Peacock releases new Stephen King crime thriller “MR. MERCEDES”

Jharrel Jerome, Emmy Award-winning actor.

Peacock Announces release a new exclusive series titled, ‘MR. MERCEDES,’ based on Stephen King’s NYT best-selling Bill Hodges Trilogy, premiering October 15th. 

MR. MERCEDES follows a retired detective who is tormented by a serial killer through a series of letters and emails. This series stars Jharrel Jerome (WHEN THEY SEE US), Scott Lawrence (AVATAR, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, etc.) and Maximiliano Hernández (THIS IS US, AVENGERS: END GAME, etc).

 From Acclaimed Executive Producer David E. Kelley and Director Jack Bender, Seasons One and Two of the Crime-Thriller Drama Series will Drop Exclusively on Peacock.
Based on the New York Times Best-Selling Bill Hodges trilogy (Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers, and End of Watch) by Stephen King, MR. MERCEDES follows a retired detective who is tormented by a serial killer (Brady Hartsfield, aka Mr. Mercedes) through a series of letters and e-mails, causing him to set out on a dangerous and potentially felonious crusade to protect his loved ones and himself. 

The cast includes: Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Kelly Lynch, Jharrel Jerome, Mary-Louise Parker, Holland Taylor, Justine Lupe, Breeda Wool, Scott Lawrence, Ann Cusack, Jack Huston, Tessa Ferrer, Maximiliano Hernández, and Nancy Travis.The MR. MERCEDES trailer is now available here.

MR. MERCEDES is produced by Temple Hill Entertainment and Sonar Entertainment. 

David E. Kelley and Dennis Lehane wrote and executive produced seasons one and two along with Stephen King. Jack Bender serves as director and executive producer.

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