The art of creating a plot for a TV story has several dimensions. Some plots are purely works of fiction, and others are inspired by real-life events that affected many people or historical events that are still celebrated or mourned to date. One historical event that has been spun into several series is the Abraham Lincoln assassination, and the 16th American President assassinated in the 18th Century.
The best Documentary that explains the assassination is “April 1865,” which dives into the events before and after the assassination of the President. Apple TV has also risen to the occasion, and one of its productions, Manhunt, will tell the story of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Here is everything you need to know.
Manhunt Season 1 Release Date: When will it premiere?
The show’s release date is yet to be established, but there is a high chance that the show will be released in 2023. It remains unkown how many episodes the series will have or the run time for each episode. Since the show originates from the United States, a high chance is that the show will be filmed and produced in the United States. The show’s filming schedule remains unknown, but we expect the creators and the streaming channel to update us. If all goes as planned, we should expect the show to be released by late 2022 or 2023.
Manhunt Season 1 Cast: Who will be appearing?
The limited series will feature Brandon Flynn, Betty Gabriel (Clickbait), Will Harrison, Hamish Linklater, Damian O’Hare, Patton Oswalt, Lili Taylor (Outer Range), Tobias Menzies (The Crown), Lovie Simone (Social Distance), and Matt Walsh. Taylor will be cast as Mary Lincoln, the wife of Abraham Lincoln, the assassinated President. Tobias Menzies will star as Edwin Santon, Brandon Flynn as Eddies Stanton, a clerk in the war department, and Betty Gabriel as Elizabeth Keckley, an acclaimed designer and Mary Lincoln’s friend. Will Harrison plays David Herold, an accomplice of the assassinator John Wilke, O’Hare as Thomas and Oswalt as Lafayette, the detective. In case Apple adds more casts, we will keep you updated.
Manhunt Season 1 Plot: What will happen?
Based on James Swanson’s book Manhunt, the series is described as part historical drama and part thriller. The series plot will be built in the aftermath of the Lincoln assassination and the fight that ensued to protect and preserve the foundation of Lincoln’s plans to reconstruct society.
The series plot will also future the historical figures, mostly black, whose lives and paths crossed with Lincoln. It will also feature the people in the escape plan and high crimes investigation, including the Mary Simmscase. Mary Simms is the slave of the doctor who gave John Wilkes, the subject who assassinated the President, a place to seek refuge while nursing him back to health.
Manhunt Season 1 Trailer: Is there any trailer out?
Apple Tv is yet to provide images or a trailer for the historical TV show. The trailer might be made available by 2022 or early 2023. As we await the series trailer, a lot of historical and period drama might interest you. The Prisoner of Shark Island, The Conspirator, Lincoln, The Day Lincoln was Shot, The Ordeal of Mr. Mudd, and They’ve killed President Lincoln are some of the series you should binge on.