- Astonishing story of the high-stakes hunt for John Wilkes Booth
- Based on the bestselling & Edgar Award-winning nonfiction book
- 7-part limited series streaming on Apple TV+
- Stars Emmy Award-winning actor Tobias Menzies
- Well-made thriller about a disquieting true story
Apple TV has released the first trailer for the upcoming conspiracy thriller series titled ‘Manhunt’. Set to premiere on Apple TV+ in March, the series tells the astonishing story of the high-stakes hunt for John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. While the assassination itself is a well-known historical event, ‘Manhunt’ aims to shed light on the lesser-known details and complexities surrounding the crime. Based on the bestselling and Edgar Award-winning nonfiction book by James L. Swanson, the series promises to be a gripping exploration of one of the most infamous crimes in American history.
The Hunt for John Wilkes Booth
‘Manhunt’ focuses on the aftermath of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and the intense search for his killer, John Wilkes Booth. The series delves into the conspiracy surrounding the assassination, exploring the motives and actions of those involved. With a talented cast led by Emmy Award-winning actor Tobias Menzies as Edwin Stanton, the U.S. Attorney General at the time, and Anthony Boyle as John Wilkes Booth, audiences can expect powerful performances that bring this historical thriller to life.
A Fresh Perspective
What makes ‘Manhunt’ unique is its commitment to presenting a fresh perspective on a well-known historical event. The series aims to shed light on the lesser-understood aspects of Lincoln’s assassination, providing viewers with a deeper understanding of the conspiracy and the people involved. By drawing from the bestselling book by James L. Swanson, ‘Manhunt’ offers a meticulously researched and compelling narrative that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
A Well-Made Thriller
The trailer for ‘Manhunt’ showcases high production values and a tense atmosphere that sets the stage for an intense and gripping series. The attention to detail in recreating the historical setting, combined with the talented cast and the intriguing storyline, promises a captivating viewing experience. From the haunting performances to the stunning cinematography, ‘Manhunt’ is shaping up to be a well-made thriller that will leave audiences wanting more.
‘Manhunt’ offers a fresh and compelling take on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, diving into the conspiracy and the hunt for John Wilkes Booth. With a talented cast, a gripping storyline, and high production values, the limited series is poised to captivate audiences when it arrives on Apple TV+ in March. Fans of historical thrillers and those intrigued by the mysteries surrounding Lincoln’s assassination won’t want to miss this highly anticipated series.