How do you handle the truth that your loving father is a sadistic serial killer? That’s the issue that’s been dealing with Malcolm Bright since he used to be just a little boy – and regardless that he’s became his skills to changing into a prison psychologist, he’s nonetheless suffering.
Michael Sheen and Tom Payne celebrity as father and son on this US drama, now set to air on Sky.
Here’s the whole lot you wish to have to grasp concerning the exciting drama.
When is Prodigal Son on TV in the United Kingdom?
CONFIRMED: Prodigal Son starts on Tuesday 28th July 2020 at 9pm on Sky One. The drama can also be to be had on NOW TV.
In america, the display has already aired on Fox – with a 20-episode run starting in September 2019 and lasting via to April.
What is Prodigal Son about?
Malcolm Bright (Tom Payne) is a serial killer profiler, in recent times of the FBI and now operating with the NYPD. And he is aware of reasonably so much about how killers assume and the way their minds paintings, as a result of his personal father, a skilled thoracic surgeon referred to as Dr Martin Whitly (Michael Sheen), used to be a infamous serial killer himself – till his crimes have been found out and he ended up at the back of bars.
For ten years, Malcolm hasn’t visited his dad. Since his father’s true identification used to be published when he used to be only a kid, he has suffered from excessive nightmares, tremors, night time terrors, insomnia and mental trauma.
But now a brand new spate of murders forces Malcolm to understand that his father would possibly have helpful data for him. For his section, Dr Whitly (aka “The Surgeon”) remains to be determined to bond along with his prodigal son, believing that they’re “the same”. Can the 2 navigate their unusual father-and-son dating?
Across 20 episodes, Malcolm works along his longtime mentor Gil Arroyo (Lou Diamond Phillips) on the NYPD in addition to detectives Dani (Aurora Perrineua) and JT (Frank Harts) and clinical examiner Dr Edrisa Tanaka (Keiko Agena).
He additionally should handle his manipulative, wealthy, alcoholic mom Jessica (Bellamy Young) and his great, customary, formidable TV reporter sister Ainsley Whitly (Halston Sage).
Is there a trailer for Prodigal Son?
Yes! Take a have a look at this:
Who is within the solid of Prodigal Son?
Leading the forged are Michael Sheen and Tom Payne.
English actor Payne, who began out as Brett in Waterloo Road, is best possible identified for enjoying Paul “Jesus” Rovia in The Walking Dead.
Sheen’s most up-to-date roles come with Good Omens, Quiz, the lockdown drama Staged, Dolittle, and The Good Fight. He’s additionally starred in Masters of Sex, Frost/Nixon, The Queen and The Special Relationship (as Tony Blair), and Midnight in Paris.
Joining them within the solid are Keiko Agena (of Gilmore Girls), Lou Diamond Phillips, Halston Sage, Aurora Perrineua, Frank Harts, Bellamy Young, Charlayne Woodard, Esau Pritchett, Dermot Mulroney, Kasjan Wilson, and Molly Griggs.
Will there be a 2nd season?
Yes! In May 2020, Prodigal Son used to be renewed for a 2nd season – having simply completed its US broadcast in April.
Fox Entertainment exec Michael Thorn stated the community used to be “thrilled to have Prodigal Son return for our 2020-21 slate.”
Prodigal Son begins 28th July on Sky and NOW TV. If you’re on the lookout for extra to observe, take a look at our TV Guide.