King's 'The Outsider;' Jack Bender, Marty Bowen EPs".
- Petski, Denise (October 17, 2019). "'The Outsider': Stephen King Series Adaptation Gets HBO Premiere Date". Deadline.
- Richard Price To Script MRC 10-Episode Series Adaptation Of Stephen King’s ‘The Outsider;’ Jack Bender, Marty Bowen EPs
- ‘The Outsider’: Cynthia Erivo, Bill Camp, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Julianne Nicholson Among 10 Cast In HBO Drama Series
- "The Outsider – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
- "New HBO Drama Series THE OUTSIDER Debuts January 12". HBO. December 12, 2019. Retrieved December 13, 2019.
- "The Outsider 07: In the Pines, In the Pines". HBO. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
- "The Outsider – Episodes". Writers Guild of America West. Retrieved December 13, 2019.
- "The Outsider 08: Foxhead". HBO. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
- "The Outsider 09: Tigers and Bears". HBO. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
- "The Outsider 10: Must/Can't". HBO. Retrieved October 2, 2019.