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First Trailer For HBO’s Stephen King Adaptation The Outsider Online

October 17, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
The Outsider Ben Mendelsohn

HBO has released the first trailer for its upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s The Outsider. You can check out the trailer below for the series, which will star Ben Mendelsohn and Jason Bateman and is based on the Stephen King book of the same name. Also appearing in the show are Bill Camp, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Julianne Nicholson, Yul Vázquez, Jeremy Bobb, Marc Menchaca, Hettienne Park, Michael Esper, Derek Cecil and Max Beesley.

The 10-episode series premieres on January 12th, 2020 and follows police detective Ralph Anderson (Mendelsohn), as he sets out to investigate the mutilated body of 11-year-old Frankie Peterson found in the Georgia woods.

The mysterious circumstances surrounding this horrifying crime leads Ralph, still grieving the recent death of his own son, to bring in unorthodox private investigator Holly Gibney (Cynthia Erivo), whose uncanny abilities he hopes will help explain the unexplainable.