Jason Bateman In Talks For THE OUTSIDER Season 2
HBO’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Outsider with Ben Mendelsohn, Jason Bateman, and Cynthia Erivo hit earlier this yr. And at the moment Bateman talked a bit about season 2.
He tells Collider: “Nicely I do know that they’re speaking about it and Richard Value is enjoying with some concepts and taking some first steps as to what that second yr may and really feel like. Clearly, it’s a whole free-ball as a result of the primary season exhausted 100% of [Stephen King’s] guide, the IP. So, it’s actually all as much as him. I by no means wish to step on the garden of the writers.”
Convey it on, I say!
The restricted collection stars Ben Mendelsohn as Det. Ralph Anderson, with Jason Bateman as Terry Maitland, Cynthia Erivo as Holly Gibney, Invoice Camp as Howie Gold, Mare Winningham as Jeannie Anderson, Paddy Considine as Claude Bolton, and Julianne Nicholson as Glory Maitland.
The ten-episode season is written by Richard Value, Jessie Nickson-Lopez, and Dennis Lehane. Mendelsohn serves because the present’s producer whereas Bateman is an govt producer alongside Richard Value, Michael Costigan, Marty Bowen, and Jack Bender (Little one’s Play 3).
The Outsider begins when an eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is present in a city park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints level unmistakably to one in every of Flint Metropolis’s hottest residents. He’s Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English trainer, husband, and father of two women. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland as soon as coached, orders a fast and really public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, however Anderson and the district lawyer quickly add DNA proof to go together with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case appears ironclad. However because the investigation expands and horrifying solutions start to emerge we’re left to surprise, whereas Terry Maitland looks like a pleasant man, is he carrying one other face? The reply will shock you.