City on Fire Season 1: Release Date, Cast, Plot, Trailer, And All You Know About This Mystery Drama Series!

The scary thing about life is we never know when we will take our last breath, just as depicted by the City on Fire, the upcoming Apple TV series. Based on Gath Hallberg’s novel, the series follows the life of Samatha, a student who gets shot in New York’s Central Park.

Her killers do a good job, and there is no evidence at the crime scene that gives any leads to her shooters. When Detective starts investigating her murder, they realize that Samantha is linked to numerous scandals. Apple TV gave the series order in  2021, and it has been over a year, and the series is yet to debut. Will the series eventually premiere, or will it be canceled before its completion? Stick around to find out!

City on Fire Season 1 Release Date: When will it air?

It is not known when the series will premiere as the showrunners, and the streaming channel is yet to give updates. The showrunners Jose Schwartz and Stephanie Savage were mandated to write the show in August 2021, and by October 2021, the series was ready for directing. Filming, however, started in April 2022, and it is most likely that the filming of the eight episodes will be completed by 2022 or early 2023.

City on Fire Season 1 Plot: What will happen?

The show follows Samantha, an NYU student who is shot to death. When Samantha leaves her friends at her favorite downtown club, she promises to return after finding the person she will meet. However, the friends never see her again as she turns out dead, shot in Central Park on 07/04/2003.

The mysterious part about her death is that there are no witnesses or physical evidence at the crime scene. Investigations bot her death are immediately opened, and the police discover some truth about her. She seems to be related to a string of the city fires and connected to one of the shady yet –powerful real estate families in town.

City on Fire Season 1 Cast: Who will be in?

Apple TV released the show cast early in 2021. They announced that Wyett Oleff, famous for casting in the series “I Am Not Okay With This, ” will star as the male protagonist. Oleff will star as Charlie, Samanthas friend who has struggled to come to terms with his parent’s death since he was shot two years ago. When his best friend Samantha dies, Oleff is determined to go to every length to unravel the mystery surrounding her death.

Chase Sui Wonders plays the role of Samantha, the NYU student who gets shot by unknown people; Jemima Kirke plays Regan, a manhattan real estate mogul and wife to Keith (The Lost Symbol star: Ashley Zukerman). Nico Tortorella as William, Xavier Clyde, Max Milner as Nicky, Alexandra Doke as Sewer Girl, Omid Abtahi (The Mandalorian) as Detective Ali, Kathleen Munroe as Dt. McFadden, and John Cameron (The Pure and The Damned).

City on Fire Season 1 Trailer: When can we watch it?

The series trailer is yet to be released, and since it is slated to be released in 2022, we may see the trailer this year before the show is released. Apple TV released a video of the casts that will feature in the upcoming series, and you can check it out on YouTube. Other similar series are The Year Between and Stay Awake.

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